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  • Research Article
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Local solution of carrier's equation in a noncylindrical domain

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Journal of Inequalities and Applications20052005:313250

  • Received: 29 April 2003
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We study Carrier's equation in a noncylindrical domain. We use the penalty method combined with Faedo-Galerkin and compactness arguments. We obtain results of the existence and uniqueness of the local solution.

Authors’ Affiliations

Departamento de Matemática, Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica, São José dos Campos, São Paulo, 12228-900, Brazil


© Rabello and Vieira. 2005