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Three-Dimensional Simulation of Thermal Processes

  • Mark E. Law
  • Stephen Cea

Abstract

Three-dimensional simulation of thermal processes is performed using the Florida Object Oriented Process Simulator (FLOOPS). Algorithms for three-dimensional grid update, moving boundaries, and solution of equations are described. The major challenge in building a 3D simulator is addressing the grid requirements, and the approach used in FLOOPS will be described. As process simulators move to three-dimensions, new parts of the simulator become CPU limiting. Some of these problems will be discussed and addressed. Since this is an area of on-going work, our current research directions will also he discussed.

Keywords

Thermal Process Newton Iteration Surface Patch Node Object Diffusion Simulation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark E. Law
    • 1
  • Stephen Cea
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Electrical EngineeringUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA

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