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Apply Thermostat-controlled Heat Power for Transient Thermal Study Example (C#)

This example shows how to apply thermostat-controlled heat power and flux in a transient thermal study.

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// Preconditions:
//  1. Add the SOLIDWORKS Simulation as an add-in
//     (in SOLIDWORKS, click Tools > Add-ins > SOLIDWORKS Simulation,
//      and click OK).
//  2. Add the SOLIDWORKS Simulation primary interop assembly as 
//     a reference (in the IDE's Project Explorer, right-click
//     the project name, click Add Reference, click the Browse tab,
//     navigate to install_dir\api\redist\CLR2
//     click SolidWorks.Interop.cosworks.dll, and click OK).
//  3. Ensure that c:\temp exists.

//  4. Ensure that the specified material library exists.
//  5. Ensure that the specified model document exists.
//  6. Open the Immediate window.
//
// Postconditions:
//  1. Opens the specified model document.
//  2. Creates Thermal_One study.
//  3. Defines default thermal study results plot and plot options.
//  4. Applies user-defined and SOLIDWORKS materials to components.
//  5. Specifies initial temperatures for assembly components.
//  6. Specifies thermostat location and the temperature range.
//  7. Prints heat flux properties to the Immediate window.
//  8. Prints radiation properties to the Immediate window.

//  9. Meshes the model.
// 10. Analyzes Thermal_One.
// 11. Creates 60 thermal plots.
// 12. Saves the Thermal1 results plot as an eDrawings document in c:\temp.
// 13. Exports Thermal_One study to the NASTRAN finite-element analysis program
//     in c:\temp.
// 14. Renames Thermal_One study to TransientThermal.
// 15. Inspect the Immediate window, the Simulation study tree,
//     and the graphics area.
//
// NOTES:
//  * To get persistent reference identifiers (PIDs) for model selections,
//    you can use pidcollector.exe or IModelDocExtension::GetPersistReference3.
//  * Solving this study can take some time. Examine the Immediate window
//    to monitor the macro's progress. Done! indicates that the macro
//    has finished.
//  * Because the assembly is used elsewhere, do not save any changes.
//--------------------------------------------------------------------
using Microsoft.VisualBasic;
using System;
using System.Collections;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Data;
using System.Diagnostics;
using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using SolidWorks.Interop.cosworks;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
namespace AddHeatFlux_CSharp.csproj
{
    partial class SolidWorksMacro
    {
 
 
        public void Main()
        {
            CosmosWorks COSMOSWORKS = default(CosmosWorks);
            CwAddincallback CWObject = default(CwAddincallback);
            CWModelDoc ActDoc = default(CWModelDoc);
            CWStudyManager StudyMngr = default(CWStudyManager);
            CWStudy Study = default(CWStudy);
            CWSolidManager SolidMgr = default(CWSolidManager);
            CWSolidComponent SolidComp = default(CWSolidComponent);
            CWSolidBody SolidBody = default(CWSolidBody);
            CWThermalStudyOptions ThermalOptions = default(CWThermalStudyOptions);
            CWConvection CWConv = default(CWConvection);
            CWMesh CwMesh = default(CWMesh);
            CWResults CWResult = default(CWResults);
            CWMaterial CWMat = default(CWMaterial);
            CWTemperature CWTemp = default(CWTemperature);
            ModelDoc2 Part = default(ModelDoc2);
            CWLoadsAndRestraintsManager LBCMgr = default(CWLoadsAndRestraintsManager);
            CWHeatFlux heatFlux = default(CWHeatFlux);
            CWHeatPower CWHeatPower = default(CWHeatPower);
            object oselect1 = null;
            object oselect2 = null;
            object oselect3 = null;
            object oselect4 = null;
            object oselect5 = null;
            object oselect6 = null;
            object oselect7 = null;
            object oselect8 = null;
            object oselect9 = null;
            object oselect10 = null;
            object therm1 = null;
            byte[] var1 = null;
            byte[] var2 = null;
            byte[] var3 = null;
            byte[] var4 = null;
            byte[] var5 = null;
            byte[] var6 = null;
            byte[] var7 = null;
            byte[] var8 = null;
            byte[] var9 = null;
            byte[] var10 = null;
            byte[] var11 = null;
            object Temp = null;
            int bApp = 0;
            bool res = false;
            string selection1 = null;
            string selection2 = null;
            string selection3 = null;
            string selection4 = null;
            string selection5 = null;
            string selection6 = null;
            string selection7 = null;
            string selection8 = null;
            string selection9 = null;
            string selection10 = null;
            string selection11 = null;
            int longstatus = 0;
            int longwarnings = 0;
            int errCode = 0;
            double el = 0;
            double tl = 0;
            int nStep = 0;
 
 
            Part = swApp.OpenDoc6("C:\\Program Files\\SOLIDWORKS Corp\\SOLIDWORKS\\Simulation\\Examples\\Thermal\\CoffeeJar.SLDASM", (int)swDocumentTypes_e.swDocASSEMBLY, (int)swOpenDocOptions_e.swOpenDocOptions_Silent, ""ref longstatus, ref longwarnings);
            if (Part == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to open document."true);
 
            // Get the SOLIDWORKS Simulation add-in object
            CWObject = (CwAddincallback)swApp.GetAddInObject("SldWorks.Simulation");
            if (CWObject == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to get Simulation add-in. "true);
 
