Extended variational formulation for heterogeneous partial differential equations

Code:
18/2011
Title:
Extended variational formulation for heterogeneous partial differential equations
Date:
Thursday 21st April 2011
Author(s):
Blanco, P.; Gervasio, P.; Quarteroni, A.
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Abstract:
We address the coupling of an advection equation with a diffusion-advection equation, for solutions featuring boundary layers. We consider non-overlapping domain decompositions and we face up the heterogeneous problem using an extended variational formulation. We will prove the equivalence between the latter formulation and a treatment based on a singular perturbation theory. An exhaustive comparison in terms of solution and computational efficiency between these formulations is carried out.