MinSurface
(by Mathias_Fuchs)
Compute an approximate minimal surface extremely fast.
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    This is a set of two Grasshopper components for fast computation of approximate minimal surfaces.
    NEW: Two Rhino commands "MinSurfFromCircularBoundary" and "MinSurfFromTwoBoundaries".
    Only for Rhino 7 on Windows 10 or 11, Rhino version 7.4 and above.
    Needs .NET Framework 4.8 Runtime installed from https://dotnet.microsoft.com/en-us/download/dotnet-framework/net48.
    The main functionality is in two grasshopper components.
    The first component "fills" a closed curve with a soap film, the second component "fills" a surface in between two closed surfaces, giving a topologically cylindrical surface.
    Often, on the first try the result has self-intersections, but this can often be repaired by adjusting the rotation angle and the flipping boolean - these are additional parameters of the components.
    The algorithm is fast: there is neither recursion nor solution of a linear-algebraic problem on a mesh. Instead, the algorithm solves three Laplacian equations on the the unit-disk - one for each of x, y, z - and then transfers these solutions into 3d space. If the resulting parametrized surface happened to be conformal, the result would be the correct minimal surface. Otherwise, it is an approximation.

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MinSurface 0.1.3.8
2023-Jun-14
This is a set of two Grasshopper components for fast computation of approximate minimal surfaces. NEW: Two Rhino commands "MinSurfFromCircularBoundary" and "MinSurfFromTwoBoundaries". Only for Rhino 7 on Windows 10 or 11, Rhino version 7.4 and above. Needs .NET Framework 4.8 Runtime instal...
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