Thermal Event

Define a Temperature (Linear Static) loadcase.

Using the Thermal Event tool, you can setup a temperature or thermal loadcase to solve and understand Squeak and Rattle issues.
  1. From Setup group, select Thermal Event from selection list.
    Figure 1.
    A guide bar opens.
  2. Select node(s) where the load should be applied to in the graphics area.
  3. Enter the temperature value.
  4. Click .
This creates a Thermal event loadcase at the selected node and all the relevant cards are created and listed in the model browser automatically.
A user message appears to ensure thermal property definition in the model. Click OK to continue.
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