A posteriori \(L^2\)-error estimates for the nonconforming \(P_1/P_0\)-finite element discretization of the Stokes equations. (English) Zbl 0930.65123

Local lower error bound and global a posteriori \(L^2\)-error estimate for nonconforming finite element discretizations of the Stokes equations are proven. Numerical tests are given.


65N15 Error bounds for boundary value problems involving PDEs
35Q30 Navier-Stokes equations
65N30 Finite element, Rayleigh-Ritz and Galerkin methods for boundary value problems involving PDEs
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