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Fluental May 7, 2013 10:33

Heat source

How do you create a heat source in fluent? I am trying to create one within the model, to represent fire within a 3d model of a pipe. I am not sure how to go about this as I am still new to fluent any help would be greatly appreciated.

Jim87 May 7, 2013 11:36

Maybe the easiest possibility is defining the Cel Zone Condition.

1. Energy Equation set on.
2. Activate source therms in your Cell Zone
3. Define the source therm (Energy).

- This might only be possible in solid and fluid cell zones.

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