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TomStarke August 23, 2010 20:24

Visualising thermal deformation in paraFoam
 
Hi all,

I'd like to model and visualize thermal deformation (like a bi-metal strip) or just simple thermal expansion of a solid, and I was wondering if it is possible to do that in paraFoam.
If yes, how could it be done?


Thanks

shpalman August 24, 2010 11:01

There's a "warp by vector" feature in paraview, so you can warp by the deformation D created by solidDisplacementFoam, which can model thermal expansion of solids.


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