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Old   February 5, 2015, 12:23
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How to disable the convection solving in Icepak?
I know it is not the purpose, but I would like to compare with and without air convection of a full assembly.

I've found only a way to force no heat exchange on a surface by setting the factor area to ~0.001 of each faces of a block for instance.
(If it set at 0, it looks to not be taken in account. Same if the fixed heat of a surface is set at 0 W of a surface, it calculates anyway a heat exchange.)

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Old   May 8, 2015, 02:37
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Chris,
You can either switch off Convection by switching off the flow equation under Basic settings. similarly you can also do this by deactivating the cabinet object.

Let me know if any of these two options worked out..

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Old   May 10, 2015, 17:38
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Dear Jupudi,
Thanks a lot for your feedback.
Indeed, I've found the option to disable the cabinet which works.
But I did not know about the flow equation which could be turn off.
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Old   May 11, 2015, 02:57
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Hi Chris,
Glad to know that you've found Cabinet Off option (Cabinet Type: NONE).
Regarding the flow equation, you can check out the same window where you'll be switching on radiation, gravity and flow regime. Just un check the radio button adjacent to "Flow" .
Let me know if you face difficulty in finding it.

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