Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Asked 30th Mar, 2023
What is the relation between approximate thickness and mid-surface offset parameter of TPMS unit cell and its relative density ?
The mathematical function of TPMS unit cell is as follows: (for example Gyroid)
sin x * cos y+ sin y * cos z+ sin z * cos x = c
parameter 𝑐 determines the relative density of the unit cell.
I am interested to design TPMS unit cell with nTopology software. In this software, TPMS network-based unit cell is designed with "Mid-surface offset" parameter and TPMS sheet-based unit cell is designed with "approximate thickness" parameter.
What is the relation between these parameters and the relative density of the unit cell?
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