An Upper Bound on the Critical Value Open image in new window Involved in the Blasius Problem

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Utilizing the Schauder fixed point theorem to study existence on positive solutions of an integral equation, we obtain an upper bound of the critical value Open image in new window involved in the Blasius problem, in particular, Open image in new window . Previous results only presented a lower bound Open image in new window and numerical investigations Open image in new window .


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© G. C. Yang. 2010

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Mathematics and StatisticsLanzhou UniversityLanzhouChina
  2. 2.College of MathematicsChengdu University of Information TechnologyChengduChina

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