Numerische Mathematik

, Volume 54, Issue 5, pp 533–542 | Cite as

A discrete solenoidal finite difference scheme for the numerical approximation of incompressible flows

  • Manfred Dobrowolski


For a well known class of finite difference schemes for approximating incompressible flows it is shown that the condition of discrete incompressibility can be incorporated into the discrete space. This simplifies the structure of the linear or nonlinear discrete systems and reduces the number of unknowns.

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AMS(MOS):65N99, 76D05 CR:G1.8 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Manfred Dobrowolski
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  1. 1.Institut für Angewandte MathematikErlangenFederal Republic of Germany

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