            COSMOSWORKS = CWObject.CosmosWorks;
            if (COSMOSWORKS == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to get CosmosWorks object."true);
 
            // Get active document
            ActDoc = COSMOSWORKS.ActiveDoc;
            if (ActDoc == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to get active document."true);
 
            // Add a default thermal study results plot
            bApp = ActDoc.AddDefaultThermalStudyPlot((int)swsThermalResultComponentTypes_e.swsThermalResultComponentTypes_TEMP, true);
 
            // Set default thermal plot options
            // Show maximum value annotation on the plot
            res = ActDoc.SetSimulationOptionToggle((int)swsUserPreferenceToggle_e.swsPlotAnnotationShowMaxValue, true);
            Debug.Print("Show maximum value annotation on the plot? " + ActDoc.GetSimulationOptionToggle((int)swsUserPreferenceToggle_e.swsPlotAnnotationShowMaxValue));
 
            // Set sub-folder option
            res = ActDoc.SetSimulationOptionToggle((int)swsUserPreferenceToggle_e.swsResultFolderUnderSubFolder, true);
            Debug.Print("Set sub-folder option? " + ActDoc.GetSimulationOptionToggle((int)swsUserPreferenceToggle_e.swsResultFolderUnderSubFolder));
 
            // Put results in C:\Program Files\SOLIDWORKS Corp\SOLIDWORKS\Simulation\Examples\Thermal\temp
            res = ActDoc.SetSimulationOptionStringValue((int)swsUserPreferenceStringValue_e.swsSolidWorksDocumentFolderSubFolderLocation, "temp");
            Debug.Print("Place results in model document sub-folder, " + ActDoc.GetSimulationOptionStringValue((int)swsUserPreferenceStringValue_e.swsSolidWorksDocumentFolderSubFolderLocation));
 
            // Set boundary settings option to translucent single color
            res = ActDoc.SetSimulationOptionIntegerValue((int)swsUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swsPlotSettingsBoundaryOption, (int)swsPlotBoundarySettingsOptionValue_e.swsPlotBoundaryTranslucentSingleColor);
            Debug.Print("Boundary settings option as defined in swsPlotSettingsBoundaryOption is " + ActDoc.GetSimulationOptionIntegerValue((int)swsUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swsPlotSettingsBoundaryOption));
 
            // Set boundary color; Red 1 is 0xFF0000 in http://cloford.com/resources/colours/500col.htm
            // Reverse the hexadecimal (&H0000FF) in the call below
            res = ActDoc.SetSimulationOptionIntegerValue((int)swsUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swsPlotBoundaryOptionTranslucentSingleColorSetting, 0xff);
            Debug.Print("Boundary color is " + ActDoc.GetSimulationOptionIntegerValue((int)swsUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swsPlotBoundaryOptionTranslucentSingleColorSetting));
 
            // Set boundary transparency of translucent part color to 50%
            res = ActDoc.SetSimulationOptionDoubleValue((int)swsUserPreferenceDoubleValue_e.swsPlotBoundaryTransparency, 50.0);
            Debug.Print("Transparency of boundary translucent part color is " + ActDoc.GetSimulationOptionDoubleValue((int)swsUserPreferenceDoubleValue_e.swsPlotBoundaryTransparency));
 
            // Create new thermal study
            Debug.Print("Creating thermal study...");
 
            StudyMngr = ActDoc.StudyManager;
            if (StudyMngr == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to get study manager."true);
 
            Study = StudyMngr.CreateNewStudy3("Thermal_One", (int)swsAnalysisStudyType_e.swsAnalysisStudyTypeThermal, (int)swsMeshType_e.swsMeshTypeSolid, out errCode);
            if (Study == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to create study."true);
 
            // Get first solid component
            SolidMgr = Study.SolidManager;
            if (SolidMgr == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to get solid manager."true);
 
            SolidComp = SolidMgr.GetComponentAt(0, out errCode);
            if (errCode != 0)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to get component."true);
 
            SolidBody = SolidComp.GetSolidBodyAt(0, out errCode);
            if (errCode != 0)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to get component body."true);
 
            // Add material
            CWMat = SolidBody.GetDefaultMaterial();
            if (CWMat == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to get default material."true);
 
            CWMat.MaterialName = "Coffee";
            CWMat.SetPropertyByName("DENS", 1000, 0);
            CWMat.SetPropertyByName("KX", 40, 0);
            CWMat.SetPropertyByName("C", 4200.0, 0);
 
            errCode = SolidBody.SetSolidBodyMaterial(CWMat);
            if (errCode != 0)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to set material."true);
 
            // Get second solid component
            SolidComp = SolidMgr.GetComponentAt(1, out errCode);
            if (errCode != 0)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to get component."true);
 
            SolidBody = SolidComp.GetSolidBodyAt(0, out errCode);
            if (errCode != 0)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to get component body."true);
 
            // Add material
            bApp = SolidBody.SetLibraryMaterial("C:\\Program Files\\SOLIDWORKS Corp\\SOLIDWORKS\\lang\\english\\sldmaterials\\solidworks materials.sldmat""Glass");
            if (bApp == 0)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to apply glass material."true);
 
            // Get third solid component
            SolidComp = SolidMgr.GetComponentAt(2, out errCode);
            if (errCode != 0)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to get component."true);
 
