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A third-order boundary condition for the exterior Stokes problem in three dimensions
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Math. Comp. 49 (1987), 379-389 Request permission


We approximate the Stokes operator on an exterior domain in three dimensions by a truncated problem on a finite subdomain. A third-order artificial boundary condition is introduced. We discuss the approximating behavior of the truncated problem and its discretization in a finite element space. Combined errors arising from truncation and discretization are considered.
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  • © Copyright 1987 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Math. Comp. 49 (1987), 379-389
  • MSC: Primary 65N30; Secondary 76-08, 76D07
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  • MathSciNet review: 906177