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Heat and Moisture Transport with Mold Growth Prediction

This tutorial demonstrates how to use the temperature and relative humidity computed by the simulation of heat and moisture transport in an insulated roof as inputs for a mold prediction model. The VTT model for mold growth and decline prediction computes a mold index M by solving an ... Read More

HAMSTAD Benchmark 4: Heat and Moisture Transport in a Wall, Response Analysis

This tutorial shows how to simulate coupled heat and moisture transport in a wall made of a load bearing and an insulation layer. Moisture and temperature conditions vary with time on both sides of the wall and rain loading is included. The 1D model is a benchmark test defined in ... Read More

Thin gap with radiation

When radiation occurs across a very narrow gap this is often well-approximated as radiation between infinite parallel plates. This model considers three aluminum plates separated by narrow air gaps. The model compares the classical approach, based on the Surface-to-Surface Radiation ... Read More

HAMSTAD Benchmark 2: Moisture Transport in a homogeneous wall

This case shows how to simulate moisture transport in a homogeneous wall under isothermal conditions. With this assumption, an analytical solution can be calculated. The homogeneous layer is initialized in moisture balance. At the beginning of the simulation, the relative humidity of ... Read More

Heat Transfer Modeling in Cellulosic Material Oxidation

Thermally induced transformations in solids may be modeled by using an Arrhenius law to express the dependence on temperature of the transformation rate. This tutorial model shows how to use the Irreversible Transformation subfeature, available under the Solid feature of the Heat ... Read More

Tutorial model for Local Thermal Non-Equilibrium interface

This tutorial model shows how to use the Local Thermal Non-Equilibrium interface. Read More

Area Scaling Factor in Heat Transfer in Shells

This tutorial model demonstrates the use of the Area Scaling Factor (ASF) in the Heat Transfer in Shells interface, to account for the curvature of the layers when applying heat fluxes and heat sources. The results obtained with the Heat Transfer in Shells interface applied to a ... Read More

Annular Ultraviolet Reactor, Optically Transparent Water

Fluence rate is a key parameter for ultraviolet (UV) water purifier. It describes the amount of radiation that pathogens absorb and is then directly related to the disinfection level of the purifier. The aim of this example is to demonstrate the fluence rate calculation with the ... Read More

Discrete Ordinates Quadrature Sets for Radiation in Absorbing Medium

This model is used on "Heat Transfer with Radiation in Participating Media and the Discrete Ordinates Method" to compare quadrature sets used in the method of discrete ordinates. The reference analytical solution of incident irradiation is obtained with 256 discrete directions. Errors in ... Read More

Mixed Diffuse-Specular Radiation Benchmark

This model shows how to use the Mathematical Particle Tracing interface to simulate mixed diffuse-specular reflection between surfaces in an enclosure. This model is separated in two parts. The first part compares the heat fluxes computed by the Mathematical Particle Tracing interface ... Read More