On the stability of totally upwind schemes for the hyperbolic initial boundary value problem


In this paper, we present a numerical strategy to check the strong stability (or GKS-stability) of one-step explicit totally upwind scheme in 1D with numerical boundary conditions. The underlying approximated continuous problem is a hyperbolic partial differential equation. Our approach is based on the Uniform Kreiss-Lopatinskii Condition, using linear algebra and complex analysis to count the number of zeros of the associated determinant. The study is illustrated with the Beam-Warming scheme together with the simplified inverse Lax-Wendroff procedure at the boundary.

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