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Old   July 23, 2007, 09:20
Default Wall Heat Flux Boundaries conditions
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Abigail
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I want to include heat flux from some surfaces in the domain. When using Heat flux as a thermal boundary condition on a wall its gives the option of Heat Flux and Heat Generation. Do you need to input values for both?
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Old   July 23, 2007, 13:45
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No just import one. Then check using report>fluxes to be happy.
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Old   July 24, 2007, 09:34
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Hello,

This "Heat Generation Rate" is meant for a wall of non-zero thickness (you may find "Wall Thickness" above "Heat Generation Rate") which generates heat like a printed circuit board. If interested, you can read Fluent 6.2 manual 7.13.1 Thin Wall Thermal Resistance Parameters.

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Ken
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