Journal of Scientific Computing

, Volume 62, Issue 2, pp 371–398 | Cite as

Asymptotic Preserving Schemes on Distorted Meshes for Friedrichs Systems with Stiff Relaxation: Application to Angular Models in Linear Transport

  • Christophe Buet
  • Bruno Després
  • Emmanuel FranckEmail author


In this paper we propose an asymptotic preserving scheme for a family of Friedrichs systems on unstructured meshes based on a decomposition between the hyperbolic heat equation and a linear hyperbolic which not involved in the diffusive regime. For the hyperbolic heat equation we use asymptotic preserving schemes recently designed in [7]–[20]. To discretize the second part we use classical Rusanov or upwind schemes. To finish we apply this method for the discretization of the \(P_N\) and \(S_N\) models which are widely used in transport codes.


Asymptotic preserving scheme Finite volumes scheme Diffusion limit Friedrichs systems Unstructured meshes Micro-macro decomposition 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christophe Buet
    • 1
  • Bruno Després
    • 2
  • Emmanuel Franck
    • 3
    Email author
  1. 1.CEA, DAM, DIFArpajon CedexFrance
  2. 2.Laboratoire Jacques-Louis LionsUniversité Pierre et Marie CurieParis Cedex 05France
  3. 3.Max Planck Institute for Plasma PhysicsGarchingGermany

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