Friday session 2 (Zoom) (15:00–16:30 GMT)

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We investigate hybridized discontinuous Galerkin (HDG) methods for the Stokes and incompressible Navier–Stokes equations which yield approximate velocity fields that are pointwise divergence free in each cell and globally \(H(\operatorname{div})\)-conforming. The analysis of a recently developed method is restricted to simplex cells and affine geometries. Here, we explore the extension of the method to non-simplex cells and curved boundaries, both of which are important for engineering applications. Static condensation is used to reduce the size of the global system of equations. For the implementation, we make use of some new features of FEniCSx, which is composed of DOLFINx, FFCx, Basix, and UFL. We use UFL and FFCx to compile kernels for each block of the global matrix, which are then exposed to the Python interface using CFFI. These kernels are called from a custom kernel (compiled by Numba) to carry out the static condensation process. The smaller statically condensed system can then be solved using a block preconditioned iterative solver. We present analysis and numerical results demonstrating that the approximate velocity field is pointwise divergence free in each cell and globally \(H(\operatorname{div})\)-conforming on meshes with non-simplex cells and curved boundaries.