Projection based model reduction for optimal design of the time-dependent stokes system

Franke, T., Hoppe, R. H.W., Linsenmann, C. and Wixforth, A. (2012) Projection based model reduction for optimal design of the time-dependent stokes system. In: Leugering, G., Engell, S., Griewank, A., Hinze, M., Rannacher, R., Schulz, V., Ulbrich, M. and Ulbrich, S. (eds.) Constrained Optimization and Optimal Control for Partial Differential Equations. Series: International Series of Numerical Mathematics (160). Springer Basel: Basel, pp. 75-98. ISBN 9783034801324 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-0348-0133-1_5)

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The optimal design of structures and systems described by partial differential equations (PDEs) often gives rise to large-scale optimization problems, in particular if the underlying system of PDEs represents a multi-scale, multi-physics problem. Therefore, reduced order modeling techniques such as balanced truncation model reduction, proper orthogonal decomposition, or reduced basis methods are used to significantly decrease the computational complexity while maintaining the desired accuracy of the approximation. In particular, we are interested in such shape optimization problems where the design issue is restricted to a relatively small portion of the computational domain. In this case, it appears to be natural to rely on a full order model only in that specific part of the domain and to use a reduced order model elsewhere. A convenient methodology to realize this idea consists in a suitable combination of domain decomposition techniques and balanced truncation model reduction. We will consider such an approach for shape optimization problems associated with the time-dependent Stokes system and derive explicit error bounds for the modeling error. As an application in life sciences, we will be concerned with the optimal design of capillary barriers as part of a network of microchannels and reservoirs on microfluidic biochips that are used in clinical diagnostics, pharmacology, and forensics for high-throughput screening and hybridization in genomics and protein profiling in proteomics.

Item Type:Book Sections
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Franke, Professor Thomas
Authors: Franke, T., Hoppe, R. H.W., Linsenmann, C., and Wixforth, A.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Biomedical Engineering
Publisher:Springer Basel

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