March  2008, 1(1): 89-97. doi: 10.3934/dcdss.2008.1.89

Positive solutions of a third order nonlocal boundary value problem

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Department of Mathematics, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN 37403, United States

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Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA 30144

Received  September 2006 Revised  August 2007 Published  December 2007

We consider a nonlocal boundary value problem for a third order differential equation. Sufficient conditions for the existence and nonexistence of positive solutions for the problem are obtained. The results are illustrated with some examples.
Citation: John R. Graef, Bo Yang. Positive solutions of a third order nonlocal boundary value problem. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - S, 2008, 1 (1) : 89-97. doi: 10.3934/dcdss.2008.1.89
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