Nonconforming Methods for Nonlinear Elasticity Problems

  • Bernd Flemisch
  • Barbara I. Wohlmuth
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering book series (LNCSE, volume 55)


Domain decomposition methods are studied for several problems exhibiting nonlinearities in terms of curved interfaces and/or underlying model equations. In order to retain as much flexibility as possible, we do not require the subdomain grids to match along their common interfaces. Dual Lagrange multipliers are employed to generate efficient and robust transmission operators between the subdomains. Various numerical examples are presented to illustrate the applicability of the approach.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernd Flemisch
    • 1
  • Barbara I. Wohlmuth
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Applied Analysis and Numerical SimulationUniversity of StuttgartStuttgartGermany

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