Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics, Technical University of Košice, Letná 9, 042 00 Košice, Slovakia
Copyright © 2012 B. Baculíková and J. Džurina. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
The objective of this paper is to offer sufficient conditions for certain asymptotic properties of the third-order functional differential equation , where studied equation is in a canonical form, that is, . Employing Trench theory of canonical operators, we deduce properties of the studied equations via new comparison theorems. The results obtained essentially improve and complement earlier ones.