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Physically-based Simulation - AS16 - Course Notes

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Session Topic
September 21 Introduction [Slides]

Mass-Spring Systems: Part 1 [Slides]
Additional Material:
[A nice overview of Deformable Models in Computer Graphics, by Nealen et al. (2006)]
September 28 Mass-Spring Systems: Part 2 [Slides]
Additional Material:
[Simple oscillator (Maple script)]
October 5 Mass-Spring Systems: Part 3 [Slides]
Additional Material:
[Hauth's EG '01 paper]
[Baraff & Witkin: Large Steps in Cloth Simulation]
[Baraff's Siggraph '01 course notes: Constrained Dynamics]
[Baraff's Siggraph '01 course notes: Differential Equation Basics]
gmsh - a tetmesher (volume mesher)
Triangle by Shewchuck - most popular 2D delaunay triangulator
October 12 Applied Partial Differential Equations [Slides (Part 1)] - [Slides (Part 2)]
Additional material: 2D & 3D meshers:
Graphite - a good 3D surfaces mesher
Stellar - improves tetrahedral meshes
CGAL - professional 2D & 3D mesher (and many other geometrical algorithms), but hard to set up
October 19 Rigid Body Simulation [Slides]
Additional Material:
[Baraff's Siggraph '01 course notes: Rigid Body Simulation]
[Baraff's Siggraph course notes: 2nd tutorial (Nonpenetration Constraints)]
Chris Hecker: Rigid Body Dynamics
David Eberly: Game Physics
October 26 Fluid Simulation: Part 1 [Slides]
Additional Material:
[Bridson's Siggraph '07 course notes: Fluid Simulation]
November 2 Continuum Mechanics and FEM for 3D Deformable Solids [Slides]
November 9 Fluid Simulation: Part 2 [Slides]
Additional Material:
[Particle-Based Fluid Simulation for Interactive Applications, Müller et al. (2003)]
[State of The Art Report: SPH Fluids in Computer Graphics, Ihmsen et al. (2014)]
November 23 Elastically Deformable Thin Shells and Rods [Slides]
Additional Material:
[Elastically Deformable Models, Terzopoulos et al. (1987)]
[Discrete Shells, Grinspun et al. (2003)]
[Simulation of Clothing with Folds and Wrinkles, Bridson et al. (2003)]
[Super-Helices for Predicting the Dynamics of Natural Hair, Bertails et al. (2006)]
[Discrete Quadratic Curvature Energies, Wardetzky et al. (2007)]
[Discrete Elastic Rods, Bergou et al. (2008)]
[An Adaptive Contact Model for the Robust Simulation of Knots, Spillmann and Teschner (2008)]
November 30 Collision Detection [Slides]
December 7 Fluid Simulation: Part 3 [Slides]
December 14 Inverse Modeling [Slides]