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Title: Quadrilateral finite element mesh coarsening

Abstract

Techniques for coarsening a quadrilateral mesh are described. These techniques include identifying a coarsening region within the quadrilateral mesh to be coarsened. Quadrilateral elements along a path through the coarsening region are removed. Node pairs along opposite sides of the path are identified. The node pairs along the path are then merged to collapse the path.

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Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1079427
Patent Number(s):
8289322
Application Number:
11/874,008
Assignee:
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G06 - COMPUTING G06T - IMAGE DATA PROCESSING OR GENERATION, IN GENERAL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Staten, Matthew L, Dewey, Mark W, and Benzley, Steven E. Quadrilateral finite element mesh coarsening. United States: N. p., 2012. Web.
Staten, Matthew L, Dewey, Mark W, & Benzley, Steven E. Quadrilateral finite element mesh coarsening. United States.
Staten, Matthew L, Dewey, Mark W, and Benzley, Steven E. Tue . "Quadrilateral finite element mesh coarsening". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1079427.
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