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Sep 24, 2007, 10:58:21 AM (16 years ago)
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duncan
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remove references to pmesh as the name for the graphical mesh generator.

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    106106governing equation using a finite-volume method.
    107107
    108 \anuga also incorporates a mesh generator %, called \code{pmesh},
     108\anuga also incorporates a mesh generator %, called \code{graphical
     109                                %mesh generator},
    109110that
    110111allows the user to set up the geometry of the problem interactively as
     
    930931rectangular grid, the technique used for this example involves
    931932building mesh structures inside polygons specified by the user,
    932 using a mesh-generator referred to as \code{pmesh}.
    933 
    934 In its simplest form, \code{pmesh} creates the mesh within a single
     933using a mesh-generator.
     934
     935In its simplest form, the mesh-generator creates the mesh within a single
    935936polygon whose vertices are at geographical locations specified by
    936937the user. The user specifies the \emph{resolution}---that is, the
     
    954955tags appropriate to the configuration being modelled.
    955956
    956 In addition, \code{pmesh} provides a way to adapt to geographic or
     957In addition, the mesh-generator provides a way to adapt to geographic or
    957958other features in the landscape, whose presence may require an
    958959increase in resolution. This is done by allowing the user to specify
     
    967968%\end{figure}
    968969
    969 In its general form, \code{pmesh} takes for its input a bounding
     970In its general form, the mesh-generator takes for its input a bounding
    970971polygon and (optionally) a list of interior polygons. The user
    971972specifies resolutions, both for the bounding polygon and for each of
    972 the interior polygons. Given this data, \code{pmesh} first creates a
     973the interior polygons. Given this data, the mesh-generator first creates a
    973974triangular mesh with varying resolution.
    974975
     
    15141515(maximal area for any triangle in the mesh) and the minimal angle
    15151516allowable in any triangle. The user can specify a number of internal
    1516 polygons within each of which a separate mesh is to be created,
    1517 generally with a smaller resolution. \code{interior_regions} is a
    1518 paired list containing the interior polygon and its resolution.
    1519 Additionally, the user specifies a list of boundary tags, one for
    1520 each edge of the bounding polygon.
     1517polygons within each of which the resolution of the mesh can be
     1518specified. \code{interior_regions} is a paired list containing the
     1519interior polygon and its resolution.  Additionally, the user specifies
     1520a list of boundary tags, one for each edge of the bounding polygon.
    15211521
    15221522\textbf{WARNING}. Note that the dictionary structure used for the
     
    19581958This function is used to assign values to individual quantities given
    19591959a regional tag.   It is similar to \code{set\_quantity}.
    1960 For example, if in pmesh a regional tag of 'ditch' was
     1960For example, if in the mesh-generator a regional tag of 'ditch' was
    19611961used, set\_region can be used to set elevation of this region to
    19621962-10m. X is the constant or function to be applied to the quantity,
     
    36053605
    36063606
    3607 \section{pmesh GUI}
     3607\section{Graphical Mesh Generator GUI}
    36083608The program \code{graphical\_mesh\_generator.py} in the pmesh module
    36093609allows the user to set up the mesh of the problem interactively.
     
    36113611automatically generated.
    36123612
    3613 Pmesh will let the user select various modes. The current allowable
    3614 modes are vertex, segment, hole or region.  The mode describes what
    3615 sort of object is added or selected in response to mouse clicks.  When
    3616 changing modes any prior selected objects become deselected.
     3613Graphical Mesh Generator will let the user select various modes. The
     3614current allowable modes are vertex, segment, hole or region.  The mode
     3615describes what sort of object is added or selected in response to
     3616mouse clicks.  When changing modes any prior selected objects become
     3617deselected.
    36173618
    36183619In general the left mouse button will add an object and the right
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