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Mathematics of Computation

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Finite element methods for parabolic equations
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by Miloš Zlámal PDF
Math. Comp. 28 (1974), 393-404 Request permission


The initial-boundary value problem for a linear parabolic equation with the Dirichlet boundary condition is solved approximately by applying the finite element discretization in the space dimension and three types of finite-difference discretizations in time: the backward, the Crank-Nicolson and the Calahan discretization. New error bounds are derived.
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  • © Copyright 1974 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Math. Comp. 28 (1974), 393-404
  • MSC: Primary 65N35
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  • MathSciNet review: 0388813