Specification Chart

Heat Transfer

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Physics Interfaces and Study Types
Marangoni effectYes
ExpandBioheat TransferYes
ExpandHeat Transfer in FluidsYes
ExpandHeat Transfer in FracturesYes
ExpandHeat Transfer in PipesYes
ExpandHeat Transfer in Porous MediaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
ExpandHeat Transfer in SolidsYes
ExpandHeat Transfer in Thin FilmsYes
ExpandHeat Transfer in Thin ShellsYes
ExpandHeat Transfer with Radiation in Participating MediaYes
ExpandHeat Transfer with Surface-to-Surface RadiationYes
ExpandRadiation in Participating MediaYes
ExpandSurface-to-Surface RadiationYes
Ambient Conditions
User defined conditionsYes
ExpandTime-dependent climate data for 6000+ stations (ASHRAE 2013)Yes
Boundary Conditions
Axial SymmetryYes
Deposited Beam PowerYes
Diffuse surface (only surface-to-ambient radiation)Yes
Heat ContinuityYes
Inflow Heat FluxYesYes
Marangoni effect (multiphysic coupling)Yes
Open BoundaryYesYes
Periodic Heat ConditionYes
Thermal ContactYes
Thermal InsulationYes
Expand Heat Transfer in Thin ShellsYes
ExpandBoundary Heat SourceYes
ExpandHeat FluxYes
ExpandIsothermal Domain InterfaceYes
ExpandRadiation in Participating MediaYes
ExpandSurface-to-Surface RadiationYes
ExpandThin FilmYes
ExpandThin LayerYesYes
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
External Radiation Source
Directional Radiation Source Yes
Point Radiation Source Yes
Solar PositionYes
Predefined Multiphysics Interfaces
ExpandConjugate Heat TransferYesYes
ExpandHeat and Moisture TransportYes
ExpandInduction HeatingYes
ExpandJoule HeatingYes
ExpandLaser HeatingYes
ExpandLocal Thermal Non-EquilibriumYes
ExpandMicrowave HeatingYes
ExpandThermoelectric EffectYes
Symmetry for Surface-to-Surface Radiation
Perpendicular Planes of SymmetryYes
Plane of SymmetryYes
Sectors of SymmetryYes
Volumetric Domain Properties
Building MaterialYes
Heat Sources, Electrochemical Reactions and Joule HeatingYesYesYesYes
Infinite Domain Modeling with Infinite ElementsYes
Isothermal DomainYes
Out-of-plane Heat TransferYes
Phase Change MaterialYesYes
Pressure WorkYesYes
Thermoelastic DampingYes
Translational MotionYes
Viscous DissipationYesYes
ExpandBiological TissueYes
ExpandHeat SourceYes
ExpandMoist AirYes
ExpandPorous MediumYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
ExpandRadiation in Participating MediaYes
Thermodynamics for Heat Transfer in Fluids
Ideal GasYesYesYesYes
Moist AirYes
  1. May be coupled to a porous media flow interface if correponding license is available.