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What are the available 3d heat transfer software packages?

asked 2016-04-29 01:45:17 -0600

bbrannon4 gravatar image

updated 2017-05-03 20:41:43 -0600

I'm having a hard time finding good multi-dimensional heat transfer software. Therm seems standard for 2d, but has some limitations (I think) in the materials available. Are there any others out there a little more flexible or any similar that can do 3d?

I realize this could be construed as opinionated, but I'm more interested in what's available than opinions about them.

Thanks, Ben

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answered 2016-04-29 09:13:25 -0600

This ASHRAE Research Project should point you in the right direction.

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answered 2017-07-07 07:04:47 -0600

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There's Antherm http://www.antherm.at/antherm/EN/

You can also use a multiphysics fem software like Comsol or Elmer fem (open source) https://www.csc.fi/web/elmer

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