Volume 32, pp. 76-89, 2008.

On the definition of the SUPG parameter

Petr Knobloch


We consider the SUPG finite element method for two–dimensional steady scalar convection–diffusion equations and discuss a recently introduced definition of the SUPG stabilization parameter along outflow Dirichlet boundaries for problems containing interior layers.

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Key words

convection–diffusion equations, singularly perturbed problems, boundary layers, spurious oscillations, streamline upwind/Petrov–Galerkin (SUPG) method, SOLD methods

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