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Mapping/Sweeping

Methods for generating structured hex or quad meshes. Includes methods that describe automated decomposition of the geometry to admit sweeping or mapping techniques.

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Blacker, Ted

    "The Cooper Tool", 5th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.13-30, October 1996
    keywords:
    • cooper
    • hexahedron
    • mapped
    • sweeping
    Abstract
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Borden, Michael, Steven Benzley, Scott A. Mitchell, David R. White and Ray Meyers
    "The Cleave and Fill Tool: An All-Hexahedral Refinement Algorithm for Swept Meshes", Proceedings, 9th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.69-76, October 2000
    keywords:
    • hexahedra
    • refinement
    • sweeping
    • cleave and fill
    Abstract
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Cai, Shengyong and Tim Tautges
    "Application of Harmonic mapping on One-To-One Sweeping", Research Notes, 21st International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.Research Note, October 7-10 2012
    keywords:
    • affine transformations
    • concave
    • non-simply connected
    • harmonic mapping
    • sweeping algorithm
    Abstract
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Cai, Shengyong and Timothy J. Tautges
    "Robust One-to-One Sweeping with Harmonic S-T Mappings and Cages", 22nd International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.1-18, October 13-16 2013
    keywords:
    • harmonic
    • sweeping
    • hexahedral
    • mesh generation
    • one-to-one
    Abstract
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Cai, Shengyong and Timothy J. Tautges
    "Surface Mesh Generation based on Imprinting of S-T Edge Patches", 23rd International Meshing Roundtable, Elsevier Ltd., October 12-15 2014
    keywords:
    • Imprinting
    • MultiSweeping
    • Hexahedral
    • Mesh Generation
    • n-to-n
    • Edge Patches
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Casarotti, Emanuele, Marco Stupazzini, Shiann Jong Lee, Dimitri Komatitsch, Antonio Piersanti, and Jeroen Tromp
    "CUBIT and Seismic Wave Propagation BasedUpon the Spectral-element Method: An Advanced Unstructured Mesher for Complex 3D Geological Media", Proceedings, 16th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.579-598, October 14-17 2007
    keywords:
    • geometry simplification
    • sweep decomposition
    • design through analysis
    • hexahedra
    • sweeping
    • assembly meshing
    • imprint/merge
    • meshing user interface
    Abstract
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Chiba, N., I. Nishigaki, Y. Yamashita, C. Takizawa, K. Fujishiro
    "An Automatic Hexahedral Mesh Generation System Based on the Shape-Recognition and Boundary-Fit Methods", 5th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.281-290, October 1996
    keywords:
    • boundary fit
    • decomposition
    • hexahedron
    • mapping
    • shape recognition
    • sweeping
    Abstract
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Clark, Brett and Ivan Yorgason
    "Uniting Dissimilar Hex Meshes to Achieve a Many-to-Many Swept Topology", Research Notes, 22nd International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.Research Note, October 13-16 2013
    keywords:
    • mesh modification
    • unite
    • many-to-many sweep
    • dissimilar meshes
    • hexahedral mesh
    Abstract
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Holmes, David I.
    "Generalized Method of Decomposing Solid Geometry into Hexahedron Finite Elements", Proceedings, 4th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.141-152, October 1995
    keywords:
    • hexahedron
    • mapped meshing
    • medial axis
    • spatial decomposition
    Abstract
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Jankovich, Steven R., Steven E. Benzley, Jason F. Shepherd and Scott A. Mitchell
    "The Graft Tool: An All-Hexahedral Transition Algorithm for Creating a Multi-Directional Swept Volume Mesh", Proceedings, 8th International Meshing Roundtable, South Lake Tahoe, CA, U.S.A., pp.387-392, October 1999
    keywords:
    • hexahedra
    • refinement
    • sweeping
    • graft tool
    Abstract
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Kerr, Robert A., Steven E. Benzley , David White and Scott Mitchell
    "A Method For Controlling Skew on Linked Surfaces", Proceedings, 8th International Meshing Roundtable, South Lake Tahoe, CA, U.S.A., pp.377-385, October 1999
    keywords:
    • skew measure
    • virtual vertex
    • mapped mesh
    • quality
    • quadrilateral
    Abstract
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Kirk Beatty and Nilanjan Mukherjee
    "A Transfinite Meshing Approach for Body-In-White Analyses", Proceedings, 19th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.49-66, October 3-6 2010
    keywords:
    • transfinite
    • mapped
    • attening
    • pseudo-edge
    • Guru edge
    • Protege edge
    • count propagation
    • corner detection
    • parameterization
    • quadrilateral
    • mapping type parameter
    • least squares conformal map.
