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Mathematics of Computation
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Analysis of a multilevel iterative method for nonlinear finite element equations


Authors: Randolph E. Bank and Donald J. Rose
Journal: Math. Comp. 39 (1982), 453-465
MSC: Primary 65N30; Secondary 65H10
MathSciNet review: 669639
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Abstract: The multilevel iterative technique is a powerful technique for solving the systems of equations associated with discretized partial differential equations. We describe how this technique can be combined with a globally convergent approximate Newton method to solve nonlinear partial differential equations. We show that asymptotically only one Newton iteration per level is required; thus the complexity for linear and nonlinear problems is essentially equal.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1982-0669639-X
PII: S 0025-5718(1982)0669639-X
Article copyright: © Copyright 1982 American Mathematical Society