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Topological/Qualtiy Cleanup

Methods for improving the finite element mesh by adjusting the topology of elements. These may include swapping, node insertion, connectivity adjustment, or other techniques that affect the topology of the mesh.

MESHING
RESEARCH
CORNER

Bern, Marshall and David Eppstein

    "Flipping Cubical Meshes", Proceedings, 10th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.19-29, October 7-10 2001
    keywords:
    • quadrilateral
    • hexahedral
    • flip graph connectivity
    • mesh improvement
    • improvement
    • clean-up
    • topology improvement
    Abstract
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Bunin, Guy
    "Non-Local Topological Clean-Up", Proceedings, 15th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.3-20, September 17-20 2006
    keywords:
    • topology operators
    • quadrilaterals
    • quad clean-up
    Abstract
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Kinney, Paul
    "CleanUp: Improving Quadrilateral Finite Element Meshes", Proceedings, 6th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.437-447, October 1997
    keywords:
    • clean-up
    • quadrilateral
    • topology
    Abstract


Owen, Steven J.
    "A Survey of Unstructured Mesh Generation Technology", Proceedings, 7th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Lab, pp.239-267, October 1998
    keywords:
    • overview
    • classification
    • software
    • triangle
    • quadrilateral
    • tetrahedra
    • hexahedra
    • surface meshing
    • refinement
    • clean-up
    • smoothing
    • Delaunay
    • advancing front
    • octree
    • plastering
    • paving
    • whisker weaving
    • grid-based
    • indirect
    Abstract
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Panthaki, Malcolm J., Raikanta Sahu, Walter H. Gerstle
    "An Object-Oriented Virtual Geometry Interface", Proceedings, 6th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.67-82, October 1997
    keywords:
    • B-rep
    • CAD
    • defeaturing
    • geometry clean-up
    Abstract
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Sheffer, Alla, Ted Blacker Jan Clements Michel Bercovier
    "Virtual Topology Operators for Meshing", Proceedings, 6th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.49-66, October 1997
    keywords:
    • B-rep
    • CAD
    • defeaturing
    • geometry clean-up
    Abstract
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Tautges, Timothy J. and Scott A. Mitchell
    "Whisker Weaving: Invalid Connectivity Resolution and Primal Construction Algorithm", Proceedings, 4th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.115-127, October 1995
    keywords:
    • clean-up
    • hexahedron
    • spatial twist continuum (STC)
    • whisker weaving
    Abstract
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White, David R., Sunil Saigal, Steven J. Owen
    "Meshing complexity of single part CAD models", Proceedings, 12th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.121-134, Sept. 2003
    keywords:
    • time to mesh
    • meshing complexity
    • blend detection
    • geometry clean-up
    • complexity
    • geometry management
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