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Adaptive Heat Transfer Analysis

  • Hou-Cheng Huang
  • Asif S. Usmani

Abstract

Techniques for error estimation have recently been developed for stress analysis problems. These methods may be considered as optimizing the finite element analysis according to the intrinsic behaviour of the given problem. This type of error estimation is now applied to heat flow analyses. The technique will first be demonstrated for steady state thermal problems and then extended to transient problems.

Keywords

Heat Transfer Finite Element Analysis Adaptive Procedure Target Error Adaptive Analysis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hou-Cheng Huang
    • 1
  • Asif S. Usmani
    • 2
  1. 1.Oxford Instruments UK Ltd., NMR InstrumentsOsney Mead, OxfordUK
  2. 2.Department of Civil Engineering and Building ScienceThe University of Edinburgh, The King’s BuildingsEdinburghUK

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