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Parallel Finite Element Methods for the Incompressible Navier-Stokes Equations

  • O. Dorok
  • V. John
  • U. Risch
  • F. Schieweck
  • L. Tobiska
Part of the Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics (NNFM) book series (NONUFM, volume 48)

Summary

We consider parallel and adaptive algorithms for the incompressible Navier-Stokes equations discretized by an upwind type finite element method. Two parallelization concepts are used, a first one based on a static domain decomposition into macroelements and a second one based on a dynamic load balancing strategy. We investigate questions of the scalability up to the massive parallel case and the use of a posteriori error estimators. The arising discrete systems are solved by parallelized multigrid methods which are applied either directly to the coupled system or within a projection method.

Keywords

Coarse Grid Multigrid Method Posteriori Error Estimate Posteriori Error Estimator Convection Diffusion Problem 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. Dorok
    • 1
  • V. John
    • 1
  • U. Risch
    • 1
  • F. Schieweck
    • 1
  • L. Tobiska
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Analysis und NumerikOtto-von-Guericke Universität MagdeburgMagdeburgGermany

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