Surface only liquids

Da, Fang and Hahn, David and Batty, Christopher and Wojtan, Chris and Grinspun, Eitan (2016) Surface only liquids. In: ACM SIGGRAPH, July 24-28, 2016, Anaheim, CA, USA.

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We propose a novel surface-only technique for simulating incompressible, inviscid and uniform-density liquids with surface tension in three dimensions. The liquid surface is captured by a triangle mesh on which a Lagrangian velocity field is stored. Because advection of the velocity field may violate the incompressibility condition, we devise an orthogonal projection technique to remove the divergence while requiring the evaluation of only two boundary integrals. The forces of surface tension, gravity, and solid contact are all treated by a boundary element solve, allowing us to perform detailed simulations of a wide range of liquid phenomena, including waterbells, droplet and jet collisions, fluid chains, and crown splashes.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: 000 Computer science, knowledge & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems
Research Group: Wojtan Group
Depositing User: Christopher Wojtan
Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2016 07:55
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2017 14:41

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