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BOUNDEDNESS IN THE FUNCTIONAL NONLINEAR PERTURBED DIFFERENTIAL SYSTEMS
BOUNDEDNESS IN THE FUNCTIONAL NONLINEAR PERTURBED DIFFERENTIAL SYSTEMS
The Pure and Applied Mathematics. 2015. May, 22(2): 101-112
Copyright © 2015, Korean Society of Mathematical Education
• Received : October 09, 2014
• Accepted : November 27, 2014
• Published : May 31, 2015
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YOON HOE, GOO

Abstract
Alexseev’s formula generalizes the variation of constants formula and permits the study of a nonlinear perturbation of a system with certain stability properties. In this paper, we investigate bounds for solutions of the functional nonlinear perturbed differential systems using the two notion of h -stability and t -similarity.
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1. INTRODUCTION
The behavior of solutions of a perturbed system is determined in terms of the behavior of solutions of an unperturbed system. There are three useful methods for showing the qualitative behavior of the solutions of perturbed nonlinear system : the use of integral inequalities, the method of variation of constants formula, and Lyapunov’s second method.
The notion of h -stability (hS) was introduced by Pinto [15 , 16] with the intention of obtaining results about stability for a weakly stable system (at least, weaker than those given exponential asymptotic stability) under some perturbations. That is, Pinto extended the study of exponential asymptotic stability to a variety of reasonable systems called h -systems. Also, he studied some general results about asymptotic integration and gave some important examples in [15] . Choi and Koo [2] , Choi and Ryu [3] , and Choi et al. [4 , 5 , 6] investigated h -stability and bounds of solutions for the perturbed functional differential systems. Also, Goo [8 , 9 , 10] studied the boundedness of solutions for the perturbed differential systems.
The main conclusion to be drawn from this paper is that the use of inequalities provides a powerful tool for obtaining bounds for solutions.
2. PRELIMINARIES
We consider the nonlinear nonautonomous differential system
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where f C (ℝ + × ℝ n ,ℝ n ), ℝ + = [0, ∞) and ℝ n is the Euclidean n -space. We assume that the Jacobian matrix fx = ∂f / ∂x exists and is continuous on ℝ + × ℝ n and f ( t , 0) = 0. Also, consider the functional nonlinear perturbed differential systems of (2.1)
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where g C (ℝ + × ℝ n ,ℝ n ), h C [ℝ + × ℝ n × ℝ n ,ℝ n ] , g ( t , 0) = 0, h ( t , 0, 0) = 0, and T : C (ℝ + ,ℝ n ) → C (ℝ + ,ℝ n ) is a continuous operator .
For x ∈ ℝ n , let
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For an n × n matrix A , define the norm | A | of A by | A | = sup |x|≤1 | Ax |.
Let x ( t, t 0 , x 0 ) denote the unique solution of (2.1) with x ( t 0 , t 0 , x 0 ) = x 0 , existing on [ t 0 , ∞). Then we can consider the associated variational systems around the zero solution of (2.1) and around x ( t ), respectively,
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and
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The fundamental matrix Φ( t , t 0 , x 0 ) of (2.4) is given by
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and Φ( t , t 0 , 0) is the fundamental matrix of (2.3).
We recall some notions of h -stability [15] .
Definition 2.1. The system (2.1) (the zero solution x = 0 of (2.1)) is called (hS) h-stable if there exist a constant c ≥ 1, and a positive bounded continuous function h on ℝ + such that
x ( t )| ≤ c | x 0 | h ( t ) h ( t 0 ) −1
for t t 0 ≥ 0 and | x 0 | ≤ δ (here
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).
Let M denote the set of all n × n continuous matrices A ( t ) defined on ℝ + and N be the subset of M consisting of those nonsingular matrices S ( t ) that are of class C 1 with the property that S ( t ) and S −1 ( t ) are bounded. The notion of t -similarity in M was introduced by Conti [7] .
Definition 2.2. A matrix A ( t ) ∈ M is t - similar to a matrix B ( t ) ∈ M if there exists an n × n matrix F ( t ) absolutely integrable over ℝ + , i.e.,
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such that
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for some S ( t ) ∈ N .
The notion of t -similarity is an equivalence relation in the set of all n × n continuous matrices on ℝ + , and it preserves some stability concepts [4 , 12] .
In this paper, we investigate bounds for solutions of the nonlinear differential systems using the notion of t -similarity.
We give some related properties that we need in the sequal.
Lemma 2.3 ( [16] ) . The linear system
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where A(t) is an n × n continuous matrix, is an h-system (respectively h-stable) if and only if there exist c ≥ 1 and a positive and continuous (respectively bounded) function h defined on + such that
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for t t 0 ≥ 0, where φ ( t , t 0 ) is a fundamental matrix of (2.6) .
We need Alekseev formula to compare between the solutions of (2.1) and the solutions of perturbed nonlinear system
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where g C (ℝ + × ℝ n , ℝ n ) and g ( t , 0) = 0. Let y ( t ) = y ( t , t 0 , y 0 ) denote the solution of (2.8) passing through the point ( t 0 , y 0 ) in ℝ + × ℝ n .
