- Specify element temperatures, or modify or delete previously defined temperatures for thermal analysis.
From the main menu, select [Load] tab > [Type : Temperature] > [Temperature Loads] group > [Element Temp.]
Element Temperatures dialog box
Load Case Name
Select a load case from the load case selection field. Click the ... button to the right to prompt the "Static Load Cases" dialog box to add load cases or modify/delete previously defined load cases.
Load Group Name
Select the load group, which will include the element temperature loads. Click the ... button to the right to prompt the "Define Load Group" dialog box to add/modify/delete Load Group Names.
Add : New or additional element temperature
Replace : Replace previously defined element temperature
Delete : Delete previously defined element temperature
Enter the element temperature.
It displays the entered initial temperature. Click the ... button to the right to change the initial temperature in the "Structure Type" dialog box.
Final Temperature : Final element temperature
The temperature difference between the initial temperature and the final element temperature is applied as the temperature load.