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Global attractor for a suspension bridge problem with a nonlinear delay term in the internal feedback

  • * Corresponding author: Wenjun Liu

    * Corresponding author: Wenjun Liu 

The first author is supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China [grant number 11771216], the Key Research and Development Program of Jiangsu Province (Social Development) [grant number BE2019725], the Six Talent Peaks Project in Jiangsu Province [grant number 2015-XCL-020] and the Qing Lan Project of Jiangsu Province

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  • In the present paper, we consider a suspension bridge problem with a nonlinear delay term in the internal feedback. Namely, we investigate the following equation:

    $ \begin{equation*} u_{tt}+ \Delta^2 u + \delta_1 g_1 (u_t (x,y,t))+ \delta_2 g_2 (u_t (x,y, t-\tau))+ h(u(x,y,t)) = f(x,y), \end{equation*} $

    together with some suitable initial data and boundary conditions. We prove the global existence of solutions by means of the energy method combined with the Faedo-Galerkin procedure under a certain relation between the weight of the delay term in the feedback and the weight of the nonlinear frictional damping term without delay. Moreover, we establish the existence of a global attractor for the above-mentioned system by proving the existence of an absorbing set and the asymptotic smoothness of the semigroup $ S(t) $.

    Mathematics Subject Classification: Primary: 35B40; Secondary: 35B41, 35L57.


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