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Old   July 16, 2015, 23:38
Default How to input time varying temperature condition in ansys steady state thermal
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hello,

As, I am started using Ansys for my research i have a doubt is how to input the temperature which is varying over time like ambient temperature or can i input sinusoidal temperature pattern for analysis of my material. I am studying the behavior of material exposed to high atmospheric temperature to analyse its insulation. So, please anyone can clarify me how to do it.
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Hi,

This doesn't seem too complicated to achieve.. for instance, use function/ expression (create a sinusoidal/ time-based temperature CEL) instead of constant value when assigning temperature in CFX. The syntax should not be that difficult to find both here in the forum or a quick google search.
Though I believe to study insulation behavior w.r.t dynamic change in ambient temperature as you intend to would be a next step (if at all) to separately evaluate the material at an array of different ambient temperatures for initial idea/ conservative bench marking.
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