Global existence to the initial–boundary value problem for a system of semilinear wave equations

Mitsuhiro Nakao

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We prove the global existence of finite energy and H2 solutions for a system of nonlinear wave equations in a bounded domain. One equation of the system has a dissipative term, while another equation has no dissipative mechanism. To derive the delicate a priori estimates we employ a ‘loan’ method.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)233-257
Number of pages25
JournalNonlinear Analysis, Theory, Methods and Applications
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Nov 1
Externally publishedYes



  • Energy decay
  • Global existence
  • Nonlinear dissipation
  • Nonlinear wave equation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Analysis
  • Applied Mathematics

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