By Marino Badiale

Semilinear elliptic equations are of basic significance for the learn of geometry, physics, mechanics, engineering and lifestyles sciences. The variational method of those equations has skilled fantastic good fortune lately, achieving a excessive point of complexity and refinement, with a mess of purposes. also, a few of the easiest variational tools are evolving as classical instruments within the box of nonlinear differential equations.

This publication is an advent to variational tools and their functions to semilinear elliptic difficulties. supplying a finished review at the topic, this booklet will help either pupil and instructor engaged in a primary direction in nonlinear elliptic equations. the fabric is brought steadily, and on occasion redundancy is additional to emphasize the elemental steps in theory-building. themes contain differential calculus for functionals, linear concept, and lifestyles theorems by way of minimization ideas and min-max procedures.

Requiring a simple wisdom of study, practical research and the commonest functionality areas, reminiscent of Lebesgue and Sobolev areas, this publication can be of basic use to graduate scholars dependent within the box of nonlinear partial differential equations. it is going to additionally function worthy studying for ultimate yr undergraduates looking to find out about simple operating instruments from variational equipment and the administration of specific sorts of nonlinear problems.

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Then ϕ(0, 0) < ϕ(0, 1) < ϕ(1, 1) < ϕ(1, 0) < ϕ(0, 0), a contradiction. Thus I cannot have more than one critical point. 13 One of the interesting aspects of the previous theorem is the procedure by which we have found a critical point. 3 Superlinear Problems and Constrained Minimization 55 orthogonally as H01 ( ) = X1 ⊕ X2 , according to convexity and concavity properties of the functional I ; then, writing the generic element of H01 ( ) as u + v, with u ∈ X1 and v ∈ X2 , we have found a critical level s for I as s = max min I (u + v).

1). In our quest for more general assumptions we now try to go one step further: precisely, can we allow a linear growth for f , and then a quadratic growth for F ? 1 Coercive Problems 43 answer is in the affirmative, provided we supply a quantitative control of the linear growth. This control is formulated in terms of the first eigenvalue λ1 = λ1 (− + q) in the following assumption. (h5 ) f : R → R is continuous and there exist a > 0 and b ∈ (0, λ1 ) such that |f (t)| ≤ a + b|t| ∀t ∈ R. Integrating, it follows immediately that b |F (t)| ≤ a|t| + |t|2 ∀t ∈ R.

Just as easily, ϕ has a critical point at (0, 0) and another one at (1, 1). This is impossible. Indeed 0 is necessarily a strict global maximum for s → ϕ(s, 0) and a strict global minimum for t → ϕ(0, t), while 1 is a strict global maximum for s → ϕ(s, 1), and a strict global minimum for t → ϕ(1, t). Then ϕ(0, 0) < ϕ(0, 1) < ϕ(1, 1) < ϕ(1, 0) < ϕ(0, 0), a contradiction. Thus I cannot have more than one critical point. 13 One of the interesting aspects of the previous theorem is the procedure by which we have found a critical point.