A posteriori error estimates for vertex centered finite volume approximations of convection-diffusion-reaction equations

Mario Ohlberger

ESAIM: Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis (2010)

  • Volume: 35, Issue: 2, page 355-387
  • ISSN: 0764-583X

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This paper is devoted to the study of a posteriori error estimates for the scalar nonlinear convection-diffusion-reaction equation c t + · ( 𝐮 f ( c ) ) - · ( D c ) + λ c = 0 . The estimates for the error between the exact solution and an upwind finite volume approximation to the solution are derived in the L1-norm, independent of the diffusion parameter D. The resulting a posteriori error estimate is used to define an grid adaptive solution algorithm for the finite volume scheme. Finally numerical experiments underline the applicability of the theoretical results.

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Ohlberger, Mario. "A posteriori error estimates for vertex centered finite volume approximations of convection-diffusion-reaction equations." ESAIM: Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis 35.2 (2010): 355-387. <http://eudml.org/doc/197390>.

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