We consider a linear integro-di®erential equation that models multiple fragmentation with inherent mass-loss. A systematic procedure is presented for constructing a space of generalised functions Z0 in which initial-value problems involving singular initial conditions such as the Dirac delta distribution can be analysed. The procedure makes use of results on sun dual semigroups and quasi-equicontinuous semigroups on locally convex spaces. The existence and uniqueness of a distributional solution to an abstract version of the initial-value problem are established for any given initial data u0 in Z0.
|Number of pages||10|
|Journal||Communications in Applied Analysis|
|Publication status||Published - 2011|
- fragmentation equations
- linear integro-di®erential equation
- convex spaces