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Heat simulation in electrical/mechanical engineering

  1. Feb 5, 2015 #1
    Hi all,

    I was wondering if anyone uses simulation software's to tackle the heat related issues in electrical/mechanical engineering?

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  3. Feb 5, 2015 #2


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    Welcome to PF!

    This question is very vague, so I would have to just answer yes. If you ask a more specific question, I may be able to provide a more specific answer.
  4. Feb 5, 2015 #3
    Hi Russ,
    Thanks for your reply. I am having a lot of thermal cracks on alumina substrates during furnace firing/cooling of conductor/dielectric pastes. So, I wanted to know if there were any software's that could be used to simulate the issue. I have used ANSYS Fluent for simulation of wire annealing but since my company don't have a license for it, I was trying to learn if there are any other software's that can be used. i.e OpenFOAM?
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