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Webinar: Curved Elements Just for Thermal Engineers

Flat finite elements require a lot of tiny facets to wrap around curved shapes without losing mass or surface area, even when the temperature gradients aren't large enough to justify all those elements. Finite differences can't handle complex geometry such as a hole in a plate. 

CRTech developed a super-parametric element that meets the specialized needs of a thermal engineer: Curved Elements. This webinar will introduce you to Curved Elements, including verification work and quantification of the improvements you'll see in speed and accuracy. 

Webinar: Introducing OpenTD

Tuesday May 21, 2019, 2pm MT (1pm PT, 4pm ET)

If you are an advanced user with programming skills, or a third-party application developer, you'll want to learn about OpenTD. OpenTD allows you to automate many of the tasks currently performed interactively using Thermal Desktop's Graphical User Interface (GUI). OpenTD gives you the tools to programmatically create, query, edit, delete, and run models. You can use any .NET language to interact with OpenTD (C#, VB .NET, F#, etc.) or any system that can load .NET assemblies such as Matlab or Python.

Click here to register for the OpenTD webinar