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Reparametrization of Block Boundary Surface Grids

  • Stefan Farestam
Part of the Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics (NNFM) book series (NNFM, volume 44)

Summary

This article describes the work completed at CERFACS in task 8 of the BRITE/EURAM EuroMesh project, concerning reparametrization of block boundary surface grids. A new surface patch is arbitrarily positioned on a set of existing, and interconnected, surface patches. The parametrization is found by representing the patch in the parameter space of the original patches using an unstructured mesh, and then solving a set of partial differential equations in the physical space of the new patch, using the finite element approach.

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© Friedr. Vieweg & Sohn Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Braunschweig/Wiesbaden 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stefan Farestam
    • 1
  1. 1.European Centre for Research and Advanced Training in Scientific ComputingC.E.R.F.A.C.S.Toulouse CedexFrance

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