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Thermal Expansion of a Laminated Composite Shell with Thermal Contact, Interface

This example uses the thermal_expansion_of_a_laminated_composite_shell model to demonstrate the use of the feature Thermal Contact, Interface, applied on interfaces between layers in a laminated composite shell. The first study is computed neglecting this additional thermal resistance in ... Read More

Rotating Plate in a Unidirectional Molecular Flow

This model computes the particle flux, number density and pressure on the surface of a plate that rotates in a highly directional molecular flow. The results obtained are compared with those from other, approximate, techniques for computing molecular flows. Read More

Quasi-2D Turbomolecular Pump

The Monte Carlo simulation of flow in a turbomolecular pump can be greatly simplified if the mean radius of the blades is much greater than the spacing between them. Under these conditions, the rotating blades of the pump can be approximated as an infinite row of blades having only ... Read More

How to Improve the Performance of View Factor Computation for Surface-to-Surface Radiation

This model shows how to use the features of the Heat Transfer Module to reduce the computation time and memory usage in view factor computations. Illustrative results of speedup and memory usage reduction are given on a benchmark model. The solution is not computed, only the view ... Read More

Job Sequences to Save Data After Solving a Model

These examples demonstrate how to use a job sequence to perform a programmatic sequence of operations, including solving; saving the model to file; and generating and exporting plot groups, results, and images. In the blog post associated with these files, "[How to Use Job Sequences to ... Read More

Time-Limited and Hardware-Locked Application

This example shows how to create a time-limited and hardware-locked application. It is associated with the section "Time-Limited and Hardware-Locked Applications" in the _[Application Programming Guide](/documentation/ApplicationProgrammingGuide.pdf)_ Read More

Geometric Parameter Optimization of a Tuning Fork

This model computes the fundamental eigenfrequency and eigenmode for a tuning fork that is synchronized from Solid Edge via the LiveLink interface. The length of the fork is then optimized so that the tuning fork sounds the note A, 440 Hz. Read More

Geometric Parameter Optimization of a Tuning Fork

This model computes the fundamental eigenfrequency and eigenmode for a tuning fork that is synchronized from Creo Parametric via the LiveLink interface. The length of the fork is then optimized so that the tuning fork sounds the note A, 440 Hz. Read More

Curve Digitizer new

The Curve Digitizer application can be used to digitize/extract curves from images. This application provides an easy way to digitize a variety of 1D plots with different axes in Cartesian or Polar coordinate system. After a curve image is imported, the digitization is done in a few ... Read More

On/Off Control of a Thermal Actuator

This example model consists of a two-hot-arm thermal actuator made of polysilicon. The actuator is activated through thermal expansion. The temperature increase required to deform the arms, and thus displace the actuator, is obtained through Joule heating (resistive heating). The greater ... Read More