            SolidBody = SolidComp.GetSolidBodyAt(0, out errCode);
            if (errCode != 0)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to get component body."true);
 
            // Add material
            bApp = SolidBody.SetLibraryMaterial("C:\\Program Files\\SOLIDWORKS Corp\\SOLIDWORKS\\lang\\english\\sldmaterials\\solidworks materials.sldmat""Nylon 6/10");
            if (bApp == 0)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to apply Nylon 6/10 material."true);
 
            // CoffeePot
            selection1 = "216,14,0,0,5,0,0,0,255,254,255,21,67,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,80,0,111,0,116,0,45,0,49,0,64,0,67,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,74,0,97,0,114,0,4,0,0,0,16,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,11,0,0,0";
            StringtoArray(selection1, ref var1);
            oselect1 = Part.Extension.GetObjectByPersistReference3((var1), out longstatus);
 
            // Coffee
            selection2 = "216,14,0,0,5,0,0,0,255,254,255,18,67,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,45,0,49,0,64,0,67,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,74,0,97,0,114,0,4,0,0,0,16,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,12,0,0,0";
            StringtoArray(selection2, ref var2);
            oselect2 = Part.Extension.GetObjectByPersistReference3((var2), out longstatus);
 
            // Top
            selection3 = "216,14,0,0,5,0,0,0,255,254,255,15,84,0,111,0,112,0,45,0,49,0,64,0,67,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,74,0,97,0,114,0,4,0,0,0,16,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,13,0,0,0";
            StringtoArray(selection3, ref var3);
            oselect3 = Part.Extension.GetObjectByPersistReference3((var3), out longstatus);
 
            // Get the four coffee faces that make up the surface of coffee in the coffee pot
            // Face 1
            selection4 = "216,14,0,0,3,0,0,0,255,254,255,18,67,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,45,0,49,0,64,0,67,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,74,0,97,0,114,0,4,0,0,0,16,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,12,0,0,0,255,255,1,0,11,0,109,111,70,97,99,101,82,101,102,95,99,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,5,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,125,195,148,37,173,73,178,84,125,195,148,37,173,73,178,84,0,0,255,255,1,0,18,0,109,111,80,76,105,110,101,83,117,114,102,73,100,82,101,112,95,99,0,0,255,255,1,0,6,0,109,111,70,82,95,99,255,255,1,0,13,0,109,111,69,120,116,79,98,106,101,99,116,95,99,255,255,1,0,14,0,109,111,79,98,106,70,105,108,101,68,101,102,95,99,255,255,1,0,17,0,109,111,67,83,116,114,105,110,103,72,97,110,100,108,101,95,99,255,254,255,6,99,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,126,253,47,63,11,128,255,254,255,57,67,0,58,0,92,0,67,0,79,0,83,0,77,0,79,0,83,0,68,0,111,0,99,0,115,0,92,0,69,0,120,0,97,0,109,0,112,0,108,0,101,0,115,0,95,0,102,0,111,0,114,0,67,0,117,0,115,0,116,0,111,0,109,0,101,0,114,0,115,0,92,0,84,0,104,0,101,0,114,0,109,0,97,0,10";
            selection4 = selection4 + "8,0,92,0,99,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,46,0,115,0,108,0,100,0,112,0,114,0,116,0,90,14,28,65,0,0,0,0,2,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,0,0,0,255,254,255,7,68,0,101,0,102,0,97,0,117,0,108,0,116,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,92,0,0,0,241,69,48,63,3,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,90,0,0,0,219,69,48,63,255,255,1,0,23,0,109,111,70,114,111,109,83,107,116,69,110,116,83,117,114,102,73,100,82,101,112,95,99,0,0,5,128,8,0,88,0,0,0,135,69,48,63,5,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,5,0,0,0,255,255,1,0,18,0,109,111,80,76,105,110,101,80,114,111,106,73,100,82,101,112,95,99,0,0,5,128,8,0,90,0,0,0,219,69,48,63,16,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,88,0,0,0,135,69,48,63,5,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,19,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,92,0,0,0,241,69,48,63,3,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,90,0,0,0,219,69,48,63,16,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,88,0,0,0,135,69,48,63,5,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,16,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,88,0,0,0,135,69,48,63,11,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0";
            StringtoArray(selection4, ref var4);
            oselect4 = Part.Extension.GetObjectByPersistReference3((var4), out longstatus);
 
