On the Energy Decay of a Linear Thermoelastic Bar

John A. Burns, Zhuangyi Liu, Songmu Zheng

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In this paper, it is proved that the energy of the one-dimensional linear thermoelastic system with the commonly used natural boundary conditions decays exponentially when the gradient of the initial displacement, the initial velocity, and the initial temperature distribution are all the L2 functions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number71370
Pages (from-to)574-591
Number of pages18
JournalJournal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications
Issue number2
StatePublished - Nov 15 1993


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