• Jochen GarckeEmail author
  • Mandar Pathare
  • Nikhil Prabakaran


ModelCompare is a plugin for post-processing software, which provides a seamless interface to compare two similarly discretized finite element models and visualizes their differences in terms of geometry, thickness, material properties, rigid body elements and spotwelds. The tool compares the geometry of two models based on their discretization meshes and is independent of meta data of the parts. From the ground-up, the software has been designed to be efficient and easy to use, by employing modern mapping techniques which result in extremely short runtimes.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jochen Garcke
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Mandar Pathare
    • 1
  • Nikhil Prabakaran
    • 1
  1. 1.Fraunhofer Institute for Algorithms and Scientific Computing SCAISankt AugustinGermany
  2. 2.Institute for Numerical SimulationRheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität BonnBonnGermany

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