Trelis 16.3 User Documentation

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Blacker, Ted D., "Paving: A New Approach To Automated Quadrilateral Mesh Generation", International Journal For Numerical Methods in Engineering, John Wiley, Num 32, pp.811-847, 1991

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Brewer, M., L. Diachin, P. Knupp, T. Leurent, and D. Melander, "The Mesquite Mesh Quality Improvement Toolkit", Proceedings, 12th International Meshing Roundtable, 2003

Brewer, M., "Geometry-Tolerant Meshing Using Advancing-Front Techniques", SAND Report, (6-2008)

Butlin, Geoffrey and Clive Stops, "CAD Data Repair", 5th International Meshing Roundtable, pp.7-12, 1996

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Folwell, Nathan T. and Scott A. Mitchell, "Reliable Whisker Weaving via Curve Contraction", Proceedings, 7th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Lab, pp.365-378, October 1998

Freitag, Lori A. and Patrick M. Knupp , "Tetrahedral Element Shape Optimization via the Jacobian Determinant and Condition Number", Proceedings, 8th International Meshing Roundtable, South Lake Tahoe, CA, U.S.A., pp.247-258, October 1999

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Knupp, Patrick M., "Next-Generation Sweep Tool: A Method For Generating All-Hex Meshes On Two-And-One-Half Dimensional Geometries", Proceedings, 7th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Lab, pp.505-513, October 1998

Knupp, Patrick M., "Winslow Smoothing On Two-Dimensional Unstructured Meshes", Proceedings, 7th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Lab, pp.449-457, October 1998

Knupp, Patrick M., "Matrix Norms & The Condition Number: A General Framework to Improve Mesh Quality Via Node-Movement", Proceedings, 8th International Meshing Roundtable, South Lake Tahoe, CA, U.S.A., pp.13-22, October 1999

Knupp, P., "Achieving Finite Element Mesh Quality via Optimization of the Jacobian Matrix Norm and Associated Quantities, Part I", Int. J. Num. Meth. Engr.. 2000

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Murdoch, Peter and Steven E. Benzley, "The Spatial Twist Continuum", Proceedings, 4th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.243-251, October 1995

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Owen, Steven J. and David R. White, "Mesh-Based Geometry: A Systematic Approach to Constructing Geometry from the Nodes and Elements of a Finite Element Mesh", 10th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp. 83-96, October 2001

Owen, Steven J., Clark, B.W., Melander, D.J., Brewer, M.B., Shepherd, J.F., Merkley, K., Ernst, C., Morris, R., "An Immersive Topology Environment for Meshing", Accepted to 16th International Meshing Roundtable, 2007

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W. Quadros, V. Vyas, M. Brewer, S. Owen, and K. Shimada, “A Computational
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W. R. Quadros, K. Shimada, and S. J. Owen, “Skeleton-based computational
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Staten, Matthew L., Robert A. Kerr, Steven J. Owen, Ted D. Blacker, "Unconstrained Paving and Plastering: Progress Update", Proceedings, 15th International Meshing Roundtable, pp.469-486, 2006

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Tautges, Timothy J. and Scott A. Mitchell, "Whisker Weaving: Invalid Connectivity Resolution and Primal Construction Algorithm", Proceedings, 4th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.115-127, October 1995

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Tautges, Timothy J., "The Common Geometry Module (CGM): A Generic, Extensible Geometry Interface", Proceedings, 9th International Meshing Roundtable, pp. 337-348, 2000

Tautges, Timothy J., "Automatic Detail Reduction for Mesh Generation Applications", Proceedings, 10th International Meshing Roundtable, pp.407-418, 2001

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White, David R. and Paul Kinney, "Redesign of the Paving Algorithm: Robustness Enhancements through Element by Element Meshing", Proceedings, 6th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.323-335, October 1997

White, David R. and Sunil Saigal (2002) Improved Imprint and Merge for Conformal Meshing, Proceedings, 11th International Meshing Roundtable, pp.285-296

White, David R. and Timothy J. Tautges, "Automatic Scheme Selection for Toolkit Hex Meshing", International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 49, No. 1, pp. 127-144, 2000

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Yong Lu, Rajit Gadh, and Timothy J. Tautges, "Volume decomposition and feature recognition for hexahedral mesh generation", Proceedings, 8th International Meshing Roundtable, pp. 269-280, 1999