The Thermal Analysis modules simulate steady-state (final
temperature) and transient temperature distributions. It is
possible to apply fixed temperature constraints to nodes and/or
faces and cooling conditions or heat input to faces. Heat
sources may also be provided as element power densities calculated
from other Opera-2d simulations.
Temperature distribution, temperature gradient and heat flow may
all be displayed using the post-processor. Isotropic or
anisotropic thermal conductivity may be assigned to any material,
as well as density and heat capacity.