# A singular initial value problem for the equation ${u}^{\left(n\right)}\left(x\right)=g\left(u\left(x\right)\right)$

Annales Polonici Mathematici (1998)

- Volume: 68, Issue: 2, page 177-189
- ISSN: 0066-2216

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topWojciech Mydlarczyk. "A singular initial value problem for the equation $u^{(n)}(x) = g(u(x))$." Annales Polonici Mathematici 68.2 (1998): 177-189. <http://eudml.org/doc/270540>.

@article{WojciechMydlarczyk1998,

abstract = {We consider the problem of the existence of positive solutions u to the problem
$u^\{(n)\}(x) = g(u(x))$,
$u(0) = u^\{\prime \}(0) = ... = u^\{(n-1)\}(0) = 0$ (g ≥ 0,x > 0, n ≥ 2).
It is known that if g is nondecreasing then the Osgood condition
$∫₀^δ 1/s [s/g(s)]^\{1/n\} ds < ∞$
is necessary and sufficient for the existence of nontrivial solutions to the above problem. We give a similar condition for other classes of functions g.},

author = {Wojciech Mydlarczyk},

journal = {Annales Polonici Mathematici},

keywords = {singular initial value problems for ordinary differential equations; Volterra type integral equations; blowing up solutions; singular initial value problems; blowing-up solutions},

language = {eng},

number = {2},

pages = {177-189},

title = {A singular initial value problem for the equation $u^\{(n)\}(x) = g(u(x))$},

url = {http://eudml.org/doc/270540},

volume = {68},

year = {1998},

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AB - We consider the problem of the existence of positive solutions u to the problem
$u^{(n)}(x) = g(u(x))$,
$u(0) = u^{\prime }(0) = ... = u^{(n-1)}(0) = 0$ (g ≥ 0,x > 0, n ≥ 2).
It is known that if g is nondecreasing then the Osgood condition
$∫₀^δ 1/s [s/g(s)]^{1/n} ds < ∞$
is necessary and sufficient for the existence of nontrivial solutions to the above problem. We give a similar condition for other classes of functions g.

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