Applications of the poincaré inequality to extended Kantorovich method

  • Der-Chen Chang
  • Tristan Nguyen
  • Gang Wang
  • Norman M. Wereley
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Research Article


We apply the Poincaré inequality to study the extended Kantorovich method that was used to construct a closed-form solution for two coupled partial differential equations with mixed boundary conditions.


Boundary Condition Differential Equation Partial Differential Equation Mixed Boundary Mixed Boundary Condition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Der-Chen Chang
    • 1
  • Tristan Nguyen
    • 2
  • Gang Wang
    • 3
  • Norman M. Wereley
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsGeorgetown UniversityWashingtonUSA
  2. 2.Department of DefenseFort MeadeUSA
  3. 3.Smart Structures Laboratory, Alfred Gessow Rotorcraft Center, Department of Aerospace EngineeringUniversity of MarylandCollege ParkUSA

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