Spectral Mimetic Least-Squares Method for Curl-curl Systems

  • Artur PalhaEmail author
  • Marc Gerritsma
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10665)


One of the most cited disadvantages of least-squares formulations is its lack of conservation. By a suitable choice of least-squares functional and the use of appropriate conforming finite dimensional function spaces, this drawback can be completely removed. Such a mimetic least-squares method is applied to a curl-curl system. Conservation properties will be proved and demonstrated by test results on two-dimensional curvilinear grids.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.TU DelftDelftThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringEindhoven University of TechnologyEindhovenThe Netherlands

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