The following is a generalization to nonlinear system of the variation of constants formula due to Alekseev [1] .
Lemma 2.4. Let x ( t ) = x ( t , t 0 , y 0 ) and y ( t ) = y ( t , t 0 , y 0 ) be solutions of (2.1) and (2.8), respectively. If y 0 ∈ ℝ n , then for all t such that x ( t , t 0 , y 0 ) ∈ ℝ n ,
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Theorem 2.5 ( [3] ) . If the zero solution of (2.1) is hS, then the zero solution of (2.3) is hS.
Theorem 2.6 ( [4]) . Suppose that fx ( t , 0) is t - similar to fx ( t , x ( t , t 0 , x 0 )) for t t 0 ≥ 0 and | x 0 | ≤ δ for some constant δ > 0. If the solution v = 0 of (2.3) is hS, then the solution z = 0 of (2.4) is hS.
Lemma 2.7 ( [6) . (Bihari − type inequality) Let u, λ C (ℝ + ), w C ((0, ∞)) and w ( u ) be nondecreasing in u. Suppose that, for some c > 0,
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Then
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where
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, W −1 ( u ) is the inverse of W ( u ) and
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Lemma 2.8 ( [5] ) . Let u , λ 1 , λ 2 , λ 3 C (ℝ + ), w C ((0, ∞)) and w ( u ) be nondecreasing in u. Suppose that for some c > 0,
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Then
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where W , W −1 are the same functions as in Lemma 2.7, and
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Lemma 2.9 ( [9] ) . Let u , λ 1 , λ 2 , λ 3 , λ 4 C (ℝ + ), w C ((0, ∞)) and w ( u ) be nondecreasing in u, u w ( u ). Suppose that for some c > 0 and 0 ≤ t 0 t ,
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Then
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where W, W −1 are the same functions as in Lemma 2.7, and
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3. MAIN RESULTS
In this section, we investigate boundedness for solutions of the functional nonlinear perturbed differential systems via t -similarity.
Theorem 3.1. Let a, b, c, k, u, w C (ℝ + ), w ( u ) be nondecreasing in u such that
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for some v > 0. Suppose that fx ( t , 0) is t - similar to fx ( t , x ( t , t 0 , x 0 )) for t t 0 ≥ 0 and | x 0 | ≤ δ for some constant δ > 0, the solution x = 0 of (2.1) is hS with the increasing function h, and g in (2.2) satisfies
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and
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where
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and
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Then, any solution y ( t) = y ( t , t 0 , y 0 ) of (2.2) is bounded on [ t 0 ,∞) and it satisfies
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where c = c 1 | y 0 | h ( t 0 ) −1 , W , W −1 are the same functions as in Lemma 2.7, and
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Proof . Let x ( t ) = x ( t , t 0 , y 0 ) and y ( t ) = y ( t , t 0 , y 0 ) be solutions of (2.1) and (2.2), respectively. By Theorem 2.5, since the solution x = 0 of (2.1) is hS, the solution v = 0 of (2.3) is hS. Therefore, by Theorem 2.6, the solution z = 0 of (2.4) is hS. Applying Lemmma 2.3, Lemma 2.4, the increasing property of the function h , (3.1), and (3.2), we have
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Defining u ( t ) = | y ( t )|| h ( t )| −1 , then, by Lemma 2.8, we have
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t 0 t < b 1 , where c = c 1 | y 0 | h ( t 0 ) −1 . Thus, any solution y ( t ) = y ( t , t 0 , y 0 ) of (2.2) is bounded on [ t 0 , ∞). This completes the proof. □
Remark 3.2. Letting c ( t ) = 0 in Theorem 3.1, we obtain the same result as that of Theorem 3.2 in [10] .
Theorem 3.3. Let a, b, c, k, u, w C (ℝ + ), w ( u ) be nondecreasing in u such that u w ( u ) and
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for some v > 0. Suppose that fx ( t , 0) is t - similar to fx ( t , x ( t , t 0 , x 0 )) for t t 0 ≥ 0 and | x 0 | ≤ δ for some constant δ > 0, the solution x = 0 of (2.1) is hS with the increasing function h, and g in (2.2) satisfies
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and
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where
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and
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Then, any solution y ( t ) = y ( t , t 0 , y 0 ) of (2.2) is bounded on [ t 0 ,∞) and it satisfies
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where c = c 1 | y 0 | h ( t 0 ) −1 , W , W −1 are the same functions as in Lemma 2.7, and
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Proof . Let x ( t ) = x ( t , t 0 , y 0 ) and y ( t ) = y ( t , t 0 , y 0 ) be solutions of (2.1) and (2.2), respectively. By Theorem 2.5, since the solution x = 0 of (2.1) is hS, the solution v = 0 of (2.3) is hS. Therefore, by Theorem 2.6, the solution z = 0 of (2.4) is hS. Using the nonlinear variation of constants formula and the hS condition of x = 0 of (2.1), (3.3), and (3.4), we have
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Set u ( t ) = | y ( t )|| h ( t )| −1 . Then, an application of Lemma 2.9 yields
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t 0 t < b 1 , where c = c 1 | y 0 | h ( t 0 ) −1 . The above estimation yields the desired result since the function h is bounded. Thus, the theorem is proved. □
Remark 3.4. Letting w ( u ) = u and b ( s ) = c ( s ) = 0 in Theorem 3.3, we obtain the same result as that of Theorem 3.3 in [11] .
