Streamline diffusion methods for the incompressible Euler and Navier-Stokes equations

Authors:
Claes Johnson and Jukka Saranen

Journal:
Math. Comp. **47** (1986), 1-18

MSC:
Primary 65N30; Secondary 76-08, 76D05

MathSciNet review:
842120

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Abstract: We present and analyze extensions of the streamline diffusion finite element method to the time-dependent two-dimensional Navier-Stokes equations for an incompressible fluid in the case of high Reynolds numbers. The limit case with zero viscosity, the Euler equations, is also considered.

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DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1986-0842120-4

Keywords:
Finite element method,
incompressible flow,
time-dependent,
high Reynolds number

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American Mathematical Society