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International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 2006, Article ID 84972, 24 pages

Critical convective-type equations on a half-line

Instituto de Matemáticas Unidad Morelia, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Campus Morelia, AP 61-3 (Xangari), Morelia Michoacán CP 58180, Mexico

Received 16 June 2005; Revised 6 October 2005; Accepted 4 January 2006

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We are interested in the global existence and large-time behavior of solutions to the initial-boundary value problem for critical convective-type dissipative equations ut+(u,ux)+(anxn+amxm)u=0, (x,t)+×+, u(x,0)=u0(x), x+, xj1u(0,t)=0 for j=1,,m/2, where the constants an,am, n, m are integers, the nonlinear term (u,ux) depends on the unknown function u and its derivative ux and satisfies the estimate |(u,v)|C|u|ρ|v|σ with σ0, ρ1, such that ((n+2)/2n)(σ+ρ1)=1, ρ1, σ[0,m). Also we suppose that +xn/2dx=0. The aim of this paper is to prove the global existence of solutions to the inital-boundary value problem above-mentioned. We find the main term of the asymptotic representation of solutions in critical case. Also we give some general approach to obtain global existence of solution of initial-boundary value problem in critical convective case and elaborate general sufficient conditions to obtain asymptotic expansion of solution.