FEA Beyond Basics: Thermal Analysis
This three-session web seminar is for FEA users who need to expand thermal analysis to include heat transfer in solids and fluids without the use of arbitrary convective or radiative boundary conditions. The course demonstrates how FEA and CFD work together to solve conjugate heat transfer problems producing results that simulate real life problems.
All topics are illustrated using FEA software, SolidWorks® Simulation, for which participants will be provided a student license (compatible with 64-bit Windows 7 SP1, 8.1, 10; IE 10,11; MS Excel and Word 2010, 2013, 2016) and opportunity to practice skills learned. Acquired skills, however, will not be software specific and no prior exposure to FEA software is required. In-class, hands-on exercises and between-session assignments will provide an opportunity to put what is learned into practice.
What Will You Learn
- Identify mechanisms of heat transfer present in an analysis problem
- Implement FEA and/or CFD to analyze heat transfer
- Perform conjugate heat transfer analysis
- Select applicable modeling techniques
- Assess and implement results of thermal analysis
Is This Course For You
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- Modeling Different Mechanisms of Heat Transfer
- Steady State Thermal Analysis
- Transient Thermal Analysis
- Overview of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
- Comparison between FEA and CFD
- Internal and External Fluid Flow Problems
- Interfacing between FEA and CFD
- Conjugate Heat Flow
- Analysis of Convective Heat Transfer with CFD and FEA
- Analysis of Radiative Heat Ttransfer with CFD and FEA