A global regularized Gauss-Newton (GN) method is proposed to obtain a zero residual for square nonlinear problems on an affine subspace built by wavelets, which allows reducing systems that arise from the discretization of nonlinear elliptic partial differential equations (PDEs) without performing a priori simulations. This chapter introduces a Petrov-Galerkin (PG) GN approach together with its standard assumptions that ensure retaining the q-quadratic rate of convergence. It also proposes a regularization strategy, which maintains the fast pace of convergence, to avoid singularities and high nonlinearities. It also includes a line-search method for achieving global convergence. The numerical results manifest the capability of the algorithm for reproducing the full-order model (FOM) essential features while decreasing the runtime by a significant magnitude. This chapter refers to a wavelet-based reduced-order model (ROM) as WROM, while PROM is the proper orthogonal decomposition (POD)-based counterpart. The authors also implemented the combination of WROM and PROM as a hybrid method referred herein as (HROM). Preliminary results with Bratu?s problem show that if the WROM could correctly reproduce the FOM behavior, then HROM can also reproduce that FOM accurately.
Part of the book: Nonlinear Systems