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Visualizing Transport Structures of Time-Dependent Flow Fields
September/October 2008 (vol. 28 no. 5)
pp. 24-36
Kuangyu Shi, Max-Planck-Institut f?r Informatik
Holger Theisel, University of Magdeburg
Tino Weinkauf, Zuse Institute Berlin
Hans-Christian Hege, Zuse Institute Berlin
Hans-Peter Seidel, Max-Planck-Institut f?r Informatik
This article focuses on the transport characteristics of physical properties in fluids—in particular, visualizing the finite-time transport structure of property advection. Applied to a well-chosen set of property fields, the proposed approach yields structures giving insights into the underlying flow's dynamic processes.

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Index Terms:
flow visualization, visualization, fluid property, transport structure, advection
Citation:
Kuangyu Shi, Holger Theisel, Tino Weinkauf, Hans-Christian Hege, Hans-Peter Seidel, "Visualizing Transport Structures of Time-Dependent Flow Fields," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 28, no. 5, pp. 24-36, Sept.-Oct. 2008, doi:10.1109/MCG.2008.106
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