Heat transfer coefficient#

The heat transfer coefficient is the proportionality constant that links the heat flow to the temperature difference using the equation [1]. Use the heat transfer coefficient for links with distributed interfaces.

\[Q = HTC * A * (T_2 - T_1) \quad [1]\]




Heat flow



Heat transfer coefficient



Surface area



Environmental temperature



Surface temperature




Define the name of the link property.

Physics type#

Shows if the link property is mechanical or thermal.

Property type#

Shows the link property type.

Heat transfer coefficient#

Define the value of the heat transfer coefficient applied to a link. Enter the value [W/m2/K].