Variational Methods for BEM

  • W. L. Wendland
Conference paper


As we all know, variational methods and formulations are basic for a big variety of problems in mechanics [12]. Their exploitation in connection with finite element approximation has created some of the most powerful algorithms in computational mechanics, the finite element methods.


Boundary Element Bilinear Form Boundary Element Method Boundary Integral Equation Strong Ellipticity 
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  • W. L. Wendland
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  1. 1.University of StuttgartGermany

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