Boundary Value Problems
Volume 2008 (2008), Article ID 457028, 12 pages
Positive Solutions of Singular Initial-Boundary Value Problems to Second-Order
Functional Differential Equations
School of Mathematics Sciences, Shandong Normal University, Jinan 250014, China
Received 23 August 2007; Revised 9 January 2008; Accepted 5 August 2008
Academic Editor: Raul Manasevich
Copyright © 2008 Fengfei Jin and Baoqiang Yan. 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.
Positive solutions to the singular initial-boundary value problems are obtained by applying the Schauder fixed-point theorem, where on and may be singular at and . As an application, an example is given to demonstrate our result.