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Open Access Research Article

Positive Solutions for Some Beam Equation Boundary Value Problems

Jinhui Liu12* and Weiya Xu3

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Civil Engineering, Hohai University, Nanjing 210098, China

2 Zaozhuang Coal Mining Group Co., Ltd, Jining 277605, China

3 Graduate School, Hohai University, Nanjing 210098, China

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Boundary Value Problems 2009, 2009:393259  doi:10.1155/2009/393259

Published: 15 November 2009

Abstract

A new fixed point theorem in a cone is applied to obtain the existence of positive solutions of some fourth-order beam equation boundary value problems with dependence on the first-order derivative where is continuous.