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# Morley

 Orders $$k=2$$ Reference elements triangle Polynomial set $$\mathcal{P}_{k}$$↓ Show polynomial set definitions ↓ DOFs On each vertex: point evaluations On each edge: point evaluations of normal derivatives at midpoints Number of DOFs triangle: $$6$$ Mapping identity continuity Function values are continuous. Categories Scalar-valued elements

## Implementations

 Symfem "Morley"↓ Show Symfem examples ↓ UFL "Morley"↓ Show UFL examples ↓

## Examples

 triangleorder 2 (click to view basis functions)

## References

• Morley, L. S. D. The triangular equilibrium element in the solution of plate bending problems, The Aeronautical Quarterly 19(2), 149–169, 1968. [DOI: 10.1017/S0001925900004546] [BibTeX]

## DefElement stats

 Element added 09 January 2021 Element last updated 02 August 2022