Block Format Keyword Defines imposed temperatures on a group of nodes.


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fct_IDT sens_ID grnd_ID              
Ascalex FscaleY Tstart Tstop    


Field Contents SI Unit Example
imptemp_ID Imposed temperature block identifier.

(Integer, maximum 10 digits)

unit_ID Unit Identifier.

(Integer, maximum 10 digits)

imptemp_title Imposed temperature block title.

(Character, maximum 100 characters)

fct_IDT Time function identifier.


sens_ID Sensor identifier.
The imposed temperature is applied after sensor activation. The time function is shifted in time.


grnd_ID Node group to which the imposed temperature is applied.


Ascalex Abscissa (time) scale factor for fct_IDT.

Default = 1.0 (Real)

[ s ]
Fscaley Ordinate (temperature) scale factor for fct_IDT.

Default = 1.0 (Real)

[ K ]
Tstart Start time.


[ s ]
Tstop Stop time.

Default = 1030 (Real)

[ s ]


  1. /IMPTEMP is not compatible with ALE applications (/ALE, /EULER). Imposed temperature will not be applied to ALE nodes or ALE elements.