Thermal Desktop export supports all cell types that can be created in Pointwise for 3D grids. Grids are exported in the NASTRAN file format in ASCII
and Double precision.
Two physical types are supported for boundary and volume conditions: Isotropic Heat Transfer and Anisotropic Heat Transfer. These conditions
will be exported as MAT4 and MAT5 respectively.
Additionally, the ShellOrientation
, and WideFormat
solver attributes can be defined for exported files in
CAE, Set Solver Attributes, Thermal Desktop