Numerische Mathematik

, Volume 46, Issue 2, pp 269–279

A three-dimensional quadratic nonconforming element

  • M. Fortin

DOI: 10.1007/BF01390424

Cite this article as:
Fortin, M. Numer. Math. (1985) 46: 269. doi:10.1007/BF01390424


We define a second-degree nonconforming element on tetrahedra. We build a basis for the opproximation space derived from this element. We prove a discrete regularity property similar to the one that holds for the corresponding two-dimensional element.

Subject Classifications

AMS(MOS): 65N30 CR: G1.8 


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© Springer-Verlag 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Fortin
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  1. 1.Département de MathématiquesUniversité LavalCanada

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