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Using Microcomputers for the Interactive Generating of Spatial Meshes and Results Evaluation

  • J. F. Stelzer
Part of the Lecture Notes in Engineering book series (LNENG, volume 26)

Summary

Reported is about useful features to facilitate the otherwise tedious task of generating meshes for finite element analysis. Combined herewith is the necessity of effective computer graphics. Microcomputers working with an interpreter language offer with their interactivity possibilities a superior quality in this respect, which is also valid what the postprocessing concerns. The graphics features appropriate for the results interpretation are described, too.

Keywords

Colour Picture Wire Frame Automatic Mesh Gene Hide Surface Rigidity Analysis 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. F. Stelzer
    • 1
  1. 1.Nuclear Research Centre (Kernforschungsanlage, KFA)JuelichFR Germany

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