How to design heat exchangers for