One-Dimensional Patch-Recovery Finite Element Method for Fourth-Order Elliptic Problems

  • Andrey B. Andreev
  • Ivan Todor Dimov
  • Milena R. Racheva
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3401)


Interpolated one-dimensional finite elements are constructed and applied to the fourth-order self-adjoint elliptic boundary-value problems. A superconvergence postprocessing approach, based on the patch-recovery method, is presented. It is proved that the rate of convergence depends on the different variational forms related to the variety of the corresponding elliptic operators. Finally, numerical results are presented.


finite elements eigenvalue problem superconvergence postprocessing 

2000 Subject Classification

65N30 65N25 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrey B. Andreev
    • 1
    • 2
  • Ivan Todor Dimov
    • 2
  • Milena R. Racheva
    • 1
  1. 1.Technical University of Gabrovo 
  2. 2.IPP – Bulgarian Academy of Sciencies 

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