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Simultaneous versus Nonsimultaneous Blowup for a System of Heat Equations Coupled Boundary Flux

Boundary Value Problems20072007:075258

DOI: 10.1155/2007/75258

Received: 5 November 2006

Accepted: 23 March 2007

Published: 20 May 2007


This paper deals with a semilinear parabolic system in a bounded interval, completely coupled at the boundary with exponential type. We characterize completely the range of parameters for which nonsimultaneous and simultaneous blowup occur.


Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Mathematics, Jincheng College of Sichuan University
Department of Mathematics, Sun Yat-Sen University
School of Mathematical Sciences, South China University of Technology


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