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Existence of Solutions for a Nonlinear Elliptic Equation with General Flux Term

Fixed Point Theory and Applications20112011:496417

Received: 25 September 2010

Accepted: 27 February 2011

Published: 14 March 2011


We prove the existence of solutions for an elliptic partial differential equation having more general flux term than either -Laplacian or flux term of the Leray-Lions type conditions: . Brouwer's fixed point theorem is one of the fundamental tools of the proof.


Elliptic EquationDifferential GeometryComputational BiologyFull ArticleNonlinear Elliptic Equation

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Applied Mathematics, Dankook University, Cheonan, Republic of Korea


© Hee Chul Pak. 2011

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