an encyclopedia of finite element definitions

Citing this website

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On each of the element definition pages, you can find citations for the paper(s) that introduced that element. These papers should be cited when using a given element. If you wish to cite this website, you can use the following BibTeX:

       AUTHOR = {{The DefElement contributors}},
        TITLE = {{D}ef{E}lement: an encyclopedia of finite element definitions},
         YEAR = {{2023}},
 HOWPUBLISHED = {\url{}},
         NOTE = {[Online; accessed 27-March-2023]}

This will create a reference along the lines of: