FEATool Multiphysics  v1.15.5
Finite Element Analysis Toolbox
ex_resistive_heating2.m File Reference

Description

EX_RESISTIVE_HEATING2 Resistive heating in a conducting plate.

[ FEA, OUT ] = EX_RESISTIVE_HEATING2( VARARGIN ) Nonlinear heating in a conductive plate with a time periodic current and temperature dependent resistivity. Accepts the following property/value pairs.

Input       Value/{Default}        Description
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ischeme     scalar 1{2}            Time stepping scheme (1=BE, 2=CN)
sfun        string {sflag1}        Shape function
iplot       scalar 0/{1}           Plot solution (=1)
                                                                                  .
Output      Value/(Size)           Description
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fea         struct                 Problem definition struct
out         struct                 Output struct

Code listing

 cOptDef = { 'ischeme',  2;
             'sfun',     'sflag1';
             'iplot',    1;
             'tol',      [0.03, 0.07, 0.01];
             'fid',      1 };
 [got,opt] = parseopt(cOptDef,varargin{:});
 fid       = opt.fid;

% 2D geometry.
 p = [-0.05 -0.025; 0 -0.025; 0 -0.005; 0.05 -0.005; 0.05 0.005;
      0 0.005; 0 0.025; -0.05 0.025; -0.05 0.015; -0.01 0.015; -0.01 0.005;
      -0.05 0.005; -0.05 -0.005; -0.01 -0.005; -0.01 -0.015; -0.05 -0.015];
 geom.objects{1} = gobj_polygon(p);

% 2D to 3D extrusion.
 geom = geom_extrude_face(geom, 'P1', 1, 1e-3, [0,0,1]);

 fea.sdim = {'x', 'y', 'z'};
 fea.geom.objects = geom.objects(2);

% Mesh generation.
 fea.grid = gridgen(fea, 'hmax', 0.0025, 'fid', fid);

% Physics mode for electric potential.
 fea = addphys(fea, @conductivemediadc);
 fea.phys.dc.sfun = {opt.sfun};
 fea.phys.dc.eqn.coef{2,end} = {'s_coef*(1+0.0044*(T-20))'};   % Conductivity.

% Boundary conditions (time dependent input).
 fea.phys.dc.bdr.sel(4) = 1;
 fea.phys.dc.bdr.coef{2,end}{8} = '100/(0.01*0.001)*sin(2*pi*1*t+(10)/180*pi)';
 fea.phys.dc.bdr.coef{2,end}{12} = '100/(0.01*0.001)*sin(2*pi*1*t+(10-120)/180*pi)';
 fea.phys.dc.bdr.coef{2,end}{16} = '100/(0.01*0.001)*sin(2*pi*1*t+(10-240)/180*pi)';

% Heat transfer physics mode
 fea = addphys(fea, @heattransfer);
 fea.phys.ht.sfun = {opt.sfun};
 fea.phys.ht.eqn.coef{1,end} = {'rho_coef'};
 fea.phys.ht.eqn.coef{2,end} = {'c_coef'};
 fea.phys.ht.eqn.coef{3,end} = {'k_coef'};
 fea.phys.ht.eqn.coef{7,end} = {'P'};
 fea.phys.ht.bdr.sel(:) = 3;
 fea.phys.ht.bdr.sel(4) = 1;

% Constants and expressions.
 fea.expr = {'s_coef',   '1/1.58e-8';
             'rho_coef', '8900';
             'c_coef',   '385/10';
             'k_coef',   '391';
             'P', '(Vx^2+Vy^2+Vz^2)/(1.58e-8*(1+0.0044*(T-20)))'};

 fea = parsephys(fea);
 fea = parseprob(fea);

 [fea.sol.u,fea.sol.t] = solvetime(fea, 'dt', 0.3, 'tmax', 20, ...
                                   'maxnit', 5, 'ischeme', opt.ischeme, ...
                                   'fid', fid);


% Postprocessing.
 if( opt.iplot>0 )
   subplot(2,1,1)
   postplot( fea, 'surfexpr', 'V' )
   title( 'Electric potential, V')

   subplot(2,1,2)
   postplot( fea, 'surfexpr', 'T' )
   title( 'Temperature, T')
 end


% Error checking.
 [Vmin,Vmax] = minmaxsubd('V', fea);
 [Tmin,Tmax] = minmaxsubd('T', fea);

 ref = [-6.684e-3, 6.446e-3, 19.233];
 out.err = abs(ref - [Vmin,Vmax,Tmax])./abs(ref);
 out.pass = all(out.err <= opt.tol) & abs(Tmin)<1e-6;