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List Thermal

List results of the active thermal study.


  • Units . Sets the units to be used in listing.

  • Component . Sets the thermal component to be searched for extreme values. The default is to list values within 5% tolerance of the Absolute Max value. Click here for a list of available thermal components for listing.

  • Time Step Number . Sets the time step at which results are to be listed. Available for transient thermal analysis. Default step is 1 for steady state thermal analysis.

Advanced Options

  • Plane, Axis or Coordinate System . Select a reference plane, an axis, or a coordinate system to list stress. Used for directional components only.

  • Extremes . Check this option to search for extreme values.

    • Criterion . Sets the criterion for extreme results. Available list options are: Absolute Max, Algebraic Max, and Algebraic Min.

    • Sort by value. If checked, activates the sorting of the list.

    • List all values within. Sets the range of values to be listed. The default is to list values within 5% tolerance of the extreme value.

  • Range . Check this box to specify the desired range of nodes to be listed. Use this option to list values sequentially with node numbers. Enter the lowest and the highest node numbers.

List Set

Available only if Range is selected under Advanced Options.

  • Lists temperatures and gradients. Lists nodal temperature, the three components of temperature gradient , and the resultant temperature gradient

  • List heat flux. Lists the three components of heat flux  and the resultant heat flux

To list a thermal component with respect to a selected reference geometry:

  1. If needed, create the reference entity you want to use to list the desired thermal component.

Thermal components that are reference coordinate dependent are temperature gradients (excluding the resultant temperature gradient) and heat fluxes (excluding the resultant heat flux).

  1. Click Simulation, List Results, Thermal.

The List Thermal dialog box opens.

  1. Select the thermal component to list in Component.

  2. In the FeatureManager design tree, select the reference geometry you created in step 1.

Make sure that the reference entity you selected appears in the Plane, Axis or Coordinate System box under Advanced Options.

  1. Set the rest of the list options and click OK.

The List Results dialog box opens and a list of the selected thermal component appears. You can change the display units of the thermal quantity by selecting the desired units from the Units menu.

  1. Click Save.

 The Save As dialog box opens. You can save the list to an Excel file (*.csv) or as a plain text file (*.txt).

  1. Click Close.

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