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Thermal Conductor

Lumped thermal element transporting heat without storing it

 Description The Thermal Conductor component models a heat transfer element that transports heat without storing it.
 Equations ${Q}_{\mathrm{flow}}=G\cdot \mathrm{dT}$

Variables

 Symbol Units Description Modelica ID ${Q}_{\mathrm{flow}}$ $W$ Heat flow rate from port a to port b Q_flow $\mathrm{dT}$ $K$ Temperature difference between port a and port b dT $G$ $\frac{W}{K}$ Constant thermal conductance of material G $\mathrm{T__a}$ $K$ Temperature of port a $\mathrm{T__b}$ $K$ Temperature of port b

Connections

 Name Units Condition Description Modelica ID $\mathrm{port_a}$ Thermal port a port_a $\mathrm{port_b}$ Thermal port b port_b

Parameters

 Symbol Default Units Description Modelica ID $A$ $1$ ${m}^{2}$ Area of the contact surface between nodes A $L$ $1$ $m$ Distance between nodes L $\mathrm{Material}$ $\mathrm{SolidPropertyData}$ $-$ Solid material property data Material $\frac{W}{m\cdot K}$ Material.k is the thermal conductivity of the material Material.k $\frac{J}{\mathrm{kg}\cdot K}$ Material.cp is the specific heat capacity of the material Material.cp $\frac{\mathrm{kg}}{{m}^{3}}$ Material.rho is the density of the material Material.rho

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