Volume 14, Issue 1
Numerical Analysis of a High-Order Scheme for Nonlinear Fractional Differential Equations with Uniform Accuracy

Numer. Math. Theor. Meth. Appl., 14 (2021), pp. 71-112.

Published online: 2020-10

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We introduce a high-order numerical scheme for fractional ordinary differential equations with the Caputo derivative. The method is developed by dividing the domain into a number of subintervals, and applying the quadratic interpolation on each subinterval. The method is shown to be unconditionally stable, and for general nonlinear equations, the uniform sharp numerical order 3 − $ν$ can be rigorously proven for sufficiently smooth solutions at all time steps. The proof provides a general guide for proving the sharp order for higher-order schemes in the nonlinear case. Some numerical examples are given to validate our theoretical results.

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Caputo derivative, fractional ordinary differential equations, high-order numerical scheme, stability and convergence analysis.

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@Article{NMTMA-14-71, author = {Cao , Junying and Cai , Zhenning}, title = {Numerical Analysis of a High-Order Scheme for Nonlinear Fractional Differential Equations with Uniform Accuracy}, journal = {Numerical Mathematics: Theory, Methods and Applications}, year = {2020}, volume = {14}, number = {1}, pages = {71--112}, abstract = {

We introduce a high-order numerical scheme for fractional ordinary differential equations with the Caputo derivative. The method is developed by dividing the domain into a number of subintervals, and applying the quadratic interpolation on each subinterval. The method is shown to be unconditionally stable, and for general nonlinear equations, the uniform sharp numerical order 3 − $ν$ can be rigorously proven for sufficiently smooth solutions at all time steps. The proof provides a general guide for proving the sharp order for higher-order schemes in the nonlinear case. Some numerical examples are given to validate our theoretical results.

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We introduce a high-order numerical scheme for fractional ordinary differential equations with the Caputo derivative. The method is developed by dividing the domain into a number of subintervals, and applying the quadratic interpolation on each subinterval. The method is shown to be unconditionally stable, and for general nonlinear equations, the uniform sharp numerical order 3 − $ν$ can be rigorously proven for sufficiently smooth solutions at all time steps. The proof provides a general guide for proving the sharp order for higher-order schemes in the nonlinear case. Some numerical examples are given to validate our theoretical results.

Junying Cao & Zhenning Cai. (2020). Numerical Analysis of a High-Order Scheme for Nonlinear Fractional Differential Equations with Uniform Accuracy. Numerical Mathematics: Theory, Methods and Applications. 14 (1). 71-112. doi:10.4208/nmtma.OA-2020-0039
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