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Meshing Research Corner

19th International Meshing Roundtable

October 3-6, 2010
Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA

Sponsored by
Sandia National Laboratories

gbIMR Proceedings


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Session 1A     Surface Meshing

1A.1 Hexagon-Based All_Quadrilateral Mesh Generation with Guarunteed Angle Bounds

Xinghua Liang, Yongjje Zhang
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA U.S.A
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1A.2 Q-TRAN: A New Approach to Transform Triangular Meshes into Quadrilateral Meshes Locally

Mohamed S. Ebeida, Kaan Karamete, Eric Mestreau, Saikat Dey
Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, U.S.A
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1A.3  Mesh Construction with Prescribed Properties near Boundary

Boris Azarenok
Dorodnicyn Computing Center of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia 
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1A.4 A  Transfinite Meshing Approach for Body-In-White Analyses

Kirk Beatty and Nilanjan Mukherjee
Digital Simulation Solutions, Siemens PLM Software, Milford, Ohio
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Session 2A     Optimization

2A.1 Introducing the Target-Matrix Paradigm for Mesh Optimization via Node-movement

Patrick Knupp
Sandia National laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, U.S.A
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2A.2 An Analytical Framework for Quadrilateral Surface Mesh Improvement with an Underlying Triangulated Surface De nition

Kiran Shivanna, Nicole Grosland, and Vincent Magnotta
University of Iowa

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2A.3 Efficient Solution of Elliptic Partial Differential Equations via Effective Combination of Mesh Quality Metrics, Preconditioners, and Sparse Linear Solvers

Jibum Kim, Shankar Prasad Sastry, and Suzanne M. Shontz
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, U.S.A
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2A.4 Virtual Control Volumes for Two-Dimensional Unstructured Elliptic Smoothing

Steve L. Karman Jr.
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga TN, U.S.A
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Session 2B   Surface Reconstruction and Repair

2B.1 Reconstructing High-Order Surfaces for Meshing

Xiangmin Jiao and Duo Wang
Department of Applied Mathematics, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, U.S.A
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2B.2 Simple Method for Constructing NURBS Surfaces from Unorganized Points

Nallig Leal, Esmeide Leal, John William Branch
Universidad Autónoma del Caribe, Barranquilla, Colombia ,Suramérica.
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2B.3 Sealing Faceted Surfaces to Achieve Watertight CAD Models

Brandon M. Smith, Timothy J. Tautges, and Paul P.H. Wilson
University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI, U.S.A
Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, U.S.A

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2B.4 A Metric for Automatic Hole Characterization

German Sanchez T, John W. Branch, and Pedro Atencio
Magdalena University, Colombia,
South America
National University of Colombia - Medellin, Colombia, South America
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Session 3A      Hex Meshing

3A.1 Receding Front Method: a New Approach Applied to Generate Hexahedral Meshes of Outer Domains

Xevi Roca, Eloi Ruiz-Giron´es, and Josep Sarrate
Laboratori de C`alcul Num`eric, Barcelona, Spain
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3A.2EBMesh: An Embedded Boundary Meshing Tool

Hong-Jun Kim and Timothy J. Tautges
Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, U.S.A

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3A.3 Sharp Feature Preservation in Octree-Based Hexahedral Mesh Generation for CAD Assembly Models

Jin Qian and Yongjie Zhan
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh,PA , U.S.A

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3A.4 Pen-Based User Interface for Geometric Decomposition for Hexahedral Mesh Generation

Jean Hsiang-Chun Lu, Inho Song, William Roshan Quadros, and Kenji Shimada
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
, U.S.A
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Session 6A      Adaptive  

6A.1 Particle Systems for Adaptive, Isotropic Meshing of CAD Models

Jonathan R. Bronson, Joshua A. Levine, and Ross T. Whitaker Scienti c Computing and Imaging Institute, Salt Lake City, UT, U.S.A.
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6A.2 A Study on Using Hierarchical Basis Error Estimates in Anisotropic Mesh Adaptation for the Finite Element Method

