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

Boundary Value Problems20072007:075258

  • Received: 5 November 2006
  • Accepted: 23 March 2007
  • Published:


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.


  • Differential Equation
  • Partial Differential Equation
  • Ordinary Differential Equation
  • Functional Equation
  • Heat Equation


Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Mathematics, Jincheng College of Sichuan University, Chengdu, 611731, China
Department of Mathematics, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, 510275, China
School of Mathematical Sciences, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, 510640, China


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© M. Fan and L. Du 2007

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