SOLVABILITY FOR A CLASS OF THE SYSTEM OF THE NONLINEAR SUSPENSION BRIDGE EQUATIONS Jung, Tack-Sun; Choi, Q-Heung;
We show the existence of the nontrivial periodic solution for a class of the system of the nonlinear suspension bridge equations with Dirichlet boundary condition and periodic condition by critical point theory and linking arguments. We investigate the geometry of the sublevel sets of the corresponding functional of the system, the topology of the sublevel sets and linking construction between two sublevel sets. Since the functional is strongly indefinite, we use the linking theorem for the strongly indefinite functional and the notion of the suitable version of the Palais-Smale condition.
System of the nonlinear suspension bridge equations;linking theorem for strongly indefinite functional;variational linking inequality;(P.S) condition;
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