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Homotopy analysis method

About: Homotopy analysis method is a(n) research topic. Over the lifetime, 5031 publication(s) have been published within this topic receiving 129601 citation(s). more


Journal ArticleDOI: 10.1016/S0045-7825(99)00018-3
Ji-Huan He1Institutions (1)
Abstract: The homotopy perturbation technique does not depend upon a small parameter in the equation. By the homotopy technique in topology, a homotopy is constructed with an imbedding parameter p∈[0,1], which is considered as a “small parameter”. Some examples are given. The approximations obtained by the proposed method are uniformly valid not only for small parameters, but also for very large parameters. more

Topics: Homotopy analysis method (75%), n-connected (73%), Homotopy (71%)

2,740 Citations

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Shijun Liao1, SA Sherif2Institutions (2)
27 Oct 2003-
Abstract: PART I BASIC IDEAS Introduction Illustrative Description Systematic Description Relations to Some Previous Analytic Methods Advantages, Limitations, and Open Questions PART II APPLICATIONS Simple Bifurcation of a Nonlinear Problem Multiple Solutions of a Nonlinear Problem Nonlinear Eigenvalue Problem Thomas-Fermi Atom Model Volterra's Population Model Free Oscillation Systems with Odd Nonlinearity Free Oscillation Systems with Quadratic Nonlinearity Limit Cycle in a Multidimensional System Blasius' viscous Flow Boundary-layer Flow with Exponential Property Boundary-layer Flow with Algebraic Property Von Karman Swirling Flow Nonlinear Progressive Waves in Deep Water BIBLIOGRAPHY INDEX more

Topics: Homotopy analysis method (58%), Nonlinear system (55%), Limit cycle (54%) more

2,737 Citations

Journal ArticleDOI: 10.1142/S0217979206033796
Ji-Huan He1Institutions (1)
Abstract: This paper features a survey of some recent developments in asymptotic techniques, which are valid not only for weakly nonlinear equations, but also for strongly ones. Further, the obtained approximate analytical solutions are valid for the whole solution domain. The limitations of traditional perturbation methods are illustrated, various modied perturbation techniques are proposed, and some mathematical tools such as variational theory, homotopy technology, and iteration technique are introduced to overcome the shortcomings. In this paper the following categories of asymptotic methods are emphasized: (1) variational approaches, (2) parameter-expanding methods, (3) parameterized perturbation method, (4) homotopy perturbation method (5) iteration perturbation method, and ancient Chinese methods. The emphasis of this article is put mainly on the developments in this eld in China so the references, therefore, are not exhaustive. more

2,030 Citations

Journal ArticleDOI: 10.1016/S0020-7462(98)00085-7
Ji-Huan He1Institutions (1)
Abstract: In this paper, a coupling method of a homotopy technique and a perturbation technique is proposed to solve non-linear problems. In contrast to the traditional perturbation methods, the proposed method does not require a small parameter in the equation. In this method, according to the homotopy technique, a homotopy with an imbedding parameter p∈[0, 1] is constructed, and the imbedding parameter is considered as a “small parameter”. So the proposed method can take full advantage of the traditional perturbation methods. Some examples are given. The results reveal that the new method is very effective and simple. more

1,669 Citations

Journal ArticleDOI: 10.1016/S0096-3003(02)00790-7
Shijun Liao1Institutions (1)
Abstract: A powerful, easy-to-use analytic tool for nonlinear problems in general, namely the homotopy analysis method, is further improved and systematically described through a typical nonlinear problem, i.e. the algebraically decaying viscous boundary layer flow due to a moving sheet. Two rules, the rule of solution expression and the rule of coefficient ergodicity, are proposed, which play important roles in the frame of the homotopy analysis method and simplify its applications in science and engineering. An explicit analytic solution is given for the first time, with recursive formulas for coefficients. This analytic solution agrees well with numerical results and can be regarded as a definition of the solution of the considered nonlinear problem. more

Topics: Homotopy analysis method (68%), Homotopy (63%), n-connected (63%) more

1,477 Citations