            // Face 2
            selection5 = "216,14,0,0,3,0,0,0,255,254,255,18,67,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,45,0,49,0,64,0,67,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,74,0,97,0,114,0,4,0,0,0,16,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,12,0,0,0,255,255,1,0,11,0,109,111,70,97,99,101,82,101,102,95,99,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,5,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,125,195,148,37,173,73,178,84,125,195,148,37,173,73,178,84,0,0,255,255,1,0,18,0,109,111,80,76,105,110,101,83,117,114,102,73,100,82,101,112,95,99,0,0,255,255,1,0,6,0,109,111,70,82,95,99,255,255,1,0,13,0,109,111,69,120,116,79,98,106,101,99,116,95,99,255,255,1,0,14,0,109,111,79,98,106,70,105,108,101,68,101,102,95,99,255,255,1,0,17,0,109,111,67,83,116,114,105,110,103,72,97,110,100,108,101,95,99,255,254,255,6,99,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,126,253,47,63,11,128,255,254,255,57,67,0,58,0,92,0,67,0,79,0,83,0,77,0,79,0,83,0,68,0,111,0,99,0,115,0,92,0,69,0,120,0,97,0,109,0,112,0,108,0,101,0,115,0,95,0,102,0,111,0,114,0,67,0,117,0,115,0,116,0,111,0,109,0,101,0,114,0,115,0,92,0,84,0,104,0,101,0,114,0,109,0,97,0,";
            selection5 = selection5 + "108,0,92,0,99,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,46,0,115,0,108,0,100,0,112,0,114,0,116,0,90,14,28,65,0,0,0,0,2,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,0,0,0,255,254,255,7,68,0,101,0,102,0,97,0,117,0,108,0,116,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,92,0,0,0,241,69,48,63,3,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,90,0,0,0,219,69,48,63,255,255,1,0,23,0,109,111,70,114,111,109,83,107,116,69,110,116,83,117,114,102,73,100,82,101,112,95,99,0,0,5,128,8,0,88,0,0,0,135,69,48,63,5,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,6,0,0,0,255,255,1,0,18,0,109,111,80,76,105,110,101,80,114,111,106,73,100,82,101,112,95,99,0,0,5,128,8,0,92,0,0,0,241,69,48,63,3,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,90,0,0,0,219,69,48,63,16,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,88,0,0,0,135,69,48,63,5,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,19,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,90,0,0,0,219,69,48,63,16,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,88,0,0,0,135,69,48,63,5,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,16,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,88,0,0,0,135,69,48,63,11,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0";
            StringtoArray(selection5, ref var5);
            oselect5 = Part.Extension.GetObjectByPersistReference3((var5), out longstatus);
 
            // Face 3
            selection6 = "216,14,0,0,3,0,0,0,255,254,255,18,67,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,45,0,49,0,64,0,67,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,74,0,97,0,114,0,4,0,0,0,16,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,12,0,0,0,255,255,1,0,11,0,109,111,70,97,99,101,82,101,102,95,99,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,5,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,125,195,148,37,173,73,178,84,125,195,148,37,173,73,178,84,0,0,255,255,1,0,18,0,109,111,80,76,105,110,101,83,117,114,102,73,100,82,101,112,95,99,0,0,255,255,1,0,6,0,109,111,70,82,95,99,255,255,1,0,13,0,109,111,69,120,116,79,98,106,101,99,116,95,99,255,255,1,0,14,0,109,111,79,98,106,70,105,108,101,68,101,102,95,99,255,255,1,0,17,0,109,111,67,83,116,114,105,110,103,72,97,110,100,108,101,95,99,255,254,255,6,99,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,126,253,47,63,11,128,255,254,255,57,67,0,58,0,92,0,67,0,79,0,83,0,77,0,79,0,83,0,68,0,111,0,99,0,115,0,92,0,69,0,120,0,97,0,109,0,112,0,108,0,101,0,115,0,95,0,102,0,111,0,114,0,67,0,117,0,115,0,116,0,111,0,109,0,101,0,114,0,115,0,92,0,84,0,104,0,101,0,114,0,109,0,97,0,";
            selection6 = selection6 + "108,0,92,0,99,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,46,0,115,0,108,0,100,0,112,0,114,0,116,0,90,14,28,65,0,0,0,0,2,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,0,0,0,255,254,255,7,68,0,101,0,102,0,97,0,117,0,108,0,116,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,92,0,0,0,241,69,48,63,3,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,90,0,0,0,219,69,48,63,255,255,1,0,23,0,109,111,70,114,111,109,83,107,116,69,110,116,83,117,114,102,73,100,82,101,112,95,99,0,0,5,128,8,0,88,0,0,0,135,69,48,63,5,0,0,0,2,0,0,0,2,0,0,0,255,255,1,0,18,0,109,111,80,76,105,110,101,80,114,111,106,73,100,82,101,112,95,99,0,0,5,128,8,0,92,0,0,0,241,69,48,63,3,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,90,0,0,0,219,69,48,63,16,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,88,0,0,0,135,69,48,63,5,0,0,0,2,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,16,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,88,0,0,0,135,69,48,63,11,0,0,0,19,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,90,0,0,0,219,69,48,63,16,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,88,0,0,0,135,69,48,63,5,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0";
            StringtoArray(selection6, ref var6);
            oselect6 = Part.Extension.GetObjectByPersistReference3((var6), out longstatus);
 
