Finite Elements for the Beltrami operator on arbitrary surfaces

  • Gerhard Dziuk
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mathematics book series (LNM, volume 1357)


We develop a Finite Element Method for elliptic differential equations on arbitrary two-dimensional surfaces. Global para metrizations are avoided. We prove asymptotic error estimates. Numerical examples are calculated.


Finite Elements Beltrami Operator Elliptic Equations on Surfaces Classification Numbers 65 N 30 35 A 40 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerhard Dziuk
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  1. 1.Institut für Angewandte MathematikBonnFRG

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