Numerische Mathematik

, Volume 41, Issue 3, pp 345–371

Maximum-norm stability and error estimates in Galerkin methods for parabolic equations in one space variable

  • Vidar Thomée
  • Lars B. Wahlbin


Maximum-norm stability and error estimates of best approximation and nonsmooth data types are derived for the approximate solution of a parabolic equation in one space variable, using the continuous in time Galerkin method based on piecewise polynomial approximating functions on a quasi-uniform mesh.

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AMS(MOS): 65N30 CR: 5.17 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vidar Thomée
    • 1
    • 2
  • Lars B. Wahlbin
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsChalmers University of TechnologyGöteborgSweden
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsCornell UniversityIthacaUSA

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