We study the convergence properties of the hp-version of the local discontinuous Galerkin finite element method for convection-diffusion problems; we consider a model problem in a one-dimensional space domain. We allow arbitrary meshes and polynomial degree distributions and obtain upper bounds for the energy norm of the error which are explicit in the mesh-width h, in the polynomial degree p, and in the regularity of the exact solution. We identify a special numerical flux for which the estimates are optimal in both h and p. The theoretical results are confirmed in a series of numerical examples.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||24|
|Journal||Mathematics of Computation|
|State||Published - 2002|
- Discontinious Galerkin methods