cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Community Tip - You can subscribe to a forum, label or individual post and receive email notifications when someone posts a new topic or reply. Learn more! X

Add a feature for selecting the EXTERNAL surfaces of an assembly.

Add a feature for selecting the EXTERNAL surfaces of an assembly.

When adding radiation or heat flux loads on an assembly, there is no feature to allow for the selection of all EXTERNAL surfaces of the assembly.  One can only select "boundary" surfaces of each component, which results in the selection of a lot of interface surfaces which would not actually be exposed to radiation.  The only other option is to select each external surface individually, which can be very tedious for complex assemblies.

3 Comments
Patriot_1776
22-Sapphire I

Try shrinkwrap?

ptc-4521691
2-Guest

Thanks Frank.  That is a nice idea, but I don't think it would help when the assembly is comprised of parts of different materials.  I think a shrinkwrap assembly would allow for easy selection of all the boundary surfaces, but it would no longer be possible to assign different materials properties to each individual part.

olivierlp
Community Manager
Status changed to: Archived

Hello,

We are archiving your idea as part of a general review. This action is based on the age of your idea and the total number of votes received, as per this announcement.

You can always post a new idea with all the details required in the form.

Thank you for your participation.