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A new finite element formulation for computational fluid dynamics. IV: A discontinuity-capturing operator for multidimensional advective-diffusive systems. (English) Zbl 0587.76120
[For part I and II see the authors and L. P. Franca ibid. 54, 223- 234 (1986; Zbl 0572.76068)] and the authors and A. Mizukami, ibid. 54, 341-356 (1986). Part III to appear in ibid]
A discontinuity-capturing operator is developed for the ’streamline’ formulation of advective-diffusive systems extending previous work on the scalar advection-diffusion equation. The operator provides a mechanism for exerting control over strong gradients in the discrete solution which appear, for example, in boundary and interior layers.

76N10 Existence, uniqueness, and regularity theory for compressible fluids and gas dynamics
65Z05 Applications to the sciences
76N15 Gas dynamics (general theory)
76R99 Diffusion and convection
80A20 Heat and mass transfer, heat flow (MSC2010)
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