Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 534165, 10 pages
Research Article

Homotopy Perturbation Method for Solving Wave-Like Nonlinear Equations with Initial-Boundary Conditions

Mathematics and Computing Department, Beykent University, 34396 Istanbul, Turkey

Received 4 May 2011; Revised 27 June 2011; Accepted 20 July 2011

Academic Editor: Pham Huu Anh Ngoc

Copyright © 2011 Afgan Aslanov. 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 homotopy perturbation method is employed to obtain approximate analytical solutions of the wave-like nonlinear equations with initial-boundary conditions. An efficient way of choosing the auxiliary operator is presented. The results demonstrate reliability and efficiency of the method.