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Journal of Applied Mathematics
Volume 1 (2001), Issue 1, Pages 29-37

Explicit solutions of generalized nonlinear Boussinesq equations

Department of Mathematics, Firat University, Elazig 23119, Turkey

Received 13 September 2000

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By considering the Adomian decomposition scheme, we solve a generalized Boussinesq equation. The method does not need linearization or weak nonlinearly assumptions. By using this scheme, the solutions are calculated in the form of a convergent power series with easily computable components. The decomposition series analytic solution of the problem is quickly obtained by observing the existence of the self-canceling “noise” terms where sum of components vanishes in the limit.