            // Face 4
            selection7 = "216,14,0,0,3,0,0,0,255,254,255,18,67,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,45,0,49,0,64,0,67,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,74,0,97,0,114,0,4,0,0,0,16,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,12,0,0,0,255,255,1,0,11,0,109,111,70,97,99,101,82,101,102,95,99,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,5,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,125,195,148,37,173,73,178,84,125,195,148,37,173,73,178,84,0,0,255,255,1,0,18,0,109,111,80,76,105,110,101,83,117,114,102,73,100,82,101,112,95,99,0,0,255,255,1,0,6,0,109,111,70,82,95,99,255,255,1,0,13,0,109,111,69,120,116,79,98,106,101,99,116,95,99,255,255,1,0,14,0,109,111,79,98,106,70,105,108,101,68,101,102,95,99,255,255,1,0,17,0,109,111,67,83,116,114,105,110,103,72,97,110,100,108,101,95,99,255,254,255,6,99,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,126,253,47,63,11,128,255,254,255,57,67,0,58,0,92,0,67,0,79,0,83,0,77,0,79,0,83,0,68,0,111,0,99,0,115,0,92,0,69,0,120,0,97,0,109,0,112,0,108,0,101,0,115,0,95,0,102,0,111,0,114,0,67,0,117,0,115,0,116,0,111,0,109,0,101,0,114,0,115,0,92,0,84,0,104,0,101,0,114,0,109,0,97,0,";
            selection7 = selection7 + "108,0,92,0,99,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,46,0,115,0,108,0,100,0,112,0,114,0,116,0,90,14,28,65,0,0,0,0,2,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,0,0,0,255,254,255,7,68,0,101,0,102,0,97,0,117,0,108,0,116,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,92,0,0,0,241,69,48,63,3,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,90,0,0,0,219,69,48,63,255,255,1,0,23,0,109,111,70,114,111,109,83,107,116,69,110,116,83,117,114,102,73,100,82,101,112,95,99,0,0,5,128,8,0,88,0,0,0,135,69,48,63,5,0,0,0,2,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,16,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,88,0,0,0,135,69,48,63,11,0,0,0,255,255,1,0,18,0,109,111,80,76,105,110,101,80,114,111,106,73,100,82,101,112,95,99,0,0,5,128,8,0,92,0,0,0,241,69,48,63,3,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,90,0,0,0,219,69,48,63,16,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,88,0,0,0,135,69,48,63,5,0,0,0,2,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,21,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,90,0,0,0,219,69,48,63,16,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,88,0,0,0,135,69,48,63,5,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0";
            StringtoArray(selection7, ref var7);
            oselect7 = Part.Extension.GetObjectByPersistReference3((var7), out longstatus);
 
            // Get the selections for convection
            // Top-outer face of coffee pot
            selection8 = "216,14,0,0,3,0,0,0,255,254,255,21,67,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,80,0,111,0,116,0,45,0,49,0,64,0,67,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,74,0,97,0,114,0,4,0,0,0,16,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,11,0,0,0,255,255,1,0,11,0,109,111,70,97,99,101,82,101,102,95,99,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,5,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,125,195,148,37,173,73,178,84,125,195,148,37,173,73,178,84,0,0,255,255,1,0,23,0,109,111,70,114,111,109,83,107,116,69,110,116,83,117,114,102,73,100,82,101,112,95,99,0,0,255,255,1,0,6,0,109,111,70,82,95,99,255,255,1,0,13,0,109,111,69,120,116,79,98,106,101,99,116,95,99,255,255,1,0,14,0,109,111,79,98,106,70,105,108,101,68,101,102,95,99,255,255,1,0,17,0,109,111,67,83,116,114,105,110,103,72,97,110,100,108,101,95,99,255,254,255,9,67,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,80,0,111,0,116,0,174,232,47,63,11,128,255,254,255,60,67,0,58,0,92,0,67,0,79,0,83,0,77,0,79,0,83,0,68,0,111,0,99,0,115,0,92,0,69,0,120,0,97,0,109,0,112,0,108,0,101,0,115,0,95,0,102,0,111,0,114,0,67,0,117,0,115,0,116,0,111,0,109,0,101,0,";
            selection8 = selection8 + "114,0,115,0,92,0,84,0,104,0,101,0,114,0,109,0,97,0,108,0,92,0,67,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,80,0,111,0,116,0,46,0,83,0,76,0,68,0,80,0,82,0,84,0,153,14,28,65,0,0,0,0,2,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,5,0,0,0,255,254,255,7,68,0,101,0,102,0,97,0,117,0,108,0,116,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,39,0,0,0,234,237,47,63,3,0,0,0,3,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,39,0,0,0,234,237,47,63,2,0,0,0,0,0,3,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,39,0,0,0,234,237,47,63,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0";
            StringtoArray(selection8, ref var8);
            oselect8 = Part.Extension.GetObjectByPersistReference3((var8), out longstatus);
 
            // Bottom-outer face of coffee pot
            selection9 = "216,14,0,0,3,0,0,0,255,254,255,21,67,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,80,0,111,0,116,0,45,0,49,0,64,0,67,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,74,0,97,0,114,0,4,0,0,0,16,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,11,0,0,0,255,255,1,0,11,0,109,111,70,97,99,101,82,101,102,95,99,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,5,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,125,195,148,37,173,73,178,84,125,195,148,37,173,73,178,84,0,0,255,255,1,0,23,0,109,111,70,114,111,109,83,107,116,69,110,116,83,117,114,102,73,100,82,101,112,95,99,0,0,255,255,1,0,6,0,109,111,70,82,95,99,255,255,1,0,13,0,109,111,69,120,116,79,98,106,101,99,116,95,99,255,255,1,0,14,0,109,111,79,98,106,70,105,108,101,68,101,102,95,99,255,255,1,0,17,0,109,111,67,83,116,114,105,110,103,72,97,110,100,108,101,95,99,255,254,255,9,67,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,80,0,111,0,116,0,174,232,47,63,11,128,255,254,255,60,67,0,58,0,92,0,67,0,79,0,83,0,77,0,79,0,83,0,68,0,111,0,99,0,115,0,92,0,69,0,120,0,97,0,109,0,112,0,108,0,101,0,115,0,95,0,102,0,111,0,114,0,67,0,117,0,115,0,116,0,111,0,109,0,101,";
            selection9 = selection9 + "0,114,0,115,0,92,0,84,0,104,0,101,0,114,0,109,0,97,0,108,0,92,0,67,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,80,0,111,0,116,0,46,0,83,0,76,0,68,0,80,0,82,0,84,0,153,14,28,65,0,0,0,0,2,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,5,0,0,0,255,254,255,7,68,0,101,0,102,0,97,0,117,0,108,0,116,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,39,0,0,0,234,237,47,63,2,0,0,0,3,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,39,0,0,0,234,237,47,63,3,0,0,0,0,0,3,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,39,0,0,0,234,237,47,63,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0";
            StringtoArray(selection9, ref var9);
            oselect9 = Part.Extension.GetObjectByPersistReference3((var9), out longstatus);
 
