Thermal Analysis

This course introduces the modes of heat transfer and demonstrates how to simulate thermally-induced stress distributions.

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Lesson 1: Course Overview

Watch this video for an overview of heat transfer and simulating thermal stress caused by temperature gradients.

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0 mins 36 seconds

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Lesson 2: Overview of Heat Transfer

This video introduces the Fourier equation and describes the value of using thermal simulation.

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2 mins 36 seconds

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Lesson 3: Boundary Conditions

This video shows how to represent temperature loads on a model with boundary conditions, run a thermal simulation, and review the results.

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5 mins 0 seconds

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Lesson 4: Heat Transfer

This video shows how to set up a heat transfer simulation, modify the design, and run the simulation again using the new settings.

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5 mins 12 seconds

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Lesson 5: Radiation Heat Transfer

This video shows how to apply a radiation boundary condition to a component and a thermal load to a geometric body.

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3 mins 24 seconds

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Lesson 6: Thermal Stress

This video shows how to apply thermal loads to a multi-body component and examines the physical changes to an assembly exposed to thermal loads.

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4 mins 1 second

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