Adaptive energy minimisation for hp-finite element methods

Houston, Paul and Wihler, Thomas P. (2016) Adaptive energy minimisation for hp-finite element methods. Computers and Mathematics with Applications, 71 (4). pp. 977-990. ISSN 0898-1221

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This article is concerned with the numerical solution of convex variational problems. More precisely, we develop an iterative minimisation technique which allows for the successive enrichment of an underlying discrete approximation space in an adaptive manner. Specifically, we outline a new approach in the context of hp-adaptive finite element methods employed for the efficient numerical solution of linear and nonlinear second-order boundary value problems. Numerical experiments are presented which highlight the practical performance of this new hp-refinement technique for both one- and two-dimensional problems.

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Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham UK Campus > Faculty of Science > School of Mathematical Sciences
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Depositing User: Houston, Paul
Date Deposited: 27 Aug 2015 07:56
Last Modified: 16 Sep 2016 11:08

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