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Face-based Selection of Corners in 3D Substructuring

Šístek, J and Čertíková, M and Burda, P and Novotný, J (2009) Face-based Selection of Corners in 3D Substructuring. Math. Comput. Simulation, 82(10):1799-1811, 2012.

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Abstract

In most recent substructuring methods, a fundamental role is played by the coarse space. For some of these methods (e.g. BDDC and FETI-DP), its definition relies on a 'minimal' set of coarse nodes (sometimes called corners) which assures invertibility of local subdomain problems and also of the global coarse problem. This basic set is typically enhanced by enforcing continuity of functions at some generalized degrees of freedom, such as average values on edges or faces of subdomains. We revisit existing algorithms for selection of corners. The main contribution of this paper consists of proposing a new heuristic algorithm for this purpose. Considering faces as the basic building blocks of the interface, inherent parallelism, and better robustness with respect to disconnected subdomains are among features of the new technique. The advantages of the presented algorithm in comparison to some earlier approaches are demonstrated on three engineering problems of structural analysis solved by the BDDC method.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: math.NA math.NA 65N55 G.1.3
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: Div D > Structures
Depositing User: Cron Job
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2014 11:30
Last Modified: 10 Mar 2014 16:42
DOI: 10.1016/j.matcom.2011.06.007