UMIST Stabilised Vs Stable Mixed Methods

Abstract

The accuracy of low-order mixed nite element methods for the incompressible (Navier-)Stokes equations is investigated in this work. Some numerical experiments suggest that the lowest-order stabilised P1{P0 method (linear velocity, constant pressure) is more eecient than the alternative a-priori stable non-conforming Crouzeix-Raviart (P?1{P0) approach. The relative accuracy of stabilised P1{P0 and P1{P1 (linear velocity, continuous linear pressure) is also assessed herein.

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@inproceedings{Norburn1997UMISTSV, title={UMIST Stabilised Vs Stable Mixed Methods}, author={Sean Norburn and David J. Silvester}, year={1997} }