this paper we study a nonlinear Hammerstein integral equation by means of the direct variational method. Under certain "natural" growth conditions on the non-linearity we show that the existence of a local minimum for the energy functional implies the solvability of the original equation. In these settings the energy functional may be non-smooth on its domain and, moreover, operators in data may be non-compact. Some solvability and non-trivial solvability results for the original equation are given.
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V. Moroz, P. P. Zabrejko, On Hammerstein Equations with Natural Growth Conditions. Z. Anal. Anwend. 18 (1999), no. 3, pp. 625–638DOI 10.4171/ZAA/902