Specification Chart

Heat Transfer

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Physics Interfaces and Study Types
ExpandBioheat TransferYes
ExpandHeat Transfer in FluidsYes
ExpandHeat Transfer in PipesYes
ExpandHeat Transfer in Porous MediaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
ExpandHeat Transfer in SolidsYes
ExpandHeat Transfer in Solids and FluidsYes
ExpandLumped Thermal SystemYes
Metal Processing
Austenite DecompositionYes
Metal Phase TransformationYes
ExpandRadiation in Absorbing-Scattering MediaYes
ExpandRadiation in Participating MediaYes
ExpandRadiative Beam in Absorbing MediaYes
ExpandSurface-to-Surface RadiationYes
Thin Structures
ExpandHeat Transfer in FilmsYes
ExpandHeat Transfer in FracturesYesYes
ExpandHeat Transfer in ShellsYes
Ambient Properties
User defined conditionsYes
ExpandTime-dependent climate data for 6000+ stations (ASHRAE 2013)YesYes
ExpandTime-dependent climate data for about 8000 stations (ASHRAE 2017) YesYes
Lumped Thermal System
Single Node Devices
External TerminalYes
Heat RateYes
Radiative Heat RateYes
Thermal MassYes
Subsystem DefinitionYes
Subsystem InstanceYes
Two Nodes Devices
Conductive Thermal Resistor Yes
Convective Thermal ResistorYes
Heat PipeYes
Heat Rate Source Yes
Radiative Thermal ResistorYes
Thermal CapacitorYes
Thermoelectric ModuleYes
Material Library
Liquids and GasesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Predefined Multiphysics Interfaces
ExpandConjugate Heat TransferYes
ExpandHeat and Moisture FlowYes
ExpandHeat and Moisture TransportYes
ExpandHeat Transfer with Phase TransformationsYes
ExpandHeat Transfer with Radiation in Absorbing-Scattering MediaYes
ExpandHeat Transfer with Radiation in Participating MediaYes
ExpandHeat Transfer with Radiative Beam in Absorbing MediaYes
ExpandHeat Transfer with Surface-to-Surface RadiationYes
ExpandInduction HeatingYes
ExpandJoule HeatingYes
ExpandLaser HeatingYes
ExpandLocal Thermal Non-EquilibriumYesYes
ExpandMicrowave HeatingYes
ExpandRay HeatingYes
ExpandSteel QuenchingYes
ExpandThermoelectric EffectYes
Radiation in Absorbing-Scattering Media Features
Absorbing-Scattering MediumYes
Continuity on Interior BoundaryYes
Discrete Ordinate MethodYes
Henyey-Greenstein phase functionYes
Incident IntensityYes
Isotropic, Linear Anisotropic, and Nonlinear Anisotropic ScatteringYes
Opaque SurfaceYes
Periodic ConditionYes
Radiative Source Yes
Radiation in Participating Media Features
Continuity on Interior BoundaryYes
Discrete Ordinate MethodYes
Henyey-Greenstein phase functionYes
Incident IntensityYes
Isotropic, Linear Anisotropic, and Nonlinear Anisotropic ScatteringYes
Opaque SurfaceYes
Participating MediumYes
Periodic ConditionYes
Radiative Source Yes
Radiative Beam in Absorbing Media
Absorbing MediumYes
Incident IntensityYes
Opaque SurfaceYes
Transparent SurfaceYes
Surface-to-Surface Radiation Features
Diffuse MirrorYes
Diffuse SurfaceYes
Domain opacityYes
Opaque Surface, diffuse-specularYes
Prescribed RadiosityYes
Semi-Transparent SurfaceYes
Wavelength-dependent PropertiesYes
ExpandExternal Radiation SourceYes
ExpandView Factor Computation MethodYes
Thermal Boundary Conditions
Axial SymmetryYes
Boundary Heat SourceYes
Deposited Beam PowerYes
Heat ContinuityYes
Lumped System ConnectorYes
Marangoni effect (multiphysic coupling)Yes
Open BoundaryYesYes
Periodic Heat ConditionYes
Surface-to-Ambient RadiationYes
Thermal InsulationYes
Expand Heat Transfer in Thin StructuresYes
ExpandHeat FluxYes
ExpandIsothermal Domain InterfaceYes
ExpandThermal ContactYes
ExpandThin FilmYes
ExpandThin LayerYesYes
Thermal Edge and Point Conditions
Thin RodYes
ExpandHeat Transfer in Thin ShellsYes
ExpandLine and Point Heat SourceYes
ExpandThin Layer, Thin Film and FractureYes
ExpandWall Heat Transfer for Heat Transfer in PipesYes
Thermal Volumetric Domain Properties
Building MaterialYes
Heat SourceYes
Heat Sources, Electrochemical Reactions and Joule HeatingYesYesYesYes
Infinite Domain Modeling with Infinite ElementsYes
Isothermal DomainYes
Optically Thick Participating Medium, Rosseland approximationYes
Out-of-plane Heat TransferYes
Pressure WorkYesYes
Shape Memory Alloy1YesYes
Thermoelastic DampingYes
Translational MotionYes
Viscous DissipationYesYes
ExpandBiological TissueYes
ExpandIrreversible TransformationYes
ExpandMoist AirYes
ExpandPorous MediumYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Thermodynamics for Heat Transfer in Fluids
Ideal GasYesYesYesYes
Moist AirYes
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