algorithmic modeling for Rhino



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. This functionality is particularly useful for the creation of principal stress aligned grid shells and reinforcement patterns.

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Millipede Stress 1 Reply

Hello Grasshoppers!!! I need a bit of help.I'm trying to orient an object onto my mesh, and through millipede find out the stress points. i would then like to scale my objects according to stress points. Any ideas where i'm going wrong?  :( Thankyou Continue

Started by Bbeans1. Last reply by Andrei Apr 10.

Resolution limitation

Hello,There seems to be a limit in terms of the number of FE in a 2D model in Millipede:…Continue

Started by Andrei Apr 8.

Sawpan library file problem 4 Replies

Hello guys,I am trying to use classes inside Sawspan file in a C# component.I am recieving this message even after managing the assemblies any suggestions ?1. Error (CS1705): Assembly 'SawapanStatRhino, Version=, Culture=neutral,…Continue

Started by ghaith Tish. Last reply by Gediminas Kirdeikis Feb 24.

C# Component Error 2 Replies

Hi there,I've been trying to open "07_lattice_truss" example file however I can't get the C# code to run.I've managed all the assemblies as instructed but I get the following error:1. Object reference not set to an instance of an object. (line:…Continue

Started by Charles Fried. Last reply by Charles Fried Feb 24.


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