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A Model Problem: 1-D Elastostatics

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

Abstract

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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