Detail-preserving fluid control

Thürey N, Keiser R, Pauly M, Rüde U (2009)

Publication Type: Journal article

Publication year: 2009


Publisher: Elsevier

Book Volume: 71

Pages Range: 221-228

Journal Issue: 6


DOI: 10.1016/j.gmod.2008.12.007


We propose a new fluid control technique that uses scale-dependent force control to preserve small-scale fluid detail. Control particles define local force fields and can be generated automatically from either a physical simulation or a sequence of target shapes. We use a multi-scale decomposition of the velocity field and apply control forces only to the coarse-scale components of the flow. Small-scale detail is thus preserved in a natural way avoiding the artificial viscosity often introduced by force-based control methods. We demonstrate the effectiveness of our method for both Lagrangian and Eulerian fluid simulation environments. © 2009 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

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Thürey, N., Keiser, R., Pauly, M., & Rüde, U. (2009). Detail-preserving fluid control. Graphical Models, 71(6), 221-228.


Thürey, Nils, et al. "Detail-preserving fluid control." Graphical Models 71.6 (2009): 221-228.

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