On Regularity Results for Variational-Hemivariational Inequalities

  • Z. Naniewicz
  • P. D. Panagiotopoulos
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The aim of the present paper is to investigate the regularity of the nonlinear term which results from the nonconvex part of the energy in variational-hemivariational inequalities. This term expresses the virtual work of the nonmonotone multivalued stress-strain or reaction-displacement law which gives rise to the variational-hemivariational inequality under consideration.


Multivalued Mapping Maximal Monotone Lower Semicontinuous Function Hemivariational Inequality Coercive Operator 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Z. Naniewicz
    • 1
  • P. D. Panagiotopoulos
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Applied Mathematics and MechanicsWarsaw UniversityWarsawPoland
  2. 2.Department of Civil Engineering Institute of Steel StructuresAristotle University of ThessalonikiThessalonikiGreece

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