### Abstract

Global classical solutions to the viscous Hamilton–Jacobi equation ut−Δu=a|∇u|p in (0,∞)×Ω with homogeneous Dirichlet boundary conditions are shown to converge to zero in W1,∞(Ω) at the same speed as the linear heat semigroup when p>1. For p=1, an exponential decay to zero is also obtained but the rate depends on a and differs from that of the linear heat equation. Finally, if p∈(0,1) and a<0, finite time extinction occurs for non-negative solutions.

Original language | English |
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Pages (from-to) | 209-229 |

Number of pages | 21 |

Journal | Asymptotic Analysis |

Volume | 51 |

Issue number | 3-4 |

Publication status | Published - 2007 |

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Benachour, S., Hapca, S. M., & Laurençot, P. (2007). Decay estimates for a viscous Hamilton–Jacobi equation with homogeneous Dirichlet boundary conditions.

*Asymptotic Analysis*,*51*(3-4), 209-229. http://content.iospress.com/articles/asymptotic-analysis/asy802