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Old   June 18, 2016, 09:35
Default Heat transfer considering Thermal-Contact-Resistance
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Hi,

I'm trying to solve a problem of heat transfer between two solids, and I've to consider the Thermal-Contact-Resistance for the simulation. For the this multi-region problem, I'm using chtMultiRegionFoam solver. I'm wondering if anyone worked and considered the issue of Thermal-Contact-Resistance. It will be great help if anyone can advise me how to incorporate Thermal-Contact-Resistance in the interface boundary of the two contacting solids.

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Hi Mohammad,

I have good news for you, both turbulentTemperatureRadCoupledMixed and turbulentTemperatureCoupledBaffleMixed allow you to account for thermal contact resistances between your regions.

I hope it helps.

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