Computations with finite element methods for the Brinkman problem. (English) Zbl 1333.76051

Summary: Various finite element families for the Brinkman flow (or Stokes-Darcy flow) are tested numerically. Particularly, the effect of small permeability is studied. The tested finite elements are the MINI element, the Taylor-Hood element, and the stabilized equal order methods. The numerical tests include both a priori analysis and adaptive methods.


76M10 Finite element methods applied to problems in fluid mechanics
76D07 Stokes and related (Oseen, etc.) flows
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