By David Berlinski

ISBN-10: 030778973X

ISBN-13: 9780307789730

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Contents:

1 restricted minimization

1. 1 Preliminaries. .. ..

1. 2 restricted minimization

1. three twin technique . . . . . . .

1. four Minimizers with the least strength .

1. five program of twin technique . ,.

1. 6 a number of ideas of nonhomogeneous equation.

1. 7 units of constraints . . . . . . . .

1. eight restricted minimization for Ff .

1. nine Subcritical challenge . .. .. .

1. 10 program to the p-Laplacian .

1. eleven serious challenge . . .

1. 12 Bibliographical notes. . . . .

2 purposes of Lusternik-Schnirelman idea

2. 1 Palais-Smale , case p '# q

2. 2 Duality mapping . . . . . . . . . .

2. three Palais-Smale situation, case p = q

2. four The Lustemik-Schnirelman thought .

2. five Case p > q

2. 6 Case. p < q . .. .. .. .. .. .
2. 7 Case p = q . .. .. .. .. .. .
2. eight The p-Laplacian in bounded area
2. nine Iterative development of eigenvectors
2. 10 serious issues of upper order
2. eleven Bibliographical notes. . . . . . . . .
3 Nonhomogeneous potentials
3. 1 Preliminaries and assumptions
3. 2 restricted minimization . .
3. three software - compact case.
3. four Perturbation theorems - noncompact case
3. five Perturbation of the sensible a - noncompact case.
3. 6 life of infinitely many ideas . . . . . . . .
3. 7 basic minimization - case p > q .

3. eight Set of constraints V . .. .. .. .

3. nine software to a serious case p = n

3. 10 Technical lemmas . . . . . . . . .

3. eleven lifestyles consequence for challenge (3. 34)

3. 12 Bibliographical notes. . . . . . .

4 Potentials with covariance

4. 1 Preliminaries and limited minimization

4. 2 twin procedure . . . . . . . . . . . . .

4. three Minimization topic to constraint V . . . .

4. four Sobolev inequality . . . . . . . . . . . . .

4. five Mountain go theorem and restricted minimization

4. 6 Minimization challenge for a approach of equations .

4. 7 Bibliographical notes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

5 Eigenvalues and point units

5. 1 point units . .. .. .. .. .. ..

5. 2 Continuity and monotonicity of a .

5. three The differentiability homes of a

5. four Schechter's model of the mountain move theorem

5. five basic for solvability of (5. eleven)

5. 6 homes of the functionality K(t) .

5. 7 Hilbert area case . . . . . . .

5. eight program to elliptic equations

5. nine Bibliographical notes. . . . . .

6 Generalizations of the mountain go theorem

6. 1 model of a deformation lemma . . . . . .

6. 2 Mountain cross replacement . . . . . . . . .

6. three effects of mountain move substitute

6. four Hampwile substitute. . . . . . . . . . . .

6. five Applicability of the mountain cross theorem

6. 6 Mountain cross and Hampwile replacement

6. 7 Bibliographical notes. . . . . . . . . . .

7 Nondifferentiable functionals 167

7. 1 proposal of a generalized gradient . . . . . . . . . . . . 167

7. 2 Generalized gradients in functionality areas. . . . . . . . . 172

7. three Mountain cross theorem for in the community Lipschitz functionals . 174

7. four effects of Theorem 7. three. 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181

7. five program to boundary worth challenge with discontinuous nonlinearity 183

7. 6 decrease semicontinuous perturbation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 185

7. 7 Deformation lemma for functionals pleasant (L) . . . . . . 188

7. eight program to variational inequalities

7. nine Bibliographical notes. . . . . . . . .

8 focus compactness precept - subcritical case 198

8. 1 Concentration-compactness precept at infinity - subcritical case 198

8. 2 restricted minimization - subcritical case . . . . . . . . 2 hundred

8. three restricted minimization with b ¥= const, subcritical case . 205

8. four Behaviour of the Palais-Smale sequences . 211

8. five the outside Dirichlet challenge . . . . . . 215

8. 6 The Palais-Smale situation . . . . . . . 218

8. 7 Concentration-compactness precept I . 221

8. eight Bibliographical notes. . . . . . . . . . . 223

9 focus compactness precept - serious case 224

9. 1 severe Sobolev exponent . . . . . . . . 224

9. 2 Concentration-compactness precept II . . 228

9. three lack of mass at infinity. . . . . . . . . . . 229

9. four limited minimization - serious case . 233

9. five Palais-Smale sequences in severe case . . 237

9. 6 Symmetric ideas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 244

9. 7 comments on compact embeddings into L 2* (Q) and L okay (}Rn) . 250

9. eight Bibliographical notes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 252

Appendix

A. l Sobolev areas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

A. 2 Embedding theorems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

A. three Compact embeddings of areas wI,p(}Rn) and DI,p(}Rn)

A. four stipulations of focus and uniform decay at infinity

A. five Compact embedding for H,1 (}Rn) .

A. 6 Schwarz symmetrization

A. 7 Pointwise convergence.

A. eight Gateaux derivatives

Bibliography

Glossary

Index

- More Calculus of a Single Variable
- A Proof of the Q-Macdonald-Morris Conjecture for Bcn
- Advanced calculus : an introduction to mathematical analysis
- Invitation to ergodic theory
- Positive definiteness of functions with applications to operator norm inequalities

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