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Existence of Positive Solutions for Fourth-Order Three-Point Boundary Value Problems

Boundary Value Problems20082007:068758

https://doi.org/10.1155/2007/68758

  • Received: 11 July 2007
  • Accepted: 7 November 2007
  • Published:

Abstract

We are concerned with the nonlinear fourth-order three-point boundary value problem , , , , . By using Krasnoselskii's fixed point theorem in a cone, we get some existence results of positive solutions.

Keywords

  • Differential Equation
  • Partial Differential Equation
  • Ordinary Differential Equation
  • Functional Equation
  • Point Theorem

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of Mathematics, Huaiyin Teachers College, Huaian, 223300, China

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