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PROP_THERMAL

Material properties
*PROP_THERMAL
"Optional title"
tid, $\alpha_T$, $C_p$, $\lambda$, $k$, $T_{ref}$

Parameter definition

VariableDescription
tid Unique thermal property identification number
$\alpha_T$ Heat expansion coefficient or ID of a CURVE defining $\alpha_T(T)$
options: constant, fcn
default: 0
$C_p$ Heat capacity or ID of a CURVE defining $C_p(T)$
options: constant, fcn
default: 0
$\lambda$ Heat conductivity or ID of a CURVE defining $\lambda(T)$
options: constant, fcn
default: 0
$k$ Plastic work heat conversion factor
default: 0.9
$T_{ref}$ Reference temperature for thermal expansion

Description

Thermal property command. It is to be referenced from a material command.