Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computing

, Volume 33, Issue 1, pp 437–448

Exact number of pseudo-symmetric positive solutions for a p-Laplacian three-point boundary value problems and their applications

Authors

  • Meiqiang Feng
    • Department of MathematicsBeijing Information Science & Technology University
    • Department of Mathematics and PhysicsNorth China Electric Power University
    • Department of MathematicsBeijing Institute of Technology
  • Weigao Ge
    • Department of MathematicsBeijing Institute of Technology
Article

DOI: 10.1007/s12190-009-0295-9

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Feng, M., Zhang, X. & Ge, W. J. Appl. Math. Comput. (2010) 33: 437. doi:10.1007/s12190-009-0295-9
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Abstract

In this paper, the exact number of pseudo-symmetric positive solutions is obtained for a class of three-point boundary value problems with one-dimensional p-Laplacian. The interesting point is that the nonlinearity f is general form: f(u)=λg(u)+h(u). Meanwhile, some properties of the solutions are given in details. The arguments are based upon a quadrature method.

Keywords

Exact numberPositive solutionsPseudo-symmetricQuadrature method

Mathematics Subject Classification (2000)

34B15
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