On a method to subtract off a singularity at a corner for the Dirichlet or Neumann problem

Author:
Neil M. Wigley

Journal:
Math. Comp. **23** (1969), 395-401

MSC:
Primary 65.66

DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1969-0245223-0

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0245223

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Abstract: Let be a plane domain partly bounded by two line segments which meet at the origin and form there an interior angle . Let be a solution in of Poisson's equation such that either or (the normal derivative) takes prescribed values on the boundary segments. Let be sufficiently smooth away from the corner and bounded at the corner. Then for each positive integer there exists a function which satisfies a related Poisson equation and which satisfies related boundary conditions such that is -times continuously differentiable at the corner. If is an integer may be found explicitly in terms of the data of the problem for .

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DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1969-0245223-0

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