Average HEAT FLUX

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uschas posted this 05 March 2018

Hi, I have selected some surfaces as name selection and want to know the Average heat flux through those areas. The analysis is steady-state thermal in the workbench.

Thanks.

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peteroznewman posted this 06 March 2018

Hi uschas,

If you are using ANSYS Workbench 19.0, Heat Flux now includes an average value.

 

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uschas posted this 07 March 2018

Thanks, Is there any way to do it in ANSYS 18? I dont have ANSYS 19. The student version is limited to number nodes. 

peteroznewman posted this 07 March 2018

That is a new feature in ANSYS 19.0, which is available for Student, Research and Commercial licenses now.

If you want to do that in ANSYS 18, you will have to export tabular data and perform your own averaging.

Wasif posted this 19 February 2020

Peter, if you manually average those two values the result is different than the one provided by ANSYS

peteroznewman posted this 19 February 2020

The average is not half way between the Min and the Max, it is the average of all the nodes along the edge.

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