# A mixed-FEM and BEM coupling for the approximation of the scattering of thermal waves in locally non-homogeneous media

María-Luisa Rapún; Francisco-Javier Sayas

ESAIM: Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis (2007)

- Volume: 40, Issue: 5, page 871-896
- ISSN: 0764-583X

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topRapún, María-Luisa, and Sayas, Francisco-Javier. "A mixed-FEM and BEM coupling for the approximation of the scattering of thermal waves in locally non-homogeneous media." ESAIM: Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis 40.5 (2007): 871-896. <http://eudml.org/doc/194339>.

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abstract = {
This paper proposes and analyzes a BEM-FEM scheme to approximate
a time-harmonic diffusion problem in the plane with non-constant
coefficients in a bounded area. The model is set as a Helmholtz
transmission problem with adsorption and with non-constant
coefficients in a bounded domain. We reformulate the problem as a
four-field system. For the temperature and the heat flux we use
piecewise constant functions and lowest order Raviart-Thomas
elements associated to a triangulation approximating the bounded
domain. For the boundary unknowns we take spaces of periodic
splines. We show how to transmit information from the approximate
boundary to the exact one in an efficient way and prove
well-posedness of the Galerkin method. Error estimates are
provided and experimentally corroborated at the end of the work.
},

author = {Rapún, María-Luisa, Sayas, Francisco-Javier},

journal = {ESAIM: Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis},

keywords = {Coupling; finite elements; boundary elements; exterior
boundary value problem; Helmholtz equation.; thermal waves; scattering; non-homogeneous media; finite element method (FEM); boundary element method (BEM); coupling; Galerkin method; well-posedness; stability; convergence; non-destructing testing; numerical examples; time-harmonic diffusion problem; Helmholtz transmission problem},

language = {eng},

month = {1},

number = {5},

pages = {871-896},

publisher = {EDP Sciences},

title = {A mixed-FEM and BEM coupling for the approximation of the scattering of thermal waves in locally non-homogeneous media},

url = {http://eudml.org/doc/194339},

volume = {40},

year = {2007},

}

TY - JOUR

AU - Rapún, María-Luisa

AU - Sayas, Francisco-Javier

TI - A mixed-FEM and BEM coupling for the approximation of the scattering of thermal waves in locally non-homogeneous media

JO - ESAIM: Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis

DA - 2007/1//

PB - EDP Sciences

VL - 40

IS - 5

SP - 871

EP - 896

AB -
This paper proposes and analyzes a BEM-FEM scheme to approximate
a time-harmonic diffusion problem in the plane with non-constant
coefficients in a bounded area. The model is set as a Helmholtz
transmission problem with adsorption and with non-constant
coefficients in a bounded domain. We reformulate the problem as a
four-field system. For the temperature and the heat flux we use
piecewise constant functions and lowest order Raviart-Thomas
elements associated to a triangulation approximating the bounded
domain. For the boundary unknowns we take spaces of periodic
splines. We show how to transmit information from the approximate
boundary to the exact one in an efficient way and prove
well-posedness of the Galerkin method. Error estimates are
provided and experimentally corroborated at the end of the work.

LA - eng

KW - Coupling; finite elements; boundary elements; exterior
boundary value problem; Helmholtz equation.; thermal waves; scattering; non-homogeneous media; finite element method (FEM); boundary element method (BEM); coupling; Galerkin method; well-posedness; stability; convergence; non-destructing testing; numerical examples; time-harmonic diffusion problem; Helmholtz transmission problem

UR - http://eudml.org/doc/194339

ER -

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