3D r-adaptivity is able to deal with large material topology change by combining remeshing and remapping procedures to improve the quality of numerical discretization.

  • Advantage

    • Achieves high accuracy 

    • Represents complex surface

    • Captures high gradient field

 

  • Current implementation

    • Adaptive FEM/EFG

    • 3D TET-based remesher [1]

    • Orbital PENT/HEX-based remesher [kw] [ex]

    • Mesh refining / coarsening [kw] [ex]

    • High order remapping scheme [2] [kw] [ex]

    • Interactive control [3] [kw] [ex]

    • Multiple adaptive parts [4] [kw] [ex]

    • Explicit and implicit analysis [1] [ex]

    • Thermal-mechanical coupling [1] [ex]

    • Spring back analysis​ [ex]

  • Limitation

    • No material fusion or failure​

    • Out-of-core restart