How accurate is the streamline diffusion finite element method?

Abstract

We investigate the optimal accuracy of the streamline diffusion finite element method applied to convection–dominated problems. For linear/bilinear elements the theoretical order of convergence given in the literature is either O(h3/2) for quasi–uniform meshes or O(h2) for some uniform meshes. The determination of the optimal order in general was an open… (More)
DOI: 10.1090/S0025-5718-97-00788-6

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