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Galerkin methods for singular boundary value problems in one space dimension

Authors: Kenneth Eriksson and Vidar Thomée
Journal: Math. Comp. 42 (1984), 345-367
MSC: Primary 65L60; Secondary 65L10
MathSciNet review: 736441
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Abstract: Two Galerkin type piecewise polynomial approximation procedures based on bilinear forms with different weight functions are analyzed and compared. Optimal order error estimates are proved and numerical results are presented.

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Keywords: Singular two-point boundary value problem, singular parabolic equation, spherical symmetry, piecewise polynomial approximation, Galerkin's method, error estimate
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