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International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 17, Issue 4, Pages 725-740

Nonresonance conditions for fourth order nonlinear boundary value problems

Département de Mathématique, Université Catholique de Louvain, Chemin du Cyclotron 2, Louvain-la-Neuve B-1348, Belgium

Received 6 February 1992

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This paper is devoted to the study of the problemu(4)=f(t,u,u,u,u),u(0)=u(2π),u(0)=u(2π),u(0)=u(2π),u(0)=u(2π).We assume that f can be written under the formf(t,u,u,u,u)=f2(t,u,u,u,u)u+f1(t,u,u,u,u)u+f0(t,u,u,u,u)u+r(t,u,u,u,u)where r is a bounded function. We obtain existence conditions related to uniqueness conditions for the solution of the linear problemu(4)=au+bu,u(0)=u(2π),u(0)=u(2π),u(0)=u(2π),u(0)=u(2π).