Lemma 3.5. Let u , λ 1 , λ 2 , λ 3 , λ 4 , λ 5 C (ℝ + ), w C ((0, ∞)) and w ( u ) be nondecreasing in u. Suppose that for some c > 0 and 0 ≤ t 0 t ,
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Then
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where W, W −1 are the same functions as in Lemma 2.7, and
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Proof . Setting
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then we have z ( t 0 ) = c and
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since z ( t ) and w ( u ) are nondecreasing and u ( t ) ≤ z ( t ). Therefore, by integrating on [ t 0 , t ], the function z satisfies
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It follows from Lemma 2.7 that (3.6) yields the estimate (3.5). □
Theorem 3.6. Let a, b, c, k, u, w C (ℝ + ), w ( u ) be nondecreasing in u such that
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for some v > 0. Suppose that fx ( t , 0) is t - similar to fx ( t , x ( t , t 0 , x 0 )) for t t 0 ≥ 0 and | x 0 | ≤ δ for some constant δ > 0, the solution x = 0 of (2.1) is hS with the increasing function h, and g in (2.2) satisfies
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and
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where
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and
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Then, any solution y ( t ) = y ( t , t 0 , y 0 ) of (2.2) is bounded on [ t 0 ,∞) and
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t 0 t < b 1 , where c = c 1 | y 0 | h ( t 0 ) −1 , W, W −1 are the same functions as in Lemma 2.7, and
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Proof . Let x ( t ) = x ( t , t 0 , y 0 ) and y ( t ) = y ( t , t 0 , y 0 ) be solutions of (2.1) and (2.2), respectively. By Theorem 2.5, since the solution x = 0 of (2.1) is hS, the solution v = 0 of (2.3) is hS. Therefore, by Theorem 2.6, the solution z = 0 of (2.4) is hS. By Lemma 2.3, Lemma 2.4, the increasing property of the function h , (3.7), and (3.8), we have
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Set u ( t ) = | y ( t )|| h ( t )| −1 . Then, Lemma 3.5, we obtain
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t 0 t < b 1 , where c = c 1 | y 0 | h ( t 0 ) −1 . Thus, any solution y ( t ) = y ( t , t 0 , y 0 ) of (2.2) is bounded on [ t 0 , ∞). This completes the proof. □
Lemma 3.7. Let u , λ 1 , λ 2 , λ 3 , λ 4 , λ 5 C (ℝ + ), w C ((0, ∞)) and w ( u ) be nondecreasing in u, u w ( u ). Suppose that for some c > 0 and t 0 ≤ t < b 1 ,
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Then
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where W , W −1 are the same functions as in Lemma 2.7, and
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Proof . Define a function v ( t ) by the right member of (3.9) . Then
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which implies
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since v and w are nondecreasing, u w ( u ), and u ( t ) ≤ v ( t ). Now, by integrating the above inequality on [ t 0 , t ] and v ( t 0 ) = c , we have
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Then, by the well-known Bihari-type inequality, (3.11) yields the estimate (3.10). □
Theorem 3.8. Let a, b, c, k, u, w C (ℝ + ), w ( u ) be nondecreasing in u such that u w ( u ) and
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for some v > 0. Suppose that fx ( t , 0) is t - similar to fx ( t , x ( t , t 0 , x 0 )) for t t 0 ≥ 0 and | x 0 | ≤ δ for some constant δ > 0, the solution x = 0 of (2.1) is hS with the increasing function h, and g in (2.2) satisfies
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and
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where
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and
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Then, any solution y ( t ) = y ( t , t 0 , y 0 ) of (2.2) is bounded on [ t 0 ,∞) and
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t 0 t < b 1 , where c = c 1 | y 0 | h ( t 0 ) −1 , W, W −1 are the same functions as in Lemma 2.7, and
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Proof . Let x ( t ) = x ( t , t 0 , y 0 ) and y ( t ) = y ( t , t 0 , y 0 ) be solutions of (2.1) and (2.2), respectively. By Theorem 2.5, since the solution x = 0 of (2.1) is hS, the solution v = 0 of (2.3) is hS. Therefore, by Theorem 2.6, the solution z = 0 of (2.4) is hS. Using two Lemma 2.3, Lemma 2.4, the hS condition of x = 0 of (2.1), (3.12), and (3.13), we have
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Using Lemma 3.7 with u ( t ) = | y ( t )|| h ( t )| −1 , we have
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t 0 t < b 1 , where c = c 1 | y 0 | h ( t 0 ) −1 . The above estimation implies the boundedness of y ( t ), and so the proof is complete. □
Remark 3.9. Letting b ( t ) w ( u ( t )) = b ( t ) u ( t ) in Theorem 3.8, we obtain the same result as that of Theorem 2.4 in [9] .
Acknowledgements
The author is very grateful for the referee’s valuable comments.
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