Taiwanese Journal of Mathematics


Jiann-Sheng Jiang

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We apply the two-scale convergence method introduced by G. Nguetseng and G. Allaire to study the homogenization of a first order linear differential equation. We show that it generates memory effects and the memory kernel is described by a Volterra integral equation. The explicit form of the memory kernel is given in terms of a Radon measure.

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Taiwanese J. Math., Volume 10, Number 4 (2006), 963-976.

First available in Project Euclid: 18 July 2017

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Primary: 35B27: Homogenization; equations in media with periodic structure [See also 74Qxx, 76M50] 35B35: Stability

homogenization two-scale convergence weak limits Volterra integral equation Radon measure


Jiang, Jiann-Sheng. TWO-SCALE HOMOGENIZATION AND MEMORY EFFECTS OF A FIRST ORDER DIFFERENTIAL EQUATION. Taiwanese J. Math. 10 (2006), no. 4, 963--976. doi:10.11650/twjm/1500403887. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.twjm/1500403887

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