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TITLE : Modeling of a table top control box

BY : CHAM Development Team

DATE : 1999

FOR : Demonstration case



This case represents a table top electronic box / control box. It consists of several heating components mounted on a printed circuit board with a steel base plate and a plastic cover. Natural convection is the cooling method with air passing through vents in the base, sides and top. Here, z-direction is aligned with gravity. This time the flow is treated as laminar and no radiation is included. The domain is enlarged so that the calculation boundaries are far away from the box and their effects on the results can be ignored.

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