MIXED FINITE ELEMENT METHODS FOR FRACTIONAL NAVIER-STOKES EQUATIONS

Xiaocui Li1, Xu You2

1. 1. College of Mathematics and Physics, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing 100029, China;
2. Department of Mathematics and Physics, Beijing Institute of Petrochemical Technology, Beijing 102617, China

Xiaocui Li, Xu You. MIXED FINITE ELEMENT METHODS FOR FRACTIONAL NAVIER-STOKES EQUATIONS[J]. Journal of Computational Mathematics, 2021, 39(1): 130-146.

This paper gives the detailed numerical analysis of mixed finite element method for fractional Navier-Stokes equations. The proposed method is based on the mixed finite element method in space and a finite difference scheme in time. The stability analyses of semi-discretization scheme and fully discrete scheme are discussed in detail. Furthermore, We give the convergence analysis for both semidiscrete and fully discrete schemes and then prove that the numerical solution converges the exact one with order O(h2 + k), where h and k respectively denote the space step size and the time step size. Finally, numerical examples are presented to demonstrate the effectiveness of our numerical methods.

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