Convergence analysis of coupling iterations for the unsteady transmission problem with mixed discretizations
(2016) 7th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering, ECCOMAS Congress 2016 In ECCOMAS Congress 2016  Proceedings of the 7th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering 1. p.15301544 Abstract
We analyze the convergence rate of the DirichletNeumann iteration for the fully discretized one dimensional unsteady transmission problem. Specifically, we consider the coupling of two linear heat equations on two identical non overlapping intervals. The Laplacian is discretized using finite differences on one interval and finite elements on the other and the implicit Euler method is used for the time discretization. Following previous analysis where finite elements where used on both subdomains, we provide an exact formula for the spectral radius of the iteration matrix for this specific mixed discretizations. We then show that these tend to the ratio of heat conductivities in the semidiscrete spatial limit, but to a factor of the... (More)
We analyze the convergence rate of the DirichletNeumann iteration for the fully discretized one dimensional unsteady transmission problem. Specifically, we consider the coupling of two linear heat equations on two identical non overlapping intervals. The Laplacian is discretized using finite differences on one interval and finite elements on the other and the implicit Euler method is used for the time discretization. Following previous analysis where finite elements where used on both subdomains, we provide an exact formula for the spectral radius of the iteration matrix for this specific mixed discretizations. We then show that these tend to the ratio of heat conductivities in the semidiscrete spatial limit, but to a factor of the ratio of the products of density and specific heat capacity in the semidiscrete temporal one. In the previous finite element analysis, the same result was obtained in the semidiscrete spatial limit but the factor in the temporal limit was lower. This explains the fast convergence previously observed for cases with strong jumps in the material coefficients. Numerical results confirm the analysis.
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 Monge, Azahar ^{LU} and Birken, Philipp ^{LU}
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 2016
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 Coupled problems, DirichletNeumann iteration, Fixed point iteration, Thermal fluid structure interaction, Transmission problem
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 ECCOMAS Congress 2016  Proceedings of the 7th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering
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 1
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 15 pages
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 National Technical University of Athens
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 7th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering, ECCOMAS Congress 2016
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 9786188284401
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 English
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