Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cad.2004.02.005
Title: Automatic solid decomposition and reduction for non-manifold geometric model generation
Authors: Chong, C.S.
Kumar, A.S. 
Lee, K.H. 
Keywords: Dimensional reduction
Median generation
Midsurface generation
Solid decomposition
Stitching
Issue Date: Nov-2004
Citation: Chong, C.S., Kumar, A.S., Lee, K.H. (2004-11). Automatic solid decomposition and reduction for non-manifold geometric model generation. CAD Computer Aided Design 36 (13) : 1357-1369. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cad.2004.02.005
Abstract: Oftentimes the level of complexity of a structure requires the analyst to idealize the finite element model, so that a solution may be obtained within a reasonable time scale. This paper describes some operations that have been defined and implemented which allow the user to reduce the dimensionality of geometric models automatically using a novel decomposition and reduction method. The model is first decomposed into simpler solids, and these solids undergo a reduction process to extract their midsurfaces. In some cases, not every part of the model can be reduced and thus, a non-manifold geometric model, suitable for mixed finite element modeling, is generated. © 2004 Elsevier Ltd. All Rights reserved.
Source Title: CAD Computer Aided Design
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/73210
ISSN: 00104485
DOI: 10.1016/j.cad.2004.02.005
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