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Contact Resistance having no effect in model

Question asked by Chris Disalvatore on Mar 16, 2020

I am using the flow simulation program, and I am defining a contact resistance from a circuit board to an aluminum mounting surface.


I am defining the resistance as “Zero resistance” in the menu.


The results however show a large temperature difference between the interfacing surfaces.


75 deg C vs 97 deg C (22 deg c difference).


It is as though the contact resistance of zero is having no effect, even though it is defined as zero.


Would someone know what may be going wrong here?


Thank you.