Isaac Scientific Publishing

Advances in Analysis

A New Iterational Method for Ordinary Equations Using Sumudu Transform

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DOI: 10.22606/aan.2016.12004


  • Yanqin Liu and Wen Chen
    1Department of Engineering Mechanics, Hohai University, Jiangsu, 210098, China
    2School of Mathematical Sciences, Dezhou University, Dezhou 253023, China


A novel modification of the variational iteration method (VIM) is proposed by means of the Sumudu transform. This approach is a universal way to identify the multiplier, which is simple and effective, and successfully extended to ordinary differential equations, including the nonlinear and variable coefficient ones. The Lagrange multiplier can be easily identified by the Sumudu transform and the nonlinear term will be handled by the Adomian series. Examples are given to elucidate the process and the reliability of the method.


Approximate solution, variational iteration method, Lagrange multiplier, Sumudu transform, nonlinear equation.


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