Journal of Applied Mathematics and Decision Sciences
Volume 3 (1999), Issue 2, Pages 189-193

Classroom Note: Numerical solutions of Nagumo's equation

M. Iqbal

Department of Mathematical Sciences, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia

Copyright © 1999 M. Iqbal. 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.


Nagumo's equation is a third order non-linear ordinary differential equation d3udx3cd2udx2+f(u)dudx(b/c)u=0 where f(u)=u(1u)(uα) , 0<α<1 . In this paper we have developed a technique to determine those values of the parameters a,b and c which permit non-constant bounded solutions.