# SUPERCONVERGENT GRADIENT RECOVERY FOR THE PARABOLIC INITIAL BOUNDARY VALUE PROBLEM

• Published : 1999.06.30

#### Abstract

Gradient recovery techniques for the second order elliptic boundary value problem are well known. In particular, the Midpoint and the Vertex Recovery Operator have been studied by various authors and under suitable assumptions on the regularity of the unknown solution superconvergence property of these recovered gradients have been proved. In this paper we extend these results to the recovered gradient of the finite element approximation to a model initial-boundary value problem, and go on to prove superconvergence result for this recovered gradient in a discrete (in time) error norm.