Dual-Mixed Hybrid finite element method for second-order elliptic problems

  • J. T. Oden
  • J. K. Lee
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Mathematics book series (LNM, volume 606)


Dual-Mixed-Hybrid finite element approximations are described for second-order boundary-value problems in which independent approximations are used for the solution and its gradient in the interior of an element and the trace of the solution on the boundary of the element. A-priori error estimates are derived with some conditions for convergence. Some numerical results are also included.


Finite Element Method Finite Element Approximation Mixed Finite Element Fourth Order Problem Finite Element Structural Analysis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. T. Oden
    • 1
  • J. K. Lee
    • 1
  1. 1.The Texas Institute for Computational MechanicsThe University of TexasAustin

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