            // Thermostat sensor located on the top of the bottom face of the coffee pot
            selection10 = "216,14,0,0,3,0,0,0,255,254,255,18,67,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,45,0,49,0,64,0,99,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,106,0,97,0,114,0,4,0,0,0,16,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,12,0,0,0,255,255,1,0,13,0,109,111,86,101,114,116,101,120,82,101,102,95,99,255,255,255,255,255,255,255,255,8,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,125,195,148,37,173,73,178,84,125,195,148,37,173,73,178,84,0,0,255,255,1,0,18,0,109,111,80,76,105,110,101,80,114,111,106,73,100,82,101,112,95,99,0,0,255,255,1,0,6,0,109,111,70,82,95,99,255,255,1,0,13,0,109,111,69,120,116,79,98,106,101,99,116,95,99,255,255,";
            selection10 = selection10 + "1,0,14,0,109,111,79,98,106,70,105,108,101,68,101,102,95,99,255,255,1,0,17,0,109,111,67,83,116,114,105,110,103,72,97,110,100,108,101,95,99,255,254,255,6,99,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,126,253,47,63,11,128,255,254,255,57,67,0,58,0,92,0,67,0,79,0,83,0,77,0,79,0,83,0,68,0,111,0,99,0,115,0,92,0,69,0,120,0,97,0,109,0,112,0,108,0,101,0,115,0,95,0,102,0,111,0,114,0,67,0,117,0,115,0,116,0,111,0,109,0,101,0,114,0,115,0,92,0,84,0,104,";
            selection10 = selection10 + "0,101,0,114,0,109,0,97,0,108,0,92,0,99,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,46,0,115,0,108,0,100,0,112,0,114,0,116,0,90,14,28,65,0,0,0,0,2,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,0,0,0,255,254,255,7,68,0,101,0,102,0,97,0,117,0,108,0,116,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,92,0,0,0,241,69,48,63,255,255,1,0,18,0,109,111,80,76,105,110,101,83,117,114,102,73,100,82,101,112,95,99,0,0,5,128,8,0,90,0,0,0,219,69,48,63,255,255,1,0,23,0,109,111,70,114,111,109,83,107,116,69,";
            selection10 = selection10 + "110,116,83,117,114,102,73,100,82,101,112,95,99,0,0,5,128,8,0,88,0,0,0,135,69,48,63,5,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,3,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,90,0,0,0,219,69,48,63,17,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,88,0,0,0,135,69,48,63,5,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,3,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,92,0,0,0,241,69,48,63,14,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,90,0,0,0,219,69,48,63,17,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,88,0,0,0,135,69,48,63,5,0,0,0,2,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,3,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,90,0,0,0,219,69,48,63,17,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,88,0,0,0,";
            selection10 = selection10 + "135,69,48,63,5,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,14,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,92,0,0,0,241,69,48,63,14,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,90,0,0,0,219,69,48,63,17,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,88,0,0,0,135,69,48,63,5,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,5,0,0,0,14,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,92,0,0,0,241,69,48,63,14,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,90,0,0,0,219,69,48,63,17,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,88,0,0,0,135,69,48,63,5,0,0,0,2,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,14,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,92,0,0,0,241,69,48,63,14,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,90,0,0,0,219,69,48,63,17,128,0,0,";
            selection10 = selection10 + "5,128,8,0,88,0,0,0,135,69,48,63,5,0,0,0,2,0,0,0,2,0,0,0,14,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,92,0,0,0,241,69,48,63,14,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,90,0,0,0,219,69,48,63,17,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,88,0,0,0,135,69,48,63,5,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,6,0,0,0,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,0";
            StringtoArray(selection10, ref var10);
            therm1 = Part.Extension.GetObjectByPersistReference3((var10), out longstatus);
 
