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Triple fixed-sign solutions in modelling a system with Hermite boundary conditions

Journal of Inequalities and Applications20052005:746740

DOI: 10.1155/JIA.2005.363

Received: 21 August 2003

Published: 31 August 2005


We consider the following system of differential equations , , together with Hermite boundary conditions , , , , where , for , and . By using different fixed point theorems, we offer criteria for the existence of three solutions of the system which are of "prescribed signs" on the interval .

Authors’ Affiliations

School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University


© Wong and Soh. 2005