Dual Variational Method and Applications to Boundary Value Problems

  • Maria do Rosário Grossinho
  • Stepan Agop Tersian
Part of the Nonconvex Optimization and Its Applications book series (NOIA, volume 52)


Some problems that appear in the classical bending theory of elastic beams can be modelled by boundary value problems for fourth-order nonlinear differential equations.


Convex Function Lower Semicontinuous Critical Point Theory Nonlinear Boundary Condition Minimax Theorem 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maria do Rosário Grossinho
    • 1
    • 2
  • Stepan Agop Tersian
    • 3
  1. 1.ISEGUniversidade Técnica de LisboaPortugal
  2. 2.CMAFUniversidade de LisboaPortugal
  3. 3.University of RousseBulgaria

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