Skip to content
Back to outputs

A uniform intermediate model for high-fidelity and efficient visualisation of multidisciplinary heterogeneous simulation data

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Standard

A uniform intermediate model for high-fidelity and efficient visualisation of multidisciplinary heterogeneous simulation data. / Shao, Yanli; Liu, Yusheng; Ye, Xiaoping; Wang, Hongwei.

In: International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 29, No. 6, 2016, p. 591-610.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Harvard

Shao, Y, Liu, Y, Ye, X & Wang, H 2016, 'A uniform intermediate model for high-fidelity and efficient visualisation of multidisciplinary heterogeneous simulation data', International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, vol. 29, no. 6, pp. 591-610. https://doi.org/10.1080/0951192X.2015.1066863

APA

Shao, Y., Liu, Y., Ye, X., & Wang, H. (2016). A uniform intermediate model for high-fidelity and efficient visualisation of multidisciplinary heterogeneous simulation data. International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, 29(6), 591-610. https://doi.org/10.1080/0951192X.2015.1066863

Vancouver

Author

Shao, Yanli ; Liu, Yusheng ; Ye, Xiaoping ; Wang, Hongwei. / A uniform intermediate model for high-fidelity and efficient visualisation of multidisciplinary heterogeneous simulation data. In: International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing. 2016 ; Vol. 29, No. 6. pp. 591-610.

Bibtex

@article{8288b71a2a034bb9a437093135c4d03b,
title = "A uniform intermediate model for high-fidelity and efficient visualisation of multidisciplinary heterogeneous simulation data",
abstract = "Simulation-driven design has become an effective methodology for improving the design process in terms of both time and cost. The high-fidelity and efficient visualisation of multidisciplinary simulation results of complex products is crucial for helping designers improve their design. One of the key challenges is to display and view multidisciplinary simulation results that are heterogeneous and tool-specific. In this study, a uniform intermediate model which supports high-fidelity and efficient visualisation of multidisciplinary heterogeneous simulation data is proposed and developed. Firstly, the problem of generating a uniform intermediate mesh model is formalised and represented as an optimisation problem. Then, the genetic algorithm is employed and improved to optimise the uniform intermediate mesh model globally and locally after the direct initial (D-initial) mesh model is refined based on the hybrid mesh size field. Finally, the mapping and interpolation relationships between the uniform intermediate mesh model and the simulation mesh models of different disciplines are established to implement simulation results visualisation in a CAD platform. To improve computational efficiency, two strategies are deliberately employed, namely indexing and parallel computing. Several experiments are conducted to demonstrate the performance of the proposed approach.",
keywords = "intermediate mesh model, mesh optimisation, genetic algorithm (GA), hybrid mesh size field",
author = "Yanli Shao and Yusheng Liu and Xiaoping Ye and Hongwei Wang",
note = "Accepted - 31/05/2015",
year = "2016",
doi = "10.1080/0951192X.2015.1066863",
language = "English",
volume = "29",
pages = "591--610",
journal = "International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing",
number = "6",

}

RIS

TY - JOUR

T1 - A uniform intermediate model for high-fidelity and efficient visualisation of multidisciplinary heterogeneous simulation data

AU - Shao, Yanli

AU - Liu, Yusheng

AU - Ye, Xiaoping

AU - Wang, Hongwei

N1 - Accepted - 31/05/2015

PY - 2016

Y1 - 2016

N2 - Simulation-driven design has become an effective methodology for improving the design process in terms of both time and cost. The high-fidelity and efficient visualisation of multidisciplinary simulation results of complex products is crucial for helping designers improve their design. One of the key challenges is to display and view multidisciplinary simulation results that are heterogeneous and tool-specific. In this study, a uniform intermediate model which supports high-fidelity and efficient visualisation of multidisciplinary heterogeneous simulation data is proposed and developed. Firstly, the problem of generating a uniform intermediate mesh model is formalised and represented as an optimisation problem. Then, the genetic algorithm is employed and improved to optimise the uniform intermediate mesh model globally and locally after the direct initial (D-initial) mesh model is refined based on the hybrid mesh size field. Finally, the mapping and interpolation relationships between the uniform intermediate mesh model and the simulation mesh models of different disciplines are established to implement simulation results visualisation in a CAD platform. To improve computational efficiency, two strategies are deliberately employed, namely indexing and parallel computing. Several experiments are conducted to demonstrate the performance of the proposed approach.

AB - Simulation-driven design has become an effective methodology for improving the design process in terms of both time and cost. The high-fidelity and efficient visualisation of multidisciplinary simulation results of complex products is crucial for helping designers improve their design. One of the key challenges is to display and view multidisciplinary simulation results that are heterogeneous and tool-specific. In this study, a uniform intermediate model which supports high-fidelity and efficient visualisation of multidisciplinary heterogeneous simulation data is proposed and developed. Firstly, the problem of generating a uniform intermediate mesh model is formalised and represented as an optimisation problem. Then, the genetic algorithm is employed and improved to optimise the uniform intermediate mesh model globally and locally after the direct initial (D-initial) mesh model is refined based on the hybrid mesh size field. Finally, the mapping and interpolation relationships between the uniform intermediate mesh model and the simulation mesh models of different disciplines are established to implement simulation results visualisation in a CAD platform. To improve computational efficiency, two strategies are deliberately employed, namely indexing and parallel computing. Several experiments are conducted to demonstrate the performance of the proposed approach.

KW - intermediate mesh model

KW - mesh optimisation

KW - genetic algorithm (GA)

KW - hybrid mesh size field

U2 - 10.1080/0951192X.2015.1066863

DO - 10.1080/0951192X.2015.1066863

M3 - Article

VL - 29

SP - 591

EP - 610

JO - International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing

JF - International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing

IS - 6

ER -

ID: 3251393