Taylor-Hood elements in 3D
Taylor-Hood elements in 3D yield a stable finite element discretization for saddle point problems on meshes consisting of hexahedra, prisms, pyramids, and tetrahedra. Therefore, they can be used for adaptive computations on locally refined hexahedral meshes with a conforming closure by pyramidal elements. In this paper we present a suitable construction of conforming pyramidal shape functions, and we establish a corresponding inf-sup condition.
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