Boundary Value Problems
Volume 2007 (2007), Article ID 38230, 12 pages
Research Article

Existence of Positive Solutions for Boundary Value Problems of Nonlinear Functional Difference Equation with p-Laplacian Operator

S. J. Yang, B. Shi, and D. C. Zhang

Institute of Applied Mathematics, Naval Aeronautical Engineering Institute, Yantai 264001, Shandong, China

Received 18 March 2007; Accepted 23 May 2007

Academic Editor: Raul Manasevich

Copyright © 2007 S. J. Yang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The existence of positive solutions for boundary value problems of nonlinear functional difference equations with p-Laplacian operator is investigated. Sufficient conditions are obtained for the existence of at least one positive solution and two positive solutions.