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Knupp, Patrick M.
    "Next-Generation Sweep Tool: A Method For Generating All-Hex Meshes On Two-And-One-Half Dimensional Geomtries", Proceedings, 7th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Lab, pp.505-513, October 1998
    keywords:
    • hexahedra
    • sweeping
    • node location
    • Cubit
    Abstract
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Liu, Shang-Sheng and Rajit Gadh
    "Automatic Hexahedral Mesh Generation by Recursive Convex and Swept Volume Decomposition", Proceedings, 6th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.217-231, October 1997
    keywords:
    • hexahedron
    • mapped meshing
    • shape recognition
    • volume decomposition
    Abstract
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Lu, Jean Hsiang-Chun, Inho Song, William Roshan Quadros and Kenji Shimada
    "Volumetric Decomposition via Medial Object and Pen-based User Interface for Hexahedral Mesh Generation", 20th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.179-195, October 23-26 2011
    keywords:
    • 3D medial object
    • pen-based user interface
    • hexahedral mesh generation
    • geometric decomposition
    • sweeping.
    Abstract
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Mingwu, Lai, Steven E. Benzley, Greg Sjaardema and Tim Tautges
    "A Multiple Source and Target Sweeping Method for Generating All-Hexahedral Finite Element Meshes", 5th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.217-228, October 1996
    keywords:
    • hexahedron
    • sweeping
    Abstract
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Miyoshi, Katsuhiro and Ted Blacker
    "Hexahedral Mesh Generation Using Multi-Axis Cooper Algorithm", Proceedings, 9th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.89-97, October 2000
    keywords:
    • hexahedra
    • sweeping
    • cooper tool
    • many-to-many
    • multi-axis
    Abstract
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Mukherjee, Nilanjan
    "High Quality Bi-Linear Transfinite Meshing with Interior Point Constraints", Proceedings, 15th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.309-324, September 17-20 2006
    keywords:
    • point constraint
    • transfinite
    • mapped
    • structured
    • Coon's Equation
    • Newton-Raphson
    Abstract
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Mukherjee, Nilanjan
    "CSALF-Q: A Bricolage Algorithm for Anisotropic Quad Mesh Generation", 20th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.489-509, October 23-26 2011
    keywords:
    • subdivision
    • tri-qua mesher
    • paving
    • transfinite
    • mapped
    • flattening
    • loop
    • loop-paving
    • parameterization
    • quadrilateral
    Abstract
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Mukherjee, Nilanjan, Bhanu Peddi, Jean Cabello & Michael Hancock
    "Automatic Hexahedral Sweep Mesh Generation of Open Volumes", 21st International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.333-347, October 7-10 2012
    keywords:
    • open volume
    • hexahedral meshing
    • sweep
    • void topology
    • void geometry
    • transfinite
    Abstract
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Owen, Steven J., Brett W. Clark, Darryl J. Melander, Michael Brewer, Jason F. Shepherd, Karl Merkley, Corey Ernst, and Randy Morris
    "An Immersive Topology Environment for Meshing", Proceedings, 16th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.553-578, October 14-17 2007
    keywords:
    • geometry simplification
    • sweep decomposition
    • design through analysis
    • hexahedra
    • sweeping
    • assembly meshing
    • imprint/merge
    • meshing user interface
    Abstract
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Roca, Xevi and Josep Sarrate
    "An Automatic and General Least-Squares Projection Procedure for Sweep Meshing", Proceedings, 15th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.487-506, September 17-20 2006
    keywords:
    • hexahedra
    • sweeping
    • node projection
    • affine mapping
    • least-squares
    Abstract
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Roca, Xevi, Josep Sarrate and Antonio Huerta
    "Surface Mesh Projection for Hexahedral Mesh Generation by Sweeping", Proceedings, 13th International Meshing Roundtable, Williamsburg, VA, Sandia National Laboratories, SAND #2004-3765C, pp.169-180, September 19-22 2004
    keywords:
    • sweeping
    • hexahedra
    Abstract
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Roca, Xevi, Josep Sarrate and Antonio Huerta
    "A new least-squares approximation of affine mappings for sweep algorithms", Proceedings, 14th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.433-448, September 11-14 2005
    keywords:
    • hexahedra
    • node projection
    • smoothing
    • sweeping
    Abstract
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Ruiz-Girones, Eloi, Xevi Roca, and Josep Sarrate
    "A New Procedure to Compute Imprints inMulti-sweeping Algorithms", Proceedings, 18th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.281-299, October 25-28 2009
    keywords:
    • Finite element method
    • mesh generation
    • hexahedral mesh
    • multisweeping
    • computational domain.
    Abstract
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Scott, Michael A., Matthew N. Earp, Steven E. Benzley and Michael B. Stephenson
    "Adaptive Sweeping Techniques", Proceedings, 14th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.417-432, September 11-14 2005
    keywords:
    • decomposition
    • hexahedra
    • node projection
    • smoothing
    • sweeping
    Abstract
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Shepherd, Jason, Scott A. Mitchell, Patrick Knupp, and David White
    "Methods for Multisweep Automation", Proceedings, 9th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.77-87, October 2000
    keywords:
    • hexahedra
    • sweeping
    • multisweep
    • automation
    • many-to-many
    Abstract
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Shih, Bih-Yaw and Hiroshi Sakurai
    "Shape Recognition and Shape-Specific Meshing for Generating All Hexahedral Meshes", Proceedings, 6th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.197-209, October 1997
    keywords:
    • hexahedron
    • mapped meshing
    • shape recognition
    • volume decomposition
    Abstract


Shih, Bih-Yaw and Hiroshi Sakurai
    "Automated Hexahedral Mesh Generation by Swept Volume Decomposition and Recomposition", 5th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.273-280, October 1996
    keywords:
    • hexahedron
    • sweeping
    Abstract
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Staten, Matthew L., Scott A. Canann, and Steve J. Owen
    "BMSWEEP: Locating Interior Nodes During Sweeping", 7th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Labs, pp.7-18, October 1998
    keywords:
    • hexahedra
    • sweeping
    • node location
    • BMSweep
    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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Verma, Chaman Singh , Paul F. Fischer, Seung E. Lee, and F. Loth
    "An All-Hex Meshing Strategy for Bifurcation Geometries in Vascular Flow Simulation", Proceedings, 14th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.363-376, September 11-14 2005
    keywords:
    • hexahedra
    • biforcation geometries
    • artery meshing
    • sweeping
    • grafting
    • bio-medical
    Abstract
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Wang, Feng and Luca di Mare
    "Automated Hex Meshing For Turbomachinery Secondary Air System", 21st International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.549-566, October 7-10 2012
    keywords:
    • hexahedral meshes
    • turbomachinery
    • pave-sweep
    • sheet-insertion
    Abstract
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White, David R., Lai Mingwu, Steven E. Benzley, and Gregory D. Sjaardema
    "Automated Hexahedral Mesh Generation by Virtual Decomposition", Proceedings, 4th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.165-176, October 1995
    keywords:
    • hexahedron
    • mapped meshing
    • spatial decomposition
    • sweeping
    Abstract
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Wu, Haiyan and Shuming Gao
    "Automatic swept volume decomposition based on sweep directions extraction for hexahedral meshing", 23rd International Meshing Roundtable, Elsevier Ltd., October 12-15 2014
    keywords:
    • volume decomposition
    • hexahedral mesh
    • mesh generation
    • swept volume
    • sweep direction
    Abstract
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Zhang, Yongjie, Yuri Bazilevs, Samrat Goswami, Chandrajit L. Bajaj, and Thomas J.R. Hughes
    "Patient-Specific Vascular NURBS Modeling for Isogeometric Analysis of Blood Flow", Proceedings, 15th International Meshing Roundtable, Springer-Verlag, pp.73-92, September 17-20 2006
    keywords:
    • hexahedra
    • Patient-specific vascular models
    • hexahedral mesh
    • skeleton-based sweeping
    • NURBS
    • isogeometric analysis
    • blood flow
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