Hacettepe University Mathematics Department Seminars

Uniform Decay Rates for Smooth Solutions of a Structural Acoustics PDE Model
George Avalos
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, United States of America
Özet : A rate of rational decay is obtained for smooth solutions of a PDE model which has been used in the literature to describe structural acoustic flows. This structural acoustics model is composed of two distinct PDE systems: (i) a wave equation, to model the interior acoustic flow within the given cavity Ω; (ii) a structurally damped elastic equation, to describe time-evolving displacements along the flexible portion Γ₀ of the cavity walls. Moreover, the extent of damping in this elastic component is quantified by parameter η∈[0,1]. The coupling between these two distinct dynamics occurs across the boundary interface Γ₀. Our main result is the derivation of uniform decay rates for classical solutions of this particular structural acoustic PDE, decay rates which are obtained without incorporating any additional boundary dissipative feedback mechanisms. In particular, in the case that full Kelvin-Voight damping is present in fourth order elastic dynamics -- i.e., the structural acoustics system as it appears in the literature -- solutions which correspond to smooth initial data decay at a rate of O(t^{-(1/6)}). By way of deriving these stability results, necessary a priori inequalities for a certain static structural acoustics PDE model are generated here; these inequalities ultimately allow for an application of a recently derived resolvent criterion for rational decay.
  Tarih : 02.03.2016
  Saat : 15:00
  Yer : Yaşar Ataman Seminer Salonu
  Dil : English
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