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Acta Mathematicae Applicatae Sinica

, Volume 21, Issue 1, pp 77–80 | Cite as

Existence of Solutions of a Two-Point Boundary Value Problem

  • Shu-hong Wu
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Abstract

A two-point boundary value problem with a non-negative parameter Q arising in the study of surface tension induced flow of a liquid metal or semiconductor is studied. We prove that the problem has at least one solution for Q ≥ 0. This improves a recent result that the problem has at least one solution for 0 ≤ Q ≤ 13.21.

Keywords

two-point boundary value problem Brouwer degree existence of solution 2000 

2000 MR Subject Classification

34B07 34B08 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsHuazhong University of Science and TechnologyWuhan 430074China

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