Numerische Mathematik

, Volume 58, Issue 1, pp 399–418

Some results about the pseudospectral approximation of one-dimensional fourth-order problems


  • Daniele Funaro
    • Dipartimento di MatematicaUniversit`a di Pavia
  • Wilhelm Heinrichs
    • Mathematisches InstitutUniversität Düsseldorf

DOI: 10.1007/BF01385633

Cite this article as:
Funaro, D. & Heinrichs, W. Numer. Math. (1990) 58: 399. doi:10.1007/BF01385633


We analyze the pseudospectral approximation of fourth order problems. We give convergence results in the one dimensional case. Numerical experiments are shown in two dimensions for the approximation of the rhombic plate bending problem. Eigenvalues and preconditioning are also investigated.

Subject classifications

AMS(MOS): 65N3573C02CR: G 1.7

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