Superconvergence and reduced integration in the finite element method

Author:
Miloš Zlámal

Journal:
Math. Comp. **32** (1978), 663-685

MSC:
Primary 65N30; Secondary 65D30

MathSciNet review:
0495027

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Abstract: The finite elements considered in this paper are those of the Serendipity family of curved isoparametric elements. There is given a detailed analysis of a superconvergence phenomenon for the gradient of approximate solutions to second order elliptic boundary value problems. An approach is proposed how to use the superconvergence in practical computations.

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DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1978-0495027-4

Keywords:
Finite elements

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© Copyright 1978
American Mathematical Society