Multiple Solutions for an Equation of Kirchhoff Type: Theoretical and Numerical Aspects

André Luís Machado Martinez, Emerson Vitor Castelani, Glaucia Maria Bressan, Elenice Weber Stiegelmeier


A nonlinear boundary value problem related to an equation of Kirchhoff type is considered. The existence of multiple positive solutions is proved through Avery-Peterson Fixed Point Theorem. A numerical method based on Levenberg-Marquadt algorithm combined with a heuristic process is present in order to align numerical and theoretical aspects.


Multiple solution, Kirchhoff Equation, numerical solutions

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