Second order accurate upwind solutions of the 2D steady Euler equations by the use of a defect correction method

  • S. P. Spekreijse
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Mathematics book series (LNM, volume 1228)


In this paper a description is given of first and second order finite volume upwind schemes for the 2D steady Euler equations in generalized coordinates. These discretizations are obtained by projection-evolution stages, as suggested by Van Leer. The first order schemes can be solved efficiently by multigrid methods. Second order approximations are obtained by a defect correction method. In order to maintain monotone solutions, a limiter is introduced for the defect correction method.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. P. Spekreijse
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  1. 1.CWI, Centre for Mathematics and Computer ScienceAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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