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September 17, 2009, 08:20 
ICEM Edge Params Bunching laws

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I am trying to make an automated front end for some blocking based grids I am making in icem, because I have to do a lot of them, and want to make it so people not familiar with icem can make grids. I want to be able to update the number of nodes to use on certain edges based on their length, but have been unable to figure out how the bigeometric bunching law works. Thank you for any incite or help.


October 16, 2009, 09:33 
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Look in the help... You can type Bigeometric into the search...
Look under Bunching laws for the description... Many of the other laws give the equations, but not this one. Bunching Laws BiGeometric The default bunching law. The two initial heights and ratios define parabolas in a coordinate system where the number of node points is the Xaxis and the cumulative distance along the edge is the Yaxis. The parabolas are truncated where their tangent lines are identical; the spacing is linear between these points. If there are not enough nodal points to form this linear segment, a hyperbolic law is used and the ratios are ignored. 

August 21, 2011, 15:31 

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Hello!
I'm having the same trouble. For a parametrisation i also need information on the Bigeometric bunching law. But i find the help info somewhat incomplete. How exactly do the spacings and ratios define the parabolas? My first guess would be: The forumula for a parabola is f(x)=a*x^b with a=Spacing and b=ratio. Is this correct? I really need the correct definition. Thank you for help! 

September 13, 2011, 15:45 

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Yesterday, I had the same problem.
It´s not so difficult. BiGeometric distribution use for the initial and end bunching law two parabolfunctions: y(x)=a+bx+cx². Using initial and end height and ratios, you can define this two parabolas. The second target is to know where both parabols have the same tangent. You can express this using two ecuactions, and getting the start and end point where to distribute the cells uniformly. Check the definition and think about it. 

July 14, 2014, 08:43 

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i know this topic was discussed long time before, but i do not understand what you mean exactly.
if i have the parabol function: y(x)=a+bx+cx² what are the variables a,b,c ? if i have two functions i become 6 unknown variables ... however 4 variables are discussed (spacing 1 and 2; ratio 1 and 2) i'm really confused at the moment ... kindly help 

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