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2012.81: IFISS: A computational laboratory for investigating incompressible flow problems

2012.81: Howard C. Elman, Alison Ramage and David J. Silvester (2014) IFISS: A computational laboratory for investigating incompressible flow problems. SIAM Review, 56 (2). pp. 261-273. ISSN 0036-1445

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DOI: 10.1137/120891393


The IFISS Incompressible Flow & Iterative Solver Software package contains software which can be run with MATLAB or Octave to create a computational laboratory for the interactive numerical study of incompressible flow problems. It includes algorithms for discretization by mixed finite element methods and a posteriori error estimation of the computed solutions, together with state-of-the-art preconditioned iterative solvers for the resulting discrete linear equation systems. In this paper we give a flavour of the code's main features and illustrate its applicability using several case studies. We aim to show that IFISS can be a valuable tool in both teaching and research.

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Uncontrolled Keywords:Finite elements, incompressible flow, iterative solvers, mathematical software
Subjects:MSC 2000 > 65 Numerical analysis
MIMS number:2012.81
Deposited By:professor david silvester
Deposited On:22 May 2014

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