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Grid Based Hexahedral Method

Hex/Quad meshing techniques that rely on an initial grid of elements on the interior of the model. Various methods are used to maintain continuity between the interior grid and the boundary.

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Dhondt, Guido D.

    "Unstructured 20-Node Brick Element Meshing", Proceedings, 8th International Meshing Roundtable, South Lake Tahoe, CA, U.S.A., pp.369-376, October 1999
    keywords:
    • hexahedra
    • mesh generation
    • cutting
    • smoothing
    • quadratic
    • inside-out
    • grid-based
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Dudley, Clifton R. and Steven J. Owen
    "Degenerate Hex Elements", 23rd International Meshing Roundtable, Elsevier Ltd., October 12-15 2014
    keywords:
    • degenerate hexahedral elements
    • grid-based
    • overlay grid
    • smoothing
    • sculpt
    Abstract
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Marechal, Loic
    "A New Approach to Octree-Based Hexahedral Meshing", Proceedings, 10th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.209-221, October 7-10 2001
    keywords:
    • hexahedra
    • octree
    • conforming patterns
    • mesh adaptation
    • adaptivity
    • grid-based
    • inside-out
    Abstract


Oaks, Wayne and Stefano Paoletti
    "Polyhedral Mesh Generation", Proceedings, 9th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.57-67, October 2000
    keywords:
    • polyhedra
    • hexahedra
    • mid-point subdivision
    • computational geometry
    • grid-based
    • inside-out
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Owen, Steven J.
    "Parallel Smoothing for Grid-Based Methods", Research Notes, 21st International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.Research Note, October 7-10 2012
    keywords:
    • grid-based
    • overlay grid
    • hexahedral mesh generation
    • parallel meshing
    • smoothing
    • optimization
    • mesh quality
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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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Owen, Steven J. and Jason F. Shepherd
    "Embedding Features in a Cartesian Grid", Proceedings, 18th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.116-138, October 25-28 2009
    keywords:
    • grid-based
    • overlay grid
    • hexahedral mesh generation
    • topologicalequivalence
    • topology embedding.
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Owen, Steven J. and Tim R. Shelton
    "Validation of Grid-Based Hex Meshes with Computational Solid Mechaniccs", 22nd International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.39-56, October 13-16 2013
    keywords:
    • grid-based
    • overlay grid
    • hexahedral mesh generation
    • parallel meshing
    • solid mechanics
    • pillowing
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Owen, Steven J., Matthew L. Staten, Marguerite C. Sorensen
    "Parallel Hex Meshing from Volume Fractions", 20th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.161-178, October 23-26 2011
    keywords:
    • grid-based
    • overlay grid
    • hexahedral mesh generation
    • parallel meshing
    • non-manifold
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Schneiders, R.
    "Automatic Generation of Hexahedral Finite Element Meshes", Proceedings, 4th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.103-114, October 1995
    keywords:
    • grid-based mesh generation
    • hexahedron
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Schneiders, R., R. Schindler and F. Weiler
    "Octree-based Generation of Hexahedral Element Meshes", 5th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.205-216, October 1996
    keywords:
    • grid based
    • hexahedron
    • octree
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Schneiders, Robert
    "An Algorithm for the Generation of Hexahedral Element Meshes based on an Octree Technique", Proceedings, 6th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.183-194, October 1997
    keywords:
    • grid-based
    • hexahedron
    • octree
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