PUBLICATIONS:

 

Refereed Publications:

 

Timothy J. Tautges, “The Common Geometry Module (CGM): a Generic, Extensible Geometry Interface”, to appear, Engineering with Computers, 2001.

 

Yong Lu, Rajit Gadh, Timothy J. Tautges, "Feature Based Hex Meshing Methodology: Feature Recognition and Volume Decomposition", Computer-Aided Design, 33 (2001) 221-232.

 

Timothy J. Tautges, "The Generation of Hexahedral Meshes for Assembly Geometries: Survey and Progress", Int. J. Numer. Meth. Eng, 50, 2617-2642 (2001).

 

David R. White, Timothy J. Tautges, "Automatic Scheme Selection for Toolkit Hex Meshing", Int. J. Numer. Meth. Engr., 49, 127-144 (2000).

 

Timothy J. Tautges, Scott A. Mitchell, Ted D. Blacker, Peter Murdoch, Stephen E. Benzley, "Connectivity-Based, All-Hexahedral Mesh Generation and Apparatus", U.S. Patent #5,768,156, June 1998.

 

Ted D. Blacker, Scott A. Mitchell, Timothy J. Tautges, Peter Murdoch, Steven Benzley, "Forming and resolving wedges in the spatial twist continuum", Engineering with Computers, 13:1, 35-47 (1997).

 

T. J. Tautges, T. Blacker and S. A. Mitchell, 'The Whisker Weaving Algorithm: A Connectivity-Based Method for Constructing All-Hexahedral Finite Element Meshes', Int. J. Numer. Meth. Eng., 39, 3327-3349 (1996).

 

Timothy J. Tautges, Gregory A. Moses, Michael L. Corradini, “The Combination of Data and Functional Partitioning to Parallelize Severe Accident Computer Codes”, Nucl. Sci. Eng., 114:1, 36-41 (1993).

 

Invited Presentations:

 

Timothy J. Tautges, "On The Generation of Hexahedral Meshes for Assembly Geometries ", keynote address, 2nd Symposium on Trends in Unstructured Mesh Generation, University of Colorado-Boulder, Boulder, CO, August 4, 1999.

 

Refereed Conference Papers:

 

Timothy J. Tautges, “The Common Geometry Module (CGM): a Generic, Extensible Geometry Interface”, Proceedings, 9th International Meshing Roundtable, SAND2000-2207, Sandia National Laboratories, pp. 337-347, October 2000.

 

Lu, Yong, Rajit Gadh and Timothy J. Tautges, "Volume Decomposition and Feature Recognition For Hexahedral Mesh Generation", Proceedings, 8th International Meshing Roundtable, SAND99-2288, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.269-280, October 1999.

 

Ray J. Meyers., Timothy J. Tautges, Philip M. Tuchinsky, "The Hex-Tet Hex-Dominant Meshing Algorithm as Implemented in CUBIT", Proceedings, 7th International Meshing Roundtable, SAND98-2250, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.151-158, October 1998.

 

Robert W. Leland, Darryl J. Melander, Ray W. Meyers, Scott A. Mitchell, Timothy J. Tautges,"The Geode Algorithm: Combining Hex/Tet Plastering, Dicing and Transition Elements for Automatic, All-Hex Mesh Generation", Proceedings, 7th International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.515-521, October 1998

 

Timothy J. Tautges, Shang-sheng Liu, Yong Lu, Jason Kraftcheck and Rajit Gadh, “Feature Recognition Applications in Mesh Generation”, Trends in Unstructured Mesh Generation, ASME Applied Mechanics Division, AMD-220, 1997.

 

Darryl J. Melander, Timothy J. Tautges, Steven E. Benzley, "Generation of Multi-Million Element Meshes for Solid Model-Based Geometries: The Dicer Algorithm", Trends in Unstructured Mesh Generation, ASME Applied Mechanics Division, AMD-220, 1997.

 

Lai Mingwu,, Steven E. Benzley, Greg Sjaardema and Tim Tautges, "A Multiple Source and Target Sweeping Method for Generating All-Hexahedral Finite Element Meshes", 5th International Meshing Roundtable, SAND-96-2301, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.217-228, October 1996.

 

Scott A. Mitchell, Timothy J. Tautges, "Pillowing Doublets: Refining A Mesh to Ensure That Faces Share At Most One Edge", Proceedings, 4th International Meshing Roundtable, SAND95-2130, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.231-240, October 1995.

 

Timothy J. Tautges, Scott A. Mitchell,"Whisker Weaving: Invalid Connectivity Resolution and Primal Construction Algorithm", Proceedings, 4th International Meshing Roundtable, SAND95-2130, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.115-127, October 1995.

 

Randy R. Lober, Timothy J. Tautges, Rich A. Cairncross, "The Parallelization of an Advancing-Front, All-Quadrilateral Meshing Algorithm for Adaptive Analysis", Proceedings, 4th International Meshing Roundtable, SAND95-2130, Sandia National Laboratories, pp.59-70, October 1995.

