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Old   July 19, 2005, 13:53
Default Multi materials in conduction
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Hi Guys,

Want to model conduction through coupled solids. i.e. solids that are in contact with each other yet have different material properties.

I assume this is possible in Fluent but would want a few bits of advice on how to go about it.

How do I connect the different regions so that conduction can occur across the connection? How do I set different material properties? Can I set a bond resistance for the juntion?

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Old   July 20, 2005, 12:29
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Evan Rosenbaum
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Make separate regions that share common edges in GAMBIT. Each region will be a different material. If you want contact or bond resistance, define the common edges as walls. In FLUENT you can then assign a thickness and conductivity to the walls.
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Old   July 22, 2005, 06:08
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