Numerische Mathematik

, Volume 19, Issue 3, pp 266–282 | Cite as

Error bounds for the Galerkin method applied to singular and nonsingular boundary value problems

  • J. W. Dailey
  • J. G. Pierce


The purpose of this article is to obtainL2 and uniform norm error estimates for the Galerkin approximation of the solution of certain boundary value problems via a comparison with then-norm projection of the solution. In some cases, these estimates constitute an improvement over known results.


Error Estimate Mathematical Method Norm Error Galerkin Method Error Bound 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. W. Dailey
    • 1
  • J. G. Pierce
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsKent State UniversityKentUSA
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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