15. Computational Geometry, Grid Generation, and Adaptive Grids

  1. W. J. Minkowycz2,
  2. E. M. Sparrow3 and
  3. J. Y. Murthy4
  1. Graham F. Carey

Published Online: 21 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172599.ch15

Handbook of Numerical Heat Transfer, Second Edition

Handbook of Numerical Heat Transfer, Second Edition

How to Cite

Carey, G. F. (2000) Computational Geometry, Grid Generation, and Adaptive Grids, in Handbook of Numerical Heat Transfer, Second Edition (eds W. J. Minkowycz, E. M. Sparrow and J. Y. Murthy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470172599.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MC 251), 842 West Taylor Street, Chicago, IL 60607-7022, USA

  2. 3

    University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Department of Mechanical Engineering, 111 Church Street, S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA

  3. 4

    Purdue University, School of Mechanical Engineering, 1288 Mechanical Engineering Building, West Lafavette, IN 47907-1288, USA

Author Information

  1. The University of Texas at Austin, ICES, 201 E. 24th St., ACES 6.430, 1 University Station C0200, Austin, TX 78712-0227, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 22 DEC 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471348788

Online ISBN: 9780470172599

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Keywords:

  • geometric design and grids;
  • structured grid generation;
  • grid quality and improvement;
  • adaptive grids;
  • adaptive meshing and modeling

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Geometric Design and Grids

  • Cad, Grid Defects, and Geometry Features

  • Structured Grid Generation

  • Unstructured Grid Generation

  • Grid Quality and Improvement

  • Adaptive Grids

  • Adaptive Meshing and Modeling

  • Concluding Remarks

  • Acknowledgments

  • References