Accession Number : AD0771724

Title :   Some Continuation and Variational Methods for Positive Solutions of Nonlinear Elliptic Eigenvalue Problems.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : WISCONSIN UNIV MADISON DEPT OF MATHEMATICS

Personal Author(s) : Crandall,Michael G. ; Rabinowitz,Paul H.

Report Date : OCT 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 34

Abstract : Continuation and variational methods are developed to construct positive solutions for nonlinear elliptic eigenvalue problems. The class of equations studied contain in particular models arising in chemical kinetics, nonlinear heat generation, and the gravitational equilibrium of polytropic stars. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Nonlinear differential equations, *Partial differential equations, *Eigenvectors, Topology, Functional analysis, Inequalities, Numerical integration, Kinetics, Heat transfer, Stars

Subject Categories : Theoretical Mathematics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE