# Smooth Finite Elements Based on Clough-Tocher Triangle Split Triangles

by Peter Alfeld and Larry Schumaker.
Numerische Mathematik, to appear.

### Abstract

Macro elements of smoothness *C*^{r} are constructed on Clough-Tocher triangle splits for all r >= 0. In
contrast to earlier constructions, our elements depend only on natural
derivative information. Numerical Experiments on Hermite
interpolation with the new elements are included.
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[31-Aug-2000]