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Old   November 23, 1999, 15:28
Default Any comment on SAMM?
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I would appreciate any feedback from SAMM (Semi Automatic Meshing Methodology) users as far as how good is it in generating predominantly hexahedral mesh with minimum user interaction.

Thanks in advance.
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Old   November 24, 1999, 15:21
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Joern Beilke
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Just tell us what you want to do with SAMM !

It works very good for some applications and not so good for other ones. It s not a tool with a "solve-my-problem" button.
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Old   November 26, 1999, 10:07
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Juergen Sitta
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I would say, with increasing complexity of your problems, you will see your chance to solve your problem with SAMM decreasing to nil!
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Old   November 30, 1999, 10:50
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Paul Hancock
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The first year I had SAMM was a waste. There were just too many un-resolved cells to make it useful. However, over the last two years, Wayne has worked very hard to reduce the amount of semi in the Semi-Automatic-Meshing-Methodology. And it has become my mesher of choice.

If your CAD data is of high quality and your geometry does not change scale very much ( you don't have big things next to very small things - although local refinements should relax this problem) SAMM will work well.

Everyone knows that there is NO magic Mesh button - Right???
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Old   December 2, 1999, 18:29
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I totally agree to Paul. Today, samm can be a very powerful tool for meshing, even for complex geometries. The problem is: one has to know how to use samm effectively.
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