Logistic Equations with Diffusion, Delay and Impulses

Author:

Widjaja, Jalina, 2006 Logistic Equations with Diffusion, Delay and Impulses, Flinders University, School of Informatics and Engineering

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Abstract

This thesis contains a discussion of logistic equations with diffusion, impulses and time delays both discrete and continuous type. The boundary conditions used in these problems are Dirichlet, Neumann and Robin boundary conditions. Both single and multi-species logistic equations are investigated. The impulse times employed here are the fixed ones. Some results on the problems are: (1) Single species logistic equation with diffusion, impulses, discrete delay, Dirichlet and Robin boundary conditions. - Existence and uniqueness of solution: - Dirichlet boundary case(Corollary 3.1). - Robin boundary case(Corollary 3.2). - Conditions for the existence of zero attractor (Theorem 3.9). - Conditions for the existence of positive attractor (Theorem 3.11). (2) Logistic equation with diffusion, impulses, continuous delay and Neumann boundary condition. - Single species: existence and uniqueness of solution (Theorem 4.1). - Single species: conditions for the existence of zero attractors (Theorem 4.2). - Single species: conditions for the existence of positive attractor (Theorem 4.3). - Multi species: conditions for the existence of positive attractor (Theorem 4.4). This thesis is organised as follows: in Chapter 2, the background of these problems is presented. Chapter 3 is concerned with the existence and uniqueness of solution, zero and positive attractor of logistic equations with diffusion, impulses, discrete time delay, and Dirichlet and Robin boundary conditions. We discuss the existence and uniqueness of solution of diffusive logistic equations with distributed delay, impulses and Neumann boundary condition, zero and positive attractors in Chapter 4. Some conditions to obtain a positive attractor for multi species logistic equation with diffusion, distributed delay, impulses and Neumann boundary condition are presented in the last section of Chapter 4.

Keywords: logistical equations, diffusion, impulses, time delays, boundary conditions, log
Subject: Mathematics thesis

Thesis type: Doctor of Philosophy
Completed: 2006
School: School of Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics
Supervisor: Unknown