FEM elements enriched with meshfree functions: overview and application

: pp. 1-16
Received: April 01, 2014

Math. Model. Comput. Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 1-16 (2014)

Ivan Franko National University of Lviv
Ivan Franko National University of Lviv

A specific method of coupling FEM and meshless/meshfree methods is presented. This method is based on placing meshfree nodes inside the finite element and as a result improving the overall approximation on that element. Advantages and disadvantages of such approach are explained. It is shown that such approach is a version of a more general one. Numerical experiments are presented and analyzed.

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