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ABSTRACT

4.1.INTRODUCTORY REMARKS

4.2.INTRODUCTION

4.3.ORBITS AND RESONANCES

4.4.N-BODY SIMULATIONS

4.5.ON ANGULAR MOMENTUM EXCHANGE AND THE ROLE OF RESONANCES: THE ANALYTIC APPROACH

4.6.ON ANGULAR MOMENTUM EXCHANGE AND THE ROLE OF RESONANCES: INPUT FROM SIMULATIONS
4.6.1.General comments
4.6.2.Calculating the orbital frequencies
4.6.3.Material at resonance
4.6.4.Angular momentum exchange
4.6.5.Types of models
4.6.6.Live versus rigid halo
4.6.7.Distribution of frequencies for MD- and MH-type models
4.6.8.Bar strength

4.7.BAR SLOWDOWN
4.7.1.Results from N-body simulations
4.7.2.A schematic view
4.7.3.What sets the pattern speed value?

4.8.BOXY/PEANUT BULGES
4.8.1.Peanuts: input from simulations, orbits and observations
4.8.2.Peanut-related orbital structure
4.8.3.Peanuts as parts of bars: shape and extent
4.8.4.The boxy/peanut system in the Milky Way

4.9.SECULAR EVOLUTION OF THE DISK AND OF ITS SUBSTRUCTURES
4.9.1.Redistribution of the disk mass: formation of the disky bulge
4.9.2.Redistribution of the disk mass: the disk scale-length and extent
4.9.3.Redistribution of the disk mass: maximum versus sub-maximum disks
4.9.4.Secular evolution of the halo component

4.10.COMPARISON WITH OBSERVATIONS

4.11.SUMMARY AND DISCUSSION

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