Re: Enhanced Semi-Automated Fairing With More Up-front Constraints

DELFTship forum Feature requests Enhanced Semi-Automated Fairing With More Up-front Constraints Re: Enhanced Semi-Automated Fairing With More Up-front Constraints

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otaku
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Hmmm… Well, I tried it. I didn’t want dramatic adjustments in the hull, so I made small, incremental adjustments to check for improvements worth keeping.

I got some improvement in hydros, but since I use creases (so that the sideshell in the view “tightens up” against my stations so that my sideshell can be subdivided in a way meaningful to me, I reverted to my hand fairing.

One thing that definitely made me not use the autofairing is that I do not want my stations displaced from where i set them. I don’t mind if the hull itself tightens up to meet the proposed hydros targets, but I found that the program actually shifted all of my stations.

I set stations in place to visually manage my model. I assign some 15 layers just to the major compartments. I use creases at the TVBHDs to keep the “skin” from curving fore and aft of my stations. To have those move on me is disconcerting. But, since I’m using creases (at BHDs and at WLs), and the curved areas are essentially straightened out, there’s probably not much DS can improve upon unless I remove the creases. I did remove creases from the sonar dome, though, since creases make it look bad.