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Multiplicity Results Using Bifurcation Techniques for a Class of Fourth-Order -Point Boundary Value Problems

Boundary Value Problems20092009:970135

  • Received: 13 March 2009
  • Accepted: 12 April 2009
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By using bifurcation techniques, this paper investigates the existence of nodal solutions for a class of fourth-order -point boundary value problems. Our results improve those in the literature.


  • Differential Equation
  • Partial Differential Equation
  • Ordinary Differential Equation
  • Functional Equation
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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Mathematics, Shandong Normal University, Jinan, 250014, China
Department of Mathematics, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland


© Y. Liu and D. O’Regan. 2009

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