            // Face to which to apply heat power and flux
            selection11 = "216,14,0,0,3,0,0,0,255,254,255,21,67,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,80,0,111,0,116,0,45,0,49,0,64,0,67,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,74,0,97,0,114,0,4,0,0,0,16,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,11,0,0,0,255,255,1,0,11,0,109,111,70,97,99,101,82,101,102,95,99,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,125,195,148,37,173,73,178,84,125,195,148,37,173,73,178,84,0,0,255,255,1,0,23,0,109,111,70,114,111,109,83,107,116,69,110,116,83,117,114,102,73,100,82,101,112,95,99,0,0,255,255,1,0,6,0,109,111,70,82,95,99,255,255,1,0,13,0,109,111,69,120,116,79,98,106,101,99,116,95,99,255,255,1,0,14,0,109,111,79,98,106,70,105,108,101,68,101,102,95,99,255,255,1,0,17,0,109,111,67,83,116,114,105,110,103,72,97,110,100,108,101,95,99,255,254,255,9,67,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,80,0,111,0,116,0,174,232,47,63,11,128,255,254,255,60,67,0,58,0,92,0,67,0,79,0,83,0,77,0,79,0,83,0,68,0,111,0,99,0,115,0,92,0,69,0,120,0,97,0,109,0,112,0,108,0,101,0,115,0,95,0,102,0,111,0,114,0,67,0,117,0,115,0,116,0,111,0,109,0,101,0,";
            selection11 = selection11 + "114,0,115,0,92,0,84,0,104,0,101,0,114,0,109,0,97,0,108,0,92,0,67,0,111,0,102,0,102,0,101,0,101,0,80,0,111,0,116,0,46,0,83,0,76,0,68,0,80,0,82,0,84,0,153,14,28,65,0,0,0,0,2,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,5,0,0,0,255,254,255,7,68,0,101,0,102,0,97,0,117,0,108,0,116,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,39,0,0,0,234,237,47,63,1,0,0,0,3,128,0,0,5,128,8,0,39,0,0,0,234,237,47,63,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0";
            StringtoArray(selection11, ref var11);
            oselect10 = Part.Extension.GetObjectByPersistReference3((var11), out longstatus);
 
            // Create arrays
            object[] varArray1 = {oselect1,oselect3};
 
            object[] varArray2 = { oselect2 };
 
            object[] varArray3 = {oselect4,oselect5,oselect6,oselect7};
 
            object[] varArray4 = {oselect8,oselect9};
 
            object[] varArray5 = { therm1 };
 
            object[] varArray6 = { oselect10 };
 
 
            // Set transient thermal study options
            Debug.Print("Setting transient thermal study options...");
            ThermalOptions = Study.ThermalStudyOptions;
            if (ThermalOptions == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to get thermal study options."false);
            ThermalOptions.SolutionType = 0;
            ThermalOptions.SolverType = 2;
            ThermalOptions.TotalTime = 3600;
            ThermalOptions.TimeIncrement = 60;
 
            // Apply initial temperature to coffee pot and top
            Debug.Print("Applying initial temperature to coffee pot and top...");
            LBCMgr = Study.LoadsAndRestraintsManager;
            if (LBCMgr == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to get loads and restraints manager."false);
 
            CWTemp = LBCMgr.AddTemperature((varArray1), out errCode);
            if (errCode != 0)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to add temperature load."true);
 
            CWTemp.TemperatureBeginEdit();
            CWTemp.TemperatureType = 0;
            CWTemp.Unit = 1;
            CWTemp.TemperatureValue = 72;
 
            errCode = CWTemp.TemperatureEndEdit();
            if (errCode != 0)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to edit temperature load."true);
 
            // Apply initial temperature to coffee
            Debug.Print("Applying initial temperature to coffee...");
            CWTemp = LBCMgr.AddTemperature((varArray2), out errCode);
            if (errCode != 0)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to add temperature load."true);
 
            CWTemp.TemperatureBeginEdit();
            CWTemp.TemperatureType = 0;
            CWTemp.Unit = 1;
            CWTemp.TemperatureValue = 195;
 
            errCode = CWTemp.TemperatureEndEdit();
            if (errCode != 0)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to edit temperature load."true);
 
            // Create convection for coffee component
            Debug.Print("Creating convection for coffee component...");
            CWConv = LBCMgr.AddConvection((varArray3), out errCode);
            if (errCode != 0)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to add convection load."true);
 
            CWConv.ConvectionBeginEdit();
            CWConv.Unit = 1;
            CWConv.ConvectionCoefficient = 8.5E-06;
            CWConv.BulkAmbientTemperature = 72;
 
            errCode = CWConv.ConvectionEndEdit();
            if (errCode != 0)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to edit convection load."true);
 
            // Create convection for coffee pot component
            Debug.Print("Creating convection for coffee pot component...");
            CWConv = LBCMgr.AddConvection((varArray4), out errCode);
            if (errCode != 0)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to add convection."true);
 
            CWConv.ConvectionBeginEdit();
            CWConv.Unit = 1;
            CWConv.ConvectionCoefficient = 6.1E-05;
            CWConv.BulkAmbientTemperature = 72;
 
            errCode = CWConv.ConvectionEndEdit();
            if (errCode != 0)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to edit convection load."true);
 
            // Add heat power
            Debug.Print("Creating heat power for face...");
            CWHeatPower = LBCMgr.AddHeatPower((varArray6), out errCode);
            if (errCode != 0)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to add heat power."true);
            CWHeatPower.HeatPowerBeginEdit();
            CWHeatPower.Unit = 0;
            CWHeatPower.HPValue = 2000;
            Debug.Print("  Setting thermostat to a vertex...");
            CWHeatPower.IncludeThermostat = 1;
            CWHeatPower.SetThermostat(therm1);
            CWHeatPower.ThermostatUnits = 1;
            CWHeatPower.SetCutOffTemperatures(190, 200);
            errCode = CWHeatPower.HeatPowerEndEdit();
            if (errCode != 0)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to edit heat power."true);
 
