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Interactive Isogeometric Volume Visualization with Pixel-Accurate Geometry

Interactive Isogeometric Volume Visualization with Pixel-Accurate Geometry

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Sammendrag
A recent development, called isogeometric analysis, provides a unified approach for design, analysis and optimization of functional products in industry. Traditional volume rendering methods for inspecting the results from the numerical simulations cannot be applied directly to isogeometric models. We present a novel approach for interactive visualization of isogeometric analysis results, ensuring correct, i.e., pixel-accurate geometry of the volume including its bounding surfaces. The entire OpenGL pipeline is used in a multi-stage algorithm leveraging techniques from surface rendering, order-independent transparency, as well as theory and numerical methods for ordinary differential equations. We showcase the efficiency of our approach on different models relevant to industry, ranging from quality inspection of the parametrization of the geometry, to stress analysis in linear elasticity, to visualization of computational fluid dynamics results.
Språk
Engelsk
Institusjon(er)
  • SINTEF Digital / Mathematics and Cybernetics
År
2016
Publisert i
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics
ISSN
1077-2626
Årgang
22
Hefte nr.
2
Side(r)
1102 - 1114