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Analysis of a mixed finite element method for elasto-plastic plates

Authors: F. Brezzi, C. Johnson and B. Mercier
Journal: Math. Comp. 31 (1977), 809-817
MSC: Primary 65N30
MathSciNet review: 0443373
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Abstract: We consider a mixed finite element method for finding approximations of the displacement and moments in a thin elastic-perfectly plastic plate. Under some weak assumptions concerning the regularity of the exact solution, we prove an error estimate for the moments.

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