School of Mathematics and Information Sciences, North China University of Water Resources and Electric Power, Zhengzhou 450011, China
Copyright © 2013 Yu-Zhu Wang. 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.
We consider the Cauchy problem for the damped nonlinear hyperbolic equation in n-dimensional space. Under small condition on the initial value, the global existence and asymptotic behavior of the solution in the corresponding Sobolev spaces are obtained by the contraction mapping principle.