WALLACE Millipede Millipede is a structural analysis and optimization component for grasshopper. It allows for very fast linear elastic analysis of frame and shell elements in 3d, 2d plate elements for in plane forces, and 3d volumetric elements. All systems can be optimized using built in topology optimization methods and have their results extracted and visualized in a variety of ways. In addition millipede implements a few basic geometric features [extraction of iso surface meshes from volumetric scalar fields or and extraction of curved contours over any mesh] and a few numerical analysis tools [Fast fourier transforms in 1 and 2 dimensions, sparse linear system solver and eigenvalue calculation for large matrices using functionality from the intel math kernel library] The new version of millipede includes the surface reparameterization module that enables the generation of vector field aligned patterns over any mesh.
LaN / LIVE ARCHITECTURE NETWORK | global locale Digital [Sub]stance | Architecture +Design + Computation The Geometry of Bending Space Symmetry Structure | journeys in the Apeiron rechenraum - Overview Co-de-iT | Computational Design Italy AADRL 2013 – Algorithmic and Production Skills with Rhino + Grasshopper – Session 8: Genetic Algorithms » VITRUALITY In this session we will be looking at some more advanced components and methods of using grasshopper, principally focussing on Galapagos, Grasshopper’s built-in genetic algrithm solver. Along the way, we’ll also be examining Grasshopper’s metaball component and means of flow control – the Grasshopper equivalent of ‘if statements’ in coding. Example 7: Galapagos Galapagos is best used to solve problems to which the optimal solution is not immediately obvious. The first step is to obtain our set of points – you can either use the one in the example file provided or create your own using the Points command and clicking lots. In Grasshopper we will reference in these points in the usual way – add a Point parameter component, right click and select ‘Set multiple points’. Now we want some way of drawing a closed cuve through those points. Metaballs The centre of each metaball might be considered an energy source with a falloff in the level of energy with distance from the point. Galapagos Max. 1.
grasshopper | Computational Design Sandbox On April 3-4, I had the pleasure of co-teaching a computational design and fabrication workshop together with Gonçalo Castro Enriques (X-REF) at the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto (FAUP), Portugal. The 2-day workshop, titled “Performative Morphologies“, was Tutorials Introduction to Grasshopper Videos by David Rutten. Wondering how to get started with Grasshopper? Look no further. Spend an some time with the creator of Grasshopper, David Rutten, to learn the fundamental of Grasshopper. No experience necessary. This 13 part series covers topics that will help you build a foundational understanding of Grasshopper. Dario Donato director di SpatialConnection(s), incubatore di ricerca per una creatività matematica, ha il piacere di annunciare il libro: Contaminazioni creative digitali – Trascrizioni di una complessità algoritmica attraverso Rhino.Grasshopper Transcripts of a complexity algorithmic through Rhino and Grasshopper. If you’re looking for a nice collection of Grasshopper tutorials then jump over to Designalyze Here are a series of beginner and advanced tutorials from our friends at Studio Mode... This tutorial series was developed for the Design Studio AIR at the University of Melbourne, Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning.