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Automated Two-Dimensional Multi-block Meshing Using the Medial Object

Gould, Jeremy David Martineau, Robin Fairey.

20th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.437-452, October 23-26 2011

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20th International Meshing Roundtable
Paris, France
October 23-26, 2011

Aircraft Research Association Ltd, Bedford, UK, TranscenData Europe Ltd, Cambridge, UK
Email:jgould@ara.co.uk, rmf2@transcendata.com

Summary
This paper describes the automatic generation of a structured dominant mesh based on an automatic block decomposition obtained using the medial object. The mesh generator will produce a mesh for an arbitrary two-dimensional geometry, where quadrilateral-dominant or triangular meshing is used when structured meshing fails. The domain is automatically partitioned into blocks (sub-regions), and an appropriate meshing algorithm for meshing each block is then automatically selected. It will also generate conformal interfaces or hanging interfaces between adjacent blocks as required

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