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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Sawpan library file problem 3 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 elliath Oct 29.

Thickness by stress issue 1 Reply

Hello, i was running the example file 05 and the script gives me an error as soon as i turn the file on 1.Error (CS1705): Assembly 'SawapanStatRhino, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=null' uses 'RhinoCommon, Version=5.1.30000.12,…Continue

Tags: scripting, thickness, structure, millipede

Started by Gabriella Rossi. Last reply by Chris bc Sep 29.

Simple tutorials for millipede

Hello,I am a new user of this plugin and was wondering if there are any simple tutorials. (for example calculation of a simple beam).Thanks in advance!Continue

Started by Piet Sep 15.

Millipede installation 1 Reply

Hi guys,After downloading the Millipede plugin, what is the installation procedure to do ? I tried to drag and drop the .gha file into grasshopper canvas but nothing happened, I even tried to copy paste it in the special folder as well .. how can I…Continue

Started by Ibrahim. Last reply by Alejandro Reboredo Sep 1.


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