Generalized parametric solutions in Stokes flow
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Design optimization and uncertainty quantification, among other applications of industrial interest, require fast or multiple queries of some parametric model. The Proper Generalized Decomposition (PGD) provides a separable solution, a computational vademecum explicitly dependent on the parameters, efficiently computed with a greedy algorithm combined with an alternated directions scheme and compactly stored. This strategy has been successfully employed in many problems in computational mechanics. The application to problems with saddle point structure raises some difficulties requiring further attention. This article proposes a PGD formulation of the Stokes problem. Various possibilities of the separated forms of the PGD solutions are discussed and analyzed, selecting the more viable option. The efficacy of the proposed methodology is demonstrated in numerical examples for both Stokes and Brinkman models.
The final publication is available at Springer via https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cma.2017.07.016
CitationDiez, P., Zlotnik, S., Huerta, A. Generalized parametric solutions in Stokes flow. "Computer methods in applied mechanics and engineering", 1 Novembre 2017, vol. 326, p. 223-240.