Distributed Thermal Conductor
Multiple Thermal Conductor connecting Cuboid Node and Cuboid Shape with contact area of each node, calculated by their relative positions
The Distributed Thermal Conductor component is used for connecting Cuboid (in Nodes) and CuboidShape (in Shapes) components.
This component can take account of contact area size between Cuboid and each node of the Shape.
Each contact area size is automatically calculated from both cuboid size and center positions of cuboid.
(Note: It cannot take account of relative rotation.)
When using this component, first, you must input same parameters as Cuboid into Node Property and CuboidShape into Shape Property with center position of cuboid.
Then, connect port_node to port_center of Cuboid and port_shapei to port_centeri of CuboidShape.
Contact area ratios Ac_Node[i] and Ac_Shape[i] are defined as follows.
Heat conductance G__off is used for the heat path without heat flow.
(For details, see Cuboid, CuboidShape, Thermal Conductor
Thermal port of Node side
i-th thermal port of Shape side
The total number of i is determined by Nodes_Shape**
Solid material property data
Material.k is the thermal conductivity of the material
Material.cp is the specific heat capacity of the material
Material.rho is the density of the material
Length of cubic
Width of cubic
Height of cubic
Center position of the Cuboid [X, Y, Z].
[5, 3, 3]
Number of nodes [L, W, H]
Center position of the CuboidShape [X, Y, Z].
Optional. Threshold distance regarded as contacted
Optional. Constant thermal conductance of material which is used for representing the path without heat flow
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