In the SRADIATE dialog, define the *SFILM card on Abaqus surfaces (*SURFACE).

To open the dialog in the Load Step window, select SRADIATE from the tree and a load collector from the Load collector table.

You can use the Abaqus Contact Manager to create Abaqus surfaces.

Load Step: SRADIATE: Define Tab

In the Define tab, define *SRADIATE card on Abaqus surfaces (*SURFACE).

Note: There is no graphical display in Engineering Solutions for loads created on Abaqus SURFACEs. Therefore, when you review a load collector in the Step Manager, only loads created on individual entities are highlighted. For loads defined on SURFACE, the underlying SURFACE elements are highlighted.
This dialog contains a Surface menu containing a list of the existing Abaqus surfaces. It also has a table for data line input. The table contains the following columns:
Table 1.
Column Description
Surface The name of the Abaqus surface. Surfaces are added and deleted in this column using → or ←, respectively.
Label The *SRADIATE labels.
Ref temp Ambient reference temperature.
Emissivity Surface emissivity.
The SRADIATE option has the following buttons:
Table 2.
Button Action
Review/Reset Surfaces Reviews the selected surface by highlighting them in the Engineering Solutions graphics. Right-click Review to clear the review selections.
Create/Edit Surface.. Opens a message with information about surface definition in Engineering Solutions.
Add the selected surface from the drop-down menu to the data line table on the right.
Delete the selected surface from the data line table.
Review/Reset Reviews the selected surface in the data line table. Right-click Review to clear the highlighted selections.
Update Updates the Engineering Solutions database with the data lines defined in the table. By default, Engineering Solutions does not create a display for loads defined with sets.

For tips on entering information and navigating in the Define tab, see Step Manager Tab Environment.

Load Step: SRADIATE: Delete Tab

In the Delete tab, delete *SRADIATE and other loads.

There are three deletion options:
Table 3.
Option Description
All loads in current collector The Delete button deletes all the loads from the current load collector.
All 'SRADIATE' in current collector The Delete button deletes only *SRADIATE loads from the current load collector.
By selection The Pick Loads button opens the Engineering Solutions load selector panel. Pick the loads you want to delete and click proceed.

The corresponding Reset button resets the selected loads.

The Delete button deletes the selected loads.

Load Step: SRADIATE: Parameter Tab

In the Parameter tab, define optional parameters for the *SRADIATE card.

The supported parameters include: Amplitude curve, OP, and Region Type.

Click Update to activate the optional parameter selection in the Engineering Solutions database.