Numerische Mathematik

, Volume 46, Issue 4, pp 623-634

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A multilevel algorithm for the biharmonic problem

  • Petra PeiskerAffiliated withAbteilung für Mathematik, Ruhr-Universität Bochum

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A finite element discretization of the mixed variable formulation of the biharmonic problem is considered. A multilevel algorithm for the numerical solution of the discrete equations is described. Convergence is proved under the assumption ofH 3-regularity.

Subject Classifications

AMS(MOS): 65N30 CR: 1.8