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Title: A 2D combined advancing front-Delaunay mesh generation scheme
Authors: El-Hamalawi, Ashraf
Keywords: Advancing front
Delaunay
Mesh generation
Finite element method
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher: © Elsevier
Citation: EL-HAMALAWI, A., 2004. A 2D combined advancing front-Delaunay mesh generation scheme. Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, 40 (9-10), pp. 967-989.
Abstract: A new unstructured triangular mesh generator, DBMesh, is described, incorporating both the Delaunay and advancing front methods. The domain boundary comprising the initial front is discretised by adding nodes based on pre-specified element densities. Internal optimal nodes are then computed from the front such that the latter are each located inside the circumscribed Delaunay circle, and an optimum equiangular triangle is created. The mesh is finally optimised. Advantages of the new method are also outlined. Examples of generated meshes are described, with element quality factors used to generate quadrilaterals if a hybrid, or purely quadrilateral element mesh is required.
Description: This article was published in the journal, Finite Elements in Analysis and Design [© Elsevier] and the definitive version is available at: www.elsevier.com/locate/finel
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1016/j.finel.2003.04.001
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/5162
ISSN: 0168-874X
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