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A Priori and a Posteriori Error Analysis of the Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for Reissner-Mindlin Plates

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  03 June 2015

Jun Hu*
LMAM and School of Mathematical Sciences, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China
Yunqing Huang*
Hunan Key Laboratory for Computation and Simulation in Science and Engineering, Xiangtan University, Xiangtan 411105, Hunan, China
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In this paper, we apply an a posteriori error control theory that we develop in a very recent paper to three families of the discontinuous Galerkin methods for the Reissner-Mindlin plate problem. We derive robust a posteriori error estimators for them and prove their reliability and efficiency.

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