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Heat simulation through a series of solids

Question asked by Ian Crasta on Jan 8, 2012
Latest reply on Jan 12, 2012 by Troy Higgins

I'm trying to simulate the heat flow through a series of objects. By going through the tutorial given in SolidWorks, I was able to simulate the heat transfer between 2 materials, but when it comes to 3 objects in contact with each other, i'm not able to get the right results.


I've attached the images of the assembly.


The small objects (chips) produce heat of 2 watts each. there are 21 of them. They are placed on an Aluminum plate which is in contact with the outer casing made of mild steel.