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Old   March 31, 2012, 18:43
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Central schemes are known to lead to odd-even decoupling. Does this happen in the Stokes flow limit as well ? There are no convection terms in this limits, only viscous terms.

Odd-even decoupling occurs due to the fact that equations for u and p at a given point do not affect each other in central schemes for Euler equations. This isn't true when viscous terms are significant.

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