TY - JOUR

T1 - Time-splitting procedures for the numerical solution of the 2d advection-diffusion equation

AU - Appadu, A. R.

AU - Gidey, H. H.

PY - 2013

Y1 - 2013

N2 - We perform a spectral analysis of the dispersive and dissipative properties of two time-splitting procedures, namely, locally one-dimensional (LOD) Lax-Wendroff and LOD (1, 5) [9] for the numerical solution of the 2D advection-diffusion equation. We solve a 2D numerical experiment described by an advection-diffusion partial differential equation with specified initial and boundary conditions for which the exact solution is known. Some errors are computed, namely, the error rate with respect to the L 1 norm, dispersion and dissipation errors. Lastly, an optimization technique is implemented to find the optimal value of temporal step size that minimizes the dispersion error for both schemes when the spatial step is chosen as 0.025, and this is validated by numerical experiments.

AB - We perform a spectral analysis of the dispersive and dissipative properties of two time-splitting procedures, namely, locally one-dimensional (LOD) Lax-Wendroff and LOD (1, 5) [9] for the numerical solution of the 2D advection-diffusion equation. We solve a 2D numerical experiment described by an advection-diffusion partial differential equation with specified initial and boundary conditions for which the exact solution is known. Some errors are computed, namely, the error rate with respect to the L 1 norm, dispersion and dissipation errors. Lastly, an optimization technique is implemented to find the optimal value of temporal step size that minimizes the dispersion error for both schemes when the spatial step is chosen as 0.025, and this is validated by numerical experiments.

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U2 - 10.1155/2013/634657

DO - 10.1155/2013/634657

M3 - Article

AN - SCOPUS:84890087745

VL - 2013

JO - Mathematical Problems in Engineering

JF - Mathematical Problems in Engineering

SN - 1024-123X

M1 - 634657

ER -