Dune-Multidomaingrid: A Metagrid Approach to Subdomain Modeling

  • Steffen Müthing
  • Peter Bastian


We present a Dune-Grid extension that enhances existing Dune grids with the ability to designate arbitrary subsets of their leaf entity complex as subdomains and present them as new grid objects. We describe the functionality of this module, which is called Dune-Multidomaingrid and available as free software, and outline its implementation. In particular, we highlight the performance characteristics of our module and present a way of tailoring them to a specific problem by means of a modular backend engine. Finally, we give some pointers to current applications of the module.


Meta Grid Discontinuous Galerkin Scheme Level View Grid Interface Grid Hierarchy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Parallele und Verteilte SystemeUniversität StuttgartStuttgartGermany
  2. 2.Interdisziplinäres Zentrum für Wissenschaftliches RechnenUniversität HeidelbergHeidelbergGermany

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