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Plastering (Advancing Front Hex Meshing)

Hex elements are systematically placed from the boundary, "advancing" towards the interior of the model, resolving intersection problems as it proceeds. 3D extension of Paving.

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Armstrong, Cecil G., Harold J. Fogg, Christopher M. Tierney and Trevor T. Robinson

    "Common themes in multi-block structured quad/hex mesh generation", 24th International Meshing Roundtable, Elsevier Ltd., October 12-14 2015
    keywords:
    • quad meshing
    • hex meshing
    • medial axis
    • paving
    • plastering
    • cross fields
    • frame fields
    Abstract
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Leland, Robert W., Darryl J. Melander, Ray W. Meyers, Scott A. Mitchell, Timothy J. Tautges
    "The Geode Algorithm: Combining Hex/Tet Plastering, Dicing and Transition Elements for Automatic, All-Hex Mesh Generation", Proceedings, 7th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Lab, pp.515-521, October 1998
    keywords:
    • hexahedra
    • geode template
    • transition
    • plastering
    • dicing
    • Hex-Tet
    Abstract
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Li, Xiang-Yang, Shang-Hua Teng and Alper Ungor
    "Biting Spheres in 3D", Proceedings, 8th International Meshing Roundtable, South Lake Tahoe, CA, U.S.A., pp.85-95, October 1999
    keywords:
    • quality
    • advancing front
    • plastering
    • sphere packing
    • biting
    • tetrahedra
    Abstract
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Meyers, Ray J., Timothy J. Tautges, Philip M. Tuchinsky
    "The Hex-Tet Hex-Dominant Meshing Algorithm as Implemented in CUBIT", Proceedings, 7th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Lab, pp.151-158, October 1998
    keywords:
    • hexahedra
    • mixed-element
    • hex-dominant
    • plastering
    • CUBIT
    • Hex-Tet
    • pyramids
    • hybrid
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Mitchell, Scott A. and Timmothy J. Tautges
    "Pillowing Doublets: Refining A Mesh to Ensure That Faces Share At Most One Edge", Proceedings, 4th Internatinal Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.231-240, October 1995
    keywords:
    • doublet
    • hexahedron
    • plastering
    • refinement
    • whisker weaving
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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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Staten, Matthew L., Robert A. Kerr, Steven J. Owen, Ted D. Blacker
    "Unconstrained Paving and Plastering: Progress Update", Proceedings, 15th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.469-486, September 17-20 2006
    keywords:
    • unconstrained plastering
    • unconstrained paving
    • hexahedra
    • quadrilateral
    Abstract
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Staten, Matthew L., Steven J. Owen, Ted D. Blacker
    "Unconstrained Paving & Plastering: A New Idea for All Hexahedral Mesh Generation", Proceedings, 14th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.399-416, September 11-14 2005
    keywords:
    • hexahedra
    • plastering
    • sweeping
    • paving
    Abstract
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Tuchinsky, Philip M. and Brett W. Clark
    "The HexTet Hex-Dominant Automesher: An Interim Progress Report", Proceedings, 6th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.183-194, October 1997
    keywords:
    • hex-dominant
    • hexahedron
    • mixed element
    • plastering
    Abstract


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