Journal of Dynamical and Control Systems

, Volume 25, Issue 2, pp 263–273 | Cite as

Asymptotic Stability for the Second Order Evolution Equation with Memory

  • Muhammad I. MustafaEmail author


In this paper, we consider an abstract viscoelastic equation. We use memory-type damping with a general assumption on the relaxation function and establish explicit energy decay result from which we can recover the optimal exponential and polynomial rates. Our result generalizes the earlier related results in the literature.


General decay Viscoelastic damping Relaxation function 

Mathematics Subject Classification (2010)

35B40 74D99 93D15 93D20 



The author thanks University of Sharjah for its continuous support.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of SharjahSharjahUnited Arab Emirates

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