Infinitely Many Solutions for Perturbed Hemivariational Inequalities

  • Giuseppina D'Aguì1, 2 and

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    • Giovanni Molica Bisci3Email author

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      Boundary Value Problems20102010:363518

      DOI: 10.1155/2010/363518

      Received: 8 September 2010

      Accepted: 28 November 2010

      Published: 6 December 2010


      We deal with a perturbed eigenvalue Dirichlet-type problem for an elliptic hemivariational inequality involving the -Laplacian. We show that an appropriate oscillating behaviour of the nonlinear part, even under small perturbations, ensures the existence of infinitely many solutions. The main tool in order to obtain our abstract results is a recent critical-point theorem for nonsmooth functionals.

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      Authors’ Affiliations

      DIMET, Faculty of Engineering, University of Reggio Calabria
      DiSIA, Faculty of Engineering, University of Messina
      Department P.A.U., Architecture Faculty, University of Reggio Calabria


      © Giuseppina D'Aguì and Giovanni Molica Bisci. 2010

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