Comparison of high-order finite volume and discontinuous Galerkin methods on 3D unstructured grids

A.F. Antoniadis, K.H. Iqbal, E. Shapiro, N. Asproulis, D. Drikakis

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Abstract

The paper presents a direct comparison of convergence properties of finite volume and discontinuous Galerkin methods of the same nominal order of accuracy. Convergence is evaluated on tetrahedral grids for an advection equation and manufactured solution of Euler equations. It is shown that for the test cases considered, the discontinuous Galerkin discretisation tends to recover the asymptotic range of convergence on coarser grids and yields a lower error norm by comparison with the finite volume discretisation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages1886-1889
Number of pages4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 14 Sept 2011
EventInternational Conference on Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics: Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics, ICNAAM 2011 - Halkidiki, Greece
Duration: 19 Sept 201125 Sept 2011

Conference

ConferenceInternational Conference on Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics: Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics, ICNAAM 2011
Abbreviated titleICNAAM 2011
Country/TerritoryGreece
CityHalkidiki
Period19/09/1125/09/11

Keywords

  • Galerkin methods
  • numerical modeling
  • numerical solutions
  • finite volume method
  • high-order

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