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The F-E-M test for convergence of nonconforming finite elements


Author: Zhong Ci Shi
Journal: Math. Comp. 49 (1987), 391-405
MSC: Primary 65N30
MathSciNet review: 906178
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Abstract: A new convergence test, the F-E-M-Test, is established for the method of nonconforming finite elements. The F-E-M-Test is simple to apply, it checks only the local properties of shape functions along each interface or on each element. The test is valid for a wide class of nonconforming elements in practical applications.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1987-0906178-7
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