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|Title:||Conforming finite element methods for the clamped plate problem|
|Authors:||Whiteman, J R|
|Citation:||Maths Technical Papers (Brunel University). Jan 1975, pp 1-16|
|Abstract:||Finite element methods for solving biharmonic boundary value problems are considered. The particular problem discussed is that of a clamped thin plate. This problem is reformulated in a weak, form in the Sobolev space Techniques for setting up conforming trial Functions are utilized in a Galerkin technique to produce finite element solutions. The shortcomings of various trial function formulations are discussed, and a macro—element approach to local mesh refinement using rectangular elements is given.|
|Appears in Collections:||Mathematical Science|
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