Lennard Kamenski
Department of Mathematics, The University of Kansas, KS, U.S.A
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6A.3Bisection-based triangulations of nested hypercubic meshes

Kenneth Weiss and Leila De Floriani
University of Maryland, College Park, MD, U.S.A
University of Genova, Genova, Italy

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6A.4 Optimizing Voronoi Diagrams for Polygonal Finite Element Computations

Daniel Sieger, Pierre Alliez, and Mario Botsch
Bielefeld University, Germany
INRIA Sophia-Antipolis, France

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Session 6B      Applications

6B.1 Creating Geometry and Mesh Models for Nuclear Reactor Core Geometries Using a Lattice Hierarchy-Based Approach

Timothy. J. Tautges and Rajeev Jain
Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, U.S.A
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6B.2 Multi-tissue mesh generation for brain images

Yixun Liu, Panagiotis Foteinos, Andrey Chernikov, and Nikos
Department of Computer Science, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, U.S.A
Department of Computer Science, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, U.S.A

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6B.3 A Toolkit for Parallel Overset Grid Assembly Targeting Large-Scale Moving Body Aerodynamic Simulations

George Zagaris, Michael T.Campbell, Daniel J. Bodony, Eric Shaffer,and Mark D. Brandyberry
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA
IllinoisRocstar LLC, IL, USA

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6B.4 A Dimension-Independent Data Structure for Simplicial Complexes

Leila De Floriani, Annie Hui, Daniele Panozzo, and David Canino
Department of Computer Science, University of Genova, Italy
Department of Computer Science, University of Maryland, MD, U.S.A

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1.1 A New Constrained Delaunay Tetrahedralization Algorithm

Hang Si
Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics, Berlin, Germany
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1.2 Adaptive and Quality Tetrahedral Mesh Generation

Jun Wang and Zeyun Yu
Department of Computer Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
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1.3 Adaptive anisotropic meshing and remeshing technique for the numerical modelling of SAGD process

Y. Mesri, W. Zerguine, and T. Coupez
Department of Computer Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
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1.4 An Adaptive Grid-Based All Hexahedral Meshing Algorithm Based on 2-Refinement

Jared Edgel, Steven E. Benzley, and Steven J. Owen
Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, U.S.A.
Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, U.S.A.
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1.5 Visual DoMesh - A meshing software for mixed high-order finite element discretization

Christian Sorger, Stefan Kollmannsberger, and Ernst Rank
Chair for Computation in Engineering, Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany.
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1.6 Feature-Based and Output-Based Grid Adaptation Study for Hypersonic Propulsive Deceleration Jet Flows

Hicham Alkandry, Michael A. Park, William L. Kleb, and Iain D. Boyd
University of Michigan
NASA LaRC, Computational AeroSciences Branch.
NASA LaRC, Aerothermodynamics Branch.
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1.7 Hole Patching in Unstructured Mesh Using Volumetric Diffusion

Amitesh Kumar and Alan M. Shih
University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, U.S.A.
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1.8 A Comparison of Mesh Morphing Methods for Shape Optimization

Steven J. Owen and Matthew L. Staten
Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, U.S.A.
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1.9 Coupling Non-Conforming Discrete Models with Lower-Dimensional Entities

Danczyk, J. and Suresh, K.
University of Wisconsin – Madison 1513 University Ave.Madison, WI 53706
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2.0 Generating High Quality Meshes in Gap Regions using Geometrical Information from the Medial Object

Jeremy D. Gould
Aircraft Research Association Ltd, Manton Lane, Bedford, England MK41 7PF.
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2.1 Implementing a Node Based Split-Tree Search Algorithm

Vincent C. Betro and Steve L. Karman, Jr.
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga SimCenter, 701 E. MLK Blvd, Chattanooga, TN, 37403.
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2.2 On the Termination of Ruppert’s Algorithm

Alexander Rand
University of Texas-Austin
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2.3 Implementing Ruppert's Algorithm for Generic Curves in 2D

Barbara M. Anthony and Matthew D. Flatau
Southwestern University, Georgetown Texas
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