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Old   January 14, 2013, 15:41
Default Non-physical temperature at symmetry plane
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Hi guys,

I'm applying volumetric heating to a cylinder which is attached to a rectangular box with a symmetric boundary condition as shown in the attached picture.

The problem is that I get a cold edge along the symmetric plane in the small volume that is being heated.

Any ideas?

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Old   January 16, 2013, 20:57
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Any thoughts? Surely someone here has encountered a similar problem or has an idea of what is going on.

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