Computational and Applied Mathematics

, Volume 34, Issue 1, pp 1–16 | Cite as

Laplace transform-homotopy perturbation method as a powerful tool to solve nonlinear problems with boundary conditions defined on finite intervals

  • U. Filobello-Nino
  • H. Vazquez-Leal
  • Y. Khan
  • A. Perez-Sesma
  • A. Diaz-Sanchez
  • V. M. Jimenez-Fernandez
  • A. Herrera-May
  • D. Pereyra-Diaz
  • J. M. Mendez-Perez
  • J. Sanchez-Orea


This article proposes Laplace transform-homotopy perturbation method (LT-HPM) to solve nonlinear differential equations with Dirichlet, mixed, and Neumann boundary conditions. After comparing figures between approximate and exact solutions, we will see that the proposed solutions are of high accuracy and, therefore, that LT-HPM is extremely efficient.


Homotopy perturbation method Nonlinear differential equation Approximate solutions Laplace transform Laplace transform homotopy perturbation method Dirichlet Boundary condition Neumann boundary condition Gelfand’s differential equation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • U. Filobello-Nino
    • 1
  • H. Vazquez-Leal
    • 1
  • Y. Khan
    • 2
  • A. Perez-Sesma
    • 1
  • A. Diaz-Sanchez
    • 3
  • V. M. Jimenez-Fernandez
    • 1
  • A. Herrera-May
    • 4
  • D. Pereyra-Diaz
    • 1
  • J. M. Mendez-Perez
    • 1
  • J. Sanchez-Orea
    • 1
  1. 1.Electronic Instrumentation and Atmospheric Sciences SchoolUniversity of VeracruzXalapaMexico
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsZhejiang UniversityHangzhouChina
  3. 3.National Institute for Astrophysics, Optics and ElectronicsPueblaMexico
  4. 4.Micro and Nanotechnology Research CenterUniversity of VeracruzBoca del RioMexico

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