International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 28 (2001), Issue 8, Pages 479-491

Study of exponential stability of coupled wave systems via distributed stabilizer

Mahmoud Najafi

Department of Mathematics, Kent State University, 3325 West 13th Street, Ashtabula 44004, OH, USA

Received 23 August 1999

Copyright © 2001 Mahmoud Najafi. 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.


Stabilization of the system of wave equations coupled in parallel with coupling distributed springs and viscous dampers are under investigation due to different boundary conditions and wave propagation speeds. Numerical computations are attempted to confirm the theoretical results.