A Model Problem: 1-D Elastostatics

  • Tarek I. ZohdiEmail author
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)


In most problems of mathematical physics the true solutions are nonsmooth, i.e., they are not continuously differentiable. Thus, we cannot immediately apply a Galerkin approach. For example, in the equation of static mechanical equilibrium


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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