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Old   April 18, 2003, 11:21
Default Constant heat flux with uniform temperature
Jake Lee
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I am using Fluent to model heat transfer for flow inside a channel with constant heat flux boundary condition. Is there a way to impose a uniform wall temperature around the periphery (i.e. uniform wall temperature distribution in each cross-section) at the same time? I have tried giving the wall material a very high thermal conductivity (1e38) but there is still significant temperature variation in the wall periphery. Thanks, Jake
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Old   April 21, 2003, 13:32
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Any pointer would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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Old   April 13, 2011, 22:08
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your heat transfer concepts are wrong. Read internal flows chapter form heat transfer incropera. if you specify a constant heat flux to the wall of the wall, the temperature of the wall HAS to change and CANNOT be constant along the direction of the flow.
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