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Old   May 8, 2013, 14:34
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Is there a way to do it without CHT, maybe with buoyantBoussinesqSimpleFoam? Maybe, instead of specifying a temperature on your circuit board, you could leave those patches as zeroGradient, then make an internal patch with fixed temperature?
Would that work?

-nevermind, I found this BC: turbulentHeatFluxTemperature

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