Differential Equations

, Volume 51, Issue 10, pp 1369–1386 | Cite as

Time-periodic problem for a weakly nonlinear telegraph equation with directional derivative in the boundary condition

  • S. S. KharibegashviliEmail author
  • O. M. Dzhokhadze
Partial Differential Equations


We study a time-periodic problem for the wave equation with a power-law nonlinearity and with a directional derivative in the boundary condition. We study the existence, uniqueness, and absence of solutions of the problem.


Periodic Solution Nonlocal Condition Nonlinear Hyperbolic Equation Unique Classical Solution Quasilinear Wave Equation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Andrea Razmadze Mathematical Institute of I. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State UniversityTbilisiGeorgia
  2. 2.I. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State UniversityTbilisiGeorgia

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