liu.seSearch for publications in DiVA
Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • harvard1
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • oxford
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Improving rendering times of Autodesk Maya Fluids using the GPU
Linköping University, Department of Science and Technology, Visual Information Technology and Applications (VITA).
Linköping University, Department of Science and Technology, Visual Information Technology and Applications (VITA).
2008 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Fluid simulation is today a hot topic in computer graphics. New highly optimized algorithms have allowed complex systems to be simulated in high speed. This master thesis describes how the graphics processing unit, found in most computer workstations, can be used to optimize the rendering of volumetric fluids. The main aim of the work has been to develop a software that is capable of rendering fluids in high quality and with high performance using OpenGL. The software was developed at Filmgate, a digital effects company in Göteborg, and much time was spent making the interface and the workflow easy to use for people familiar with Autodesk Maya. The project resulted in a standalone rendering application, together with a set of plugins to exchange data between Maya and our renderer.

Most of the goals have been reached when it comes to rendering features. The performance bottleneck turned out to be reading data from disc and this is an area suitable for future development of the software.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2008. , 48 p.
Keyword [en]
Volumetric rendering, Fluid simulation, Maya, GPU, OpenGL, GLSL
National Category
Computer Science
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-50709ISRN: LITH-ITN-TEK-A--08/121—SEOAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-50709DiVA: diva2:271956
Presentation
TP32, entréplan, Täppan, ITN, Linköping University, Campus Norrköping, 60174 Norrköping (English)
Uppsok
Technology
Supervisors
Examiners
Available from: 2009-10-27 Created: 2009-10-13 Last updated: 2009-10-27Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

fulltext(2344 kB)3748 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 2344 kBChecksum SHA-512
f83ff612e5b968afcd5e91c4241f4494dba4ca702fb81963df0713c456ac587b19a3a90bba198ef57e0f98b85733112cda37953349e092d53daeeae8b9839494
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

By organisation
Visual Information Technology and Applications (VITA)
Computer Science

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 3748 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

urn-nbn

Altmetric score

urn-nbn
Total: 685 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • harvard1
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • oxford
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf