Patches of Finite Elements for Singularly-Perturbed Diffusion Reaction Equations with Discontinuous Coefficients

  • Massimiliano CulpoEmail author
  • Carlo de Falco
  • Eugene O’Riordan
Part of the Mathematics in Industry book series (MATHINDUSTRY, volume 15)


We present a numerical method for solving Diffusion Reaction equations on two completely overlapping unstructured meshes which reduces the requirements on mesh generation software when strong local refinement is needed to capture features of the solution that appear on different scales.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Massimiliano Culpo
    • 1
    Email author
  • Carlo de Falco
    • 2
  • Eugene O’Riordan
    • 2
  1. 1.Bergische Universität WuppertalWuppertalGermany
  2. 2.Dublin City UniversityDublin 9Ireland

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