Niphon Wansophark, Pramote Dechaumphai. Streamline Upwind Finite Element Method Using 6-Node Triangular Element With Adaptive Remeshing Technique for Convective-Diffusion Problems[J]. Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 2008, 29(11): 1303-1313.
Citation: Niphon Wansophark, Pramote Dechaumphai. Streamline Upwind Finite Element Method Using 6-Node Triangular Element With Adaptive Remeshing Technique for Convective-Diffusion Problems[J]. Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 2008, 29(11): 1303-1313.

Streamline Upwind Finite Element Method Using 6-Node Triangular Element With Adaptive Remeshing Technique for Convective-Diffusion Problems

  • Received Date: 2008-05-14
  • Rev Recd Date: 2008-07-15
  • Publish Date: 2008-11-15
  • A streamline upwind finite element method using the 6-node triangular element is presented. The method was applied to the convection term of the governing transport equation directly along local streamlines. Several convective-diffusion examples were used to evaluate the efficiency of the method. Results show that the method is monotonic and does not produce any oscillation. In addition, an adaptive meshing technique is combined with the method to further increase the solution accuracy, and at the same time, to minimize the computational time and computer memory requirement.
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