Numerische Mathematik

, Volume 106, Issue 2, pp 335–347

A new class of Zienkiewicz-type non-conforming element in any dimensions


DOI: 10.1007/s00211-007-0063-4

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Wang, M., Shi, Zc. & Xu, J. Numer. Math. (2007) 106: 335. doi:10.1007/s00211-007-0063-4


In this paper, a new class of Zienkiewicz-type non-conforming finite element, in n spatial dimensions with n ≥ 2, is proposed. The new finite element is proved to be convergent for the biharmonic equation.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.LMAM, School of Mathematical SciencesPeking UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.Institute of Computational MathematicsCASBeijingChina
  3. 3.Department of MathematicsPennsylvania State UniversityUniversity ParkUSA