Belhadj, H. and Fihri, M. and Khallouq, S. and Nagid, N.
(2018)
*Optimal number of Schur subdomains: Application to semi-implicit finite volume discretization of semilinear reaction diffusion problem.*
Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems - Series S, 11 (1).
pp. 21-34.

## Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to establish a new numerical approach to solve, in two dimensions, a semilinear reaction diffusion equation combining finite volume method and Schur complement method. We applied our method for q = 2 non-overlapping subdomains and then we generalized in the case of several subdomains (q ≥ 2). A large number of numerical test cases shows the efficiency and the good accuracy of the proposed approach in terms of the CPU time and the order of the error, when increasing the number of subdomains, without using the parallel computing. After several variations of the number of subdomains and the mesh grid, we remark two significant results. On the one hand, the increase related to the number of subdomains does not affect the order of the error, on the other hand, for each mesh grid when we augment the number of subdomains, the CPU time reaches the minimum for a specific number of subdomains. In order to have the minimum CPU time, we resorted to a statistical study between the optimal number of subdomains and the mesh grid. © 2018, American Institute of Mathematical Sciences. All rights reserved.

Item Type: | Article |
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Subjects: | Mathematics |

Divisions: | SCIENTIFIC PRODUCTION > Mathematics |

Depositing User: | Administrateur Eprints Administrateur Eprints |

Last Modified: | 31 Jan 2020 15:48 |

URI: | http://eprints.umi.ac.ma/id/eprint/3914 |

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