dgtoexo2: A Distorted Grid Output File to Exodus II Finite Element Database Conversion Utility

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This report describes how to obtain publication-quality graphics from distorted grid electronic structure codes using the combination of the conversion utility, dgtoexo2, and mustafa, an AVS Express application. dgtoexo2 converts scalar function results from a format applicable to distorted grid codes into the Exodus II unstructured finite element data representation. nmstafa can read Exodus II files and use the AVS Express engine to visualize data on unix and Windows NT platforms. Though not designed for the purpose, the dgtoexo2/EXOdUS II/mustafa combination is sufficiently versatile to provide for the specialized graphics needs of electronic structure codes. The combination also scales well, ... continued below

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Moffat, H.K. December 1, 1998.

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This report describes how to obtain publication-quality graphics from distorted grid electronic structure codes using the combination of the conversion utility, dgtoexo2, and mustafa, an AVS Express application. dgtoexo2 converts scalar function results from a format applicable to distorted grid codes into the Exodus II unstructured finite element data representation. nmstafa can read Exodus II files and use the AVS Express engine to visualize data on unix and Windows NT platforms. Though not designed for the purpose, the dgtoexo2/EXOdUS II/mustafa combination is sufficiently versatile to provide for the specialized graphics needs of electronic structure codes. The combination also scales well, producing robust performance for problems involving millions of grid points.

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OSTI as DE00003191

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  • Other Information: PBD: 1 Dec 1998

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  • Report No.: SAND98-2717
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • DOI: 10.2172/3191 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 3191
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc679413

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Moffat, H.K. dgtoexo2: A Distorted Grid Output File to Exodus II Finite Element Database Conversion Utility, report, December 1, 1998; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc679413/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.