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Convergence analysis of a class of massively parallel direction splitting algorithms for the Navier-Stokes equations in simple domains

Authors: Jean-Luc Guermond, Peter D. Minev and Abner J. Salgado
Journal: Math. Comp. 81 (2012), 1951-1977
MSC (2010): Primary 65N12, 65N15, 35Q30
Published electronically: April 13, 2012
MathSciNet review: 2945144
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Abstract: We provide a convergence analysis for a new fractional time-stepping technique for the incompressible Navier-Stokes equations based on direction splitting. This new technique is of linear complexity, unconditionally stable and convergent, and suitable for massive parallelization.

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Jean-Luc Guermond
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Texas A&M University, 3368 TAMU, College Station, Texas 77843-3368. On leave from CNRS, France

Peter D. Minev
Affiliation: Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta Canada T6G 2G1

Abner J. Salgado
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742

Keywords: Navier-Stokes, fractional time-stepping, direction splitting
Received by editor(s): January 16, 2011
Received by editor(s) in revised form: June 16, 2011
Published electronically: April 13, 2012
Additional Notes: This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation grants DMS-0713829, by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, USAF, under grant/contract number FA9550-09-1-0424, and a Discovery grant of the National Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada. This publication is also partially based on work supported by Award No. KUS-C1-016-04, made by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
The work of P. Minev was also supported by fellowships from the Institute of Applied Mathematics and Computational Science and the Institute of Scientific Computing at Texas A&M University
The work of A.J. Salgado was also been supported by NSF grants CBET-0754983 and DMS-0807811.
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