            // Add heat flux
            Debug.Print("Creating heat flux for face...");
            heatFlux = LBCMgr.AddHeatFlux((varArray6), out errCode);
            if (errCode != 0)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to add heat flux."true);
            heatFlux.HeatFluxBeginEdit();
            heatFlux.HFValue = 100;
            heatFlux.SetThermostat(therm1);
            errCode = heatFlux.HeatFluxEndEdit();
            if (errCode != 0)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to edit heat flux."true);
            double dval1 = 0;
            double dval2 = 0;
            heatFlux.GetCutOffTemperatures(out dval1, out dval2);
 
            Debug.Print("  Thermostat lower-bound temperature: " + dval1);
            Debug.Print("  Thermostat upper-bound temperature: " + dval2);
            Debug.Print("  Heat flux: " + heatFlux.HFValue);
            Debug.Print("  Include thermostat effects? (0 = no, 1 = yes) " + heatFlux.IncludeThermostat);
            Debug.Print("  Use temperature curve? (0 = no, 1 = yes) " + heatFlux.UseTemperatureCurve);
            Debug.Print("  Use time curve? (0 = no, 1 = yes) " + heatFlux.UseTimeCurve);
            Debug.Print("  Units as defined in swsTemperatureUnit_e: " + heatFlux.Unit);
 

            // Add radiation
            Debug.Print("Creating radiation for face...");
            rad = LBCMgr.AddRadiation((int)swsRadiationType_e.swsRadiationTypeSurfaceToAmbient, (varArray6), out errCode);
            if (errCode != 0)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to add radiation."true);
            rad.RadiationBeginEdit();
            rad.Emmisivity = 0.5;
            rad.ViewFactor = 0.5;
            errCode = rad.RadiationEndEdit();
            Debug.Print("  Ambient temperature: " + rad.AmbientTemperature);
            Debug.Print("  Emissivity: " + rad.Emmisivity);
            Debug.Print("  View factor: " + rad.ViewFactor);
            Debug.Print("  System as defined in swsRadiationOpenSystem_e: " + rad.OpenSystem);
            Debug.Print("  Use temperature curve? (0 = no, 1 = yes) " + rad.UseTemperatureCurve);
            Debug.Print("  Use time curve? (0 = no, 1 = yes) " + rad.UseTimeCurve);
            Debug.Print("  Units as defined in swsTemperatureUnit_e: " + rad.Unit);
            if (errCode != 0)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to edit radiation."true);
 
            // Mesh model
            Debug.Print("Creating mesh...");
            CwMesh = Study.Mesh;
            if (CwMesh == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to get study mesh."false);
 
            CwMesh.Quality = 1;
            CwMesh.GetDefaultElementSizeAndTolerance(0, out el, out tl);
            errCode = Study.CreateMesh(0, el, tl);
            if (errCode != 0)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to create mesh."true);
 
            // Analyze study
            Debug.Print("Running analysis...");
            errCode = Study.RunAnalysis();
            if (errCode != 0)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Analysis failed."true);
 
            Debug.Print("Getting results...");
            CWResult = Study.Results;
            if (CWResult == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "No result object."false);
 
            // Get temperature at vertex
            Debug.Print("Getting temperature at vertex...");
            nStep = CWResult.GetMaximumAvailableSteps();
            Temp = CWResult.GetThermalForEntities(0, nStep, null, (varArray5), 2, out errCode);
            if (errCode != 0)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "No temperature result."true);
 
            // Save Thermal1 plot as eDrawing
            CWResult.SavePlotsAseDrawings("c:\\temp""ThermalPlot""Thermal1");
 
            // Export this study to the NASTRAN finite-element analysis program
            bApp = Study.ExportSimulationStudy("c:\\temp""ThermalStudyExport", (int)swsNastranExportOption_e.swsNastranExportOption_LongFixed, 0, 0, (int)swsStudyExportOption_e.swsStudyExportOption_Nastran, (int)swsNastranExportUnit_e.swsNastranExportUnit_IPS);
 
            // Rename the study
            bApp = StudyMngr.RenameStudyFromName("Thermal_One""TransientThermal");
 
            Debug.Print("Done!");
 
        }
 
        public void ErrorMsg(SldWorks swApp, string Message, bool EndTest)
        {
            swApp.SendMsgToUser2(Message, 0, 0);
            swApp.RecordLine("'*** WARNING - General");
            swApp.RecordLine("'*** " + Message);
            swApp.RecordLine("");
        }
 
 
        public void StringtoArray(string inputSTR, ref byte[] varEntity)
        {
            string[] PIDArray = null;
            byte[] PID = null;
            int i;
 
            // Parse string into an array
            PIDArray = inputSTR.Split(new char[] { ',' });
 
            //Convert string array to byte array
            int sizeArray = PIDArray.Length;
            PID = new byte[sizeArray];
 
            for (i = 0; i < PIDArray.Length; i++)
            {
                PID[i] = Convert.ToByte(PIDArray[i]);
            }
 
            varEntity = PID;
 
        }
 
 
        /// <summary>
        /// The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
        /// </summary>
 
        public SldWorks swApp;
 
    }
 
}



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