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Sets of simulation runs based on parameter and model variation, so-called ensembles, are increasingly used to model physical behaviors whose parameter space is too large or complex to be explored automatically. Visualization plays a key role in conveying important properties in ensembles, such as the degree to which members of the ensemble agree or disagree(More)
a r t i c l e i n f o a b s t r a c t Keywords: Multi-phase fluid Level set Topology method Point-based multi-fluid simulation Liquid–liquid extraction is a typical multi-fluid problem in chemical engineering where two types of immiscible fluids are mixed together. Mixing of two-phase fluids results in a time-varying fluid density distribution,(More)
Numerical ensemble forecasting is a powerful tool that drives many risk analysis efforts and decision making tasks. These ensembles are composed of individual simulations that each uniquely model a possible outcome for a common event of interest: e.g., the direction and force of a hurricane, or the path of travel and mortality rate of a pandemic. This paper(More)
Characterizing the interplay between the vortices and forces acting on a wind turbine's blades in a qualitative and quantitative way holds the potential for significantly improving large wind turbine design. This paper introduces an integrated pipeline for highly effective wind and force field analysis and visualization. We extract vortices induced by a(More)
This chapter introduces a novel method for vortex detection in flow fields based on the corotation of line segments and glyph rendering. The corotation measure is defined as a point-symmetric scalar function on a sphere, suitable for direct representation in the form of a three-dimensional glyph. Appropriate placement of these glyphs in the domain of a flow(More)
Moment tensors derived from seismic measurements during earthquakes are related to stress tensors and keep important information about surface displacement in the earth's mantle. We present methods facilitating an interactive visualization of scattered moment data to support earthquake and displacement analysis. For this goal, we combine and link(More)
Integral flow surfaces constitute a widely used flow visualization tool due to their capability to convey important flow information such as fluid transport, mixing, and domain segmentation. Current flow surface rendering techniques limit their expressiveness, however, by focusing virtually exclusively on displacement visualization, visually neglecting the(More)
Crease surfaces describe extremal structures of 3D scalar fields. We present a new region-growing-based approach to the meshless extraction of adaptive nonmanifold valley and ridge surfaces that overcomes limitations of previous approaches by decoupling point seeding and triangulation of the surface. Our method is capable of extracting valley surface(More)