 

Other Conference Papers:

 

Timothy J. Tautges, "Automatic Detection and Suppression of Geometric Detail for Mesh Generation and FEA Applications", Solid Modeling Technology and Applications, SME, Nov. 15-16, 2000, Troy, MI.

 

Y. Lu, R. Gadh and T. J. Tautges, "Feature Decomposition for Hexahedral Meshing", 1999 ASME Design Automation Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, Sept. 12-15, 1999.

 

Timothy J. Tautges, Scott A. Mitchell, "Progress Report on the Whisker Weaving All-Hexahedral Meshing Algorithm", 5th International Conference on Numerical Grid Generation in Computational Field Simulations, Mississippi State University, pp.659-670, April 1996.

 

Timothy J. Tautges, Randy R. Lober, Courtenay Vaughan, Joseph Jung, "The Design of a Parallel Adaptive Paving All-Quadrilateral Meshing Algorithm", 6th International Symposium on CFD, Lake Tahoe, NV, Sept. 4-8, 1995.

 

S. Benzley, T. D. Blacker, S. A. Mitchell, P. Murdoch, T. J. Tautges, "Hexahedral Mesh Generation via the Dual", Proceedings of the 11th Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry, p. C4-C5, ACM Press, June 1995.

 

O. Yasar, G. A. Moses, T. J. Tautges, "Radiation-Magnetohydrodynamics of Fusion Plasmas on Parallel Supercomputers", Proceedings of the Joint International Conference on Mathematical Methods and Supercomputing in Nuclear Applications, pp. 51-62, Kernforschungzentrum Karlsruhe, Germany, 1993.

 

K. Mehr, T. J. Tautges, "Experience with the parallelisation of large computer codes", Parallel Computing and Transputer Applications, pp. 1118-1126, IOS Press, 1992.

 

T. J. Tautges, "Parallel Performance Evaluation of General Engineering Applications", Proceedings of the 1991 International Conference on Parallel Processing, Vol. III, Algorithms & Applications, pp. 324-325, CRC Press, August 1991.

 

Panel Discussions, Short Courses:

 

Short Course Co-Instructor, Mesh Generation for High Performance Computing Part II: Mesh Generation for Massively Parallel-Based Analysis, Supercomputing 2000, November 5, 2000.

 

Short Course Co-Instructor, Geometry Issues in Mesh Generation, 9th International Meshing Roundtable, New Orleans LA, October 2, 2000.

 

Short Course Instructor, New Advances and Open Issues in Hexahedral Mesh Generation, 8th International Meshing Roundtable, Lake Tahoe CA, October 10, 1999.

 

Panel Member, Mesh Generation Panel Discussion, 7th International Meshing Roundtable, Dearborn MI, October 26-28, 1998.

 

Panel Member, Mesh Generation Researchers/Developers, 5th International Conference on Numerical Grid Generation in Computational Field Simulations, Mississippi State University, April 1996.

 

Instructor, The CUBIT Mesh Generation Toolkit, PET Grid Generation Training Class, Waterways Experimental Station, Vicksburg MS, May 12, 1998.

 

 

Reports and Other Publications:

 

Timothy J. Tautges, "CGM: The Common Geometry Module", SAND00-xxxx, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, in preparation.

 

Randy R. Lober, Timothy J. Tautges, Courtenay T. Vaughan, "Parallel Paving: An Algorithm for Generating Distributed, Adaptive, All-quadrilateral Meshes on Parallel Computers", SAND97-0545, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, March 1997.

 

T. D. Blacker et al., 'CUBIT mesh generation environment, Vol. 1: User's manual', SAND94-1100, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, May 1994.

 

Timothy J. Tautges, "MELCOR 1.8.2 Assessment: The MP-1 and MP-2 Late Phase Melt Progression Experiments", SAND94-0133, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, May 1994.

 

Timothy J. Tautges, "MELCOR 1.8.2 Assessment: The DF-4 BWR Damaged Fuel Experiment", SAND93-1377, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, October 1993.

 

L. N. Kmetyk, T. J. Tautges, "MELCOR Technical Assessment at SNL", SAND93-1498C, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, 1993.

 

Timothy J. Tautges, "Modeling Fission Product Chemistry and Aerosol Physics on a Distributed Memory Parallel Computer: The P-VIC Code", Report EUR 14387 EN, CEC Joint Research Centre, Institute for Safety Technology, Ispra, Italy, 1992.

 

Timothy J. Tautges, "Chuck: A Data Extraction Tool for the VICTORIA Code", Report EUR 14388 EN, CEC Joint Research Centre, Institute for Safety Technology, Ispra, Italy, 1992.

 

Timothy J. Tautges, Osman Yasar, "Discrete Ordinates Solution of the Time Dependent Radiation Transport Equation on a Distributed Network of UNIX Workstations", University of Wisconsin Report UWFDM-846, January 1991.

 

Timothy J. Tautges, "The Parallel Processing of Nuclear Power Plant Severe Accident Simulation Codes", PhD dissertation, University of Wisconsin-Madison, November 1990.