A posteriori error estimates for the Steklov eigenvalue problem. (English) Zbl 1140.65078

The authors are concerned with the linear finite element approximations of the so called Steklov eigenvalue problem. They introduce and analyze an a posteriori error estimator of the residual type. They prove that the edge residuals dominate the other part of this estimator and consequently introduce a simplified indicator by omitting the volumetric part in the residual error estimator.


65N25 Numerical methods for eigenvalue problems for boundary value problems involving PDEs
65N30 Finite element, Rayleigh-Ritz and Galerkin methods for boundary value problems involving PDEs
65N15 Error bounds for boundary value problems involving PDEs
35P15 Estimates of eigenvalues in context of PDEs
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