Journal of Elasticity

, Volume 123, Issue 1, pp 1–18 | Cite as

New Variational Principles for Solving Extended Dirichlet-Neumann Problems

  • Claude Vallée
  • Vicenţiu D. Rădulescu
  • Kossi Atchonouglo


We extend in this paper the classical variational methods devoted to solve the Dirichlet-Neumann problems. We assume that the intensive and extensive parameters are related by a maximal monotone multifunction. The Fitzpatrick’s method allows us to elaborate new variational principles.


Dirichlet-Neumann problems Primal-dual variational problems Fitzpatrick functions Fitzpatrick sequences Uzawa-type algorithm Heat conduction Nonlinear elasticity 

Mathematics Subject Classification

30E25 90C46 90C25 80A20 74B20 



V. Rădulescu has been supported through Grant CNCS PCCA-23/2014.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Claude Vallée
    • 1
  • Vicenţiu D. Rădulescu
    • 2
    • 3
  • Kossi Atchonouglo
    • 4
  1. 1.Institut Pprime, Université de PoitiersUPR CNRS 3346PoitiersFrance
  2. 2.Department of Mathematics, Faculty of SciencesKing Abdulaziz UniversityJeddahSaudi Arabia
  3. 3.Institute of Mathematics “Simion Stoilow” of the Romanian AcademyBucharestRomania
  4. 4.Faculté des Sciences, Département de PhysiqueUniversité de LoméLoméTogo

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