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Abstract and Applied Analysis
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 651808, 27 pages
Research Article

Stabilized Multiscale Nonconforming Finite Element Method for the Stationary Navier-Stokes Equations

School of Mathematics and Information Science, Henan Polytechnic University, Jiaozuo 454003, China

Received 22 May 2012; Accepted 8 August 2012

Academic Editor: Rudong Chen

Copyright © 2012 Tong Zhang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


We consider a stabilized multiscale nonconforming finite element method for the two-dimensional stationary incompressible Navier-Stokes problem. This method is based on the enrichment of the standard polynomial space for the velocity component with multiscale function and the nonconforming lowest equal-order finite element pair. Stability and existence uniqueness of the numerical solution are established, optimal-order error estimates are also presented. Finally, some numerical results are presented to validate the performance of the proposed method.