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Whisker Weaving/Spatial Twist Continuum

Topological method for construction of a hex mesh

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Carbonera, Carlos D. and Jason F. Shepherd

    "A Constructive Approach to Constrained Hexahedral Mesh Generation", Proceedings, 15th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.435-452, September 17-20 2006
    keywords:
    • hexahedra
    • STC
    • Schneiderís pyramid
    • constrained hexahedral meshing
    Abstract
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Folwell, Nathan T. and Scott A. Mitchell
    "Reliable Whisker Weaving via Curve Contraction", Proceedings, 7th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Lab, pp.365-378, October 1998
    keywords:
    • hexahedra
    • whisker weaving
    • topology
    • curve contraction
    • advancing front
    Abstract
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Harris, Nathan J., Steven E. Benzley and Steven J. Owen
    "Conformal Refinement of All-Hexahedral Element Meshes Based on Multiple Twist Plane Insertion", Proceedings, 13th International Meshing Roundtable, Williamsburg, VA, Sandia National Laboratories, SAND #2004-3765C, pp.157-168, September 19-22 2004
    keywords:
    • adaptation
    • conformal refinement
    • hexahedra
    • refinement
    • STC
    Abstract
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June, Joseph, Clark Dohrmann, Walt Witkowski, Paul Wolfenbarger, Walter Gerstle, Scott Mitchell, Malcolm Panthaki, Dan Segalman
    "A Global Optimization Approach to Quadrilateral Meshing", Proceedings, 6th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.155, October 1997
    keywords:
    • quadrilateral
    • STC
    • whisker weaving
    Abstract
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Ledoux, Franck and Jean-Christophe Weill
    "An Extension of the Reliable Whisker Weaving Algorithm", Proceedings, 16th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.215-232, October 14-17 2007
    keywords:
    • hex mesh generation
    • topology
    • whisker weaving
    • parallel loops
    • geometric properties
    Abstract
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Mitchell, Scott A.
    "The All-Hex Geode-Template for Conforming a Diced Tetrahedral Mesh to any Diced Hexahedral Mesh", Proceedings, 7th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Lab, pp.295-305, October 1998
    keywords:
    • hexahedra
    • tetrahedra
    • conforming
    • transition
    • whisker weaving
    • geode template
    • Cubit
    Abstract
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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
    Abstract
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Muller-Hannemann, Matthias
    "Hexahedral Mesh Generation by Successive Dual Cycle Elimination", Proceedings, 7th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Lab, pp.365-378, October 1998
    keywords:
    • hexahedra
    • whisker weaving
    • dual cycle
    • combinatorial dual
    • hex complex
    • planar graphs
    • cycle elimination
    Abstract
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Murdoch, Peter and Steven E. Benzley
    "The Spatial Twist Continuum", Proceedings, 4th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.243-251, October 1995
    keywords:
    • hexahedron
    • spatial twist continuum (STC)
    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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Suzuki, Tatsuhiko, Shigeo Takahashi, Jason Shepherd
    "An Interior Surface Generation Method for All-Hexahedral Meshing", Proceedings, 14th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.377-398, September 11-14 2005
    keywords:
    • hexahedra
    • interior surface arrangement
    • Schneiders' pyramid
    • dual hexahedra
    • STC
    • dual cycle
    Abstract
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Tautges, Timothy J. and Sarah E. Knoop
    "Topology modification of hexahedral meshes using atomic dual-based operations", Proceedings, 12th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.415-423, Sept. 2003
    keywords:
    • hexahedra
    • arrangements
    • dual
    • simple polytope
    • hex topology operators
    • topology improvement
    • STC
    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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Wolfenbarger, Paul, Joseph Jung, Clark R. Dohrmann, Walter R. Witkowski, Malcolm J. Panthaki, Walter H. Gerstle
    "A Global Minimization-Based, Automatic Quadrilateral Meshing Algorithm", Proceedings, 7th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Lab, pp.87-103, October 1998
    keywords:
    • quadrilateral
    • whisker weaving
    • global minimization-based meshing
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