A Clough-Tocher type element useful for fourth order problems over nonpolygonal domains

Author:
Lois Mansfield

Journal:
Math. Comp. **32** (1978), 135-142

MSC:
Primary 65N30

DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1978-0468241-1

MathSciNet review:
0468241

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Abstract: A new macro-element useful for finite element approximations to fourth order elliptic problems with curved boundaries is presented. An error analysis is given which shows that these elements achieve accuracy in energy.

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DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1978-0468241-1

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