Time-weighted energy method for quasi-linear hyperbolic systems of viscoelasticity

Priyanjana M.N. Dharmawardane*, Tohru Nakamura, Shuichi Kawashima

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The aim in this paper is to develop the time-weighted energy method for quasilinear hyperbolic systems of viscoelasticity. As a consequence, we prove the global existence and decay estimate of solutions for the space dimension n ≥ 2, provided that the initial data are small in the L2-Sobolev space.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)99-102
Number of pages4
JournalProceedings of the Japan Academy Series A: Mathematical Sciences
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Jun
Externally publishedYes


  • Decay estimate
  • Global existence
  • Time-weighted energy method
  • Viscoelasticity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mathematics(all)


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