Simplified Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for Systems of Conservation Laws with Convex Extension

  • Timothy J. Barth
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering book series (LNCSE, volume 11)


Simplified forms of the space-time discontinuous Galerkin (DG) and discontinuous Galerkin least-squares (DGLS) finite element method are developed and analyzed. The new formulations exploit simplifying properties of entropy endowed conservation law systems while retaining the favorable energy properties associated with symmetric variable formulations.


Discontinuous Galerkin Discontinuous Galerkin Method Flux Function Entropy Norm Discontinuous Galerkin Scheme 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Timothy J. Barth
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  1. 1.Information Sciences DirectorateNASA Ames Research CenterUSA

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