Finite Element Method for the Stokes–Darcy Problem with a New Boundary Condition

ABSTRACT

This paper considers numerical methods for approximating and simulating the Stokes–Darcy problem, with a new boundary condition. We study a robust stabilized fully mixed discretization technique. This method ensures stability of the finite element scheme and does not use any Lagrange multipliers to introduce a stabilization term in the temporal Stokes–Darcy problem discretization. A correct finite element scheme is obtained and its convergence analysis is done. Finally, the efficiency and accuracy of these numerical methods are illustrated by different numerical tests.

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El Moutea, O., El Amri, H. & El Akkad, A. Finite Element Method for the Stokes–Darcy Problem with a New Boundary Condition. Numer. Analys. Appl. 13, 136–151 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1134/S1995423920020056

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Keywords

  • Stokes–Darcy problem
  • mixed finite element method
  • free flow
  • porous media flow
  • stabilized scheme