Numerical approximation of Mindlin-Reissner plates

Authors:
F. Brezzi and M. Fortin

Journal:
Math. Comp. **47** (1986), 151-158

MSC:
Primary 73K25; Secondary 65N30

MathSciNet review:
842127

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Abstract: We consider a finite element approximation of the so-called Mindlin-Reissner formulation for moderately thick elastic plates. We show that stability and optimal error bounds hold independently of the value of the thickness.

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DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1986-0842127-7

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© Copyright 1986
American Mathematical Society