Hybrid Spectral Difference Methods for an Elliptic Equation

Youngmok Jeon, Eun Jae Park, Dong Wook Shin

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A locally conservative, hybrid spectral difference method (HSD) is presented and analyzed for the Poisson equation. The HSD is composed of two types of finite difference approximations; the cell finite difference and the interface finite difference. Embedded static condensation on cell interior unknowns considerably reduces the global couplings, resulting in the system of equations in the cell interface unknowns only. A complete ellipticity analysis is provided. The optimal order of convergence in the semi-discrete energy norms is proved. Several numerical results are given to show the performance of the method, which confirm our theoretical findings.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)253-267
Number of pages15
JournalComputational Methods in Applied Mathematics
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Apr 1

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
Y. Jeon was supported by National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF-2015R1D1A1A09057935). E.-J. Park was supported by National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF-2015R1A5A1009350 and NRF-2016R1A2B4014358).

Publisher Copyright:
© 2017 by De Gruyter.

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Numerical Analysis
  • Computational Mathematics
  • Applied Mathematics


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