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Winslow Smoothing On Two-Dimensional Unstructured Meshes

Knupp, Patrick M.

Proceedings, 7th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Lab, pp.449-457, October 1998


7th International Meshing Roundtable
October 26-28, 1998
Dearborn, Michigan, USA

Parallel Computing Sciences Department
Sandia National Laboratories
M/S 0441, P.O. Box 5800
Albuquerque, NM 87185-0441

The Winslow equations from structured elliptic grid generation are adapted to smoothing of two-dimensional unstructured meshes using a finite difference approach. Winslow smoothing on unstructured quadrilateral meshes results in mesh folding less frequently than with traditional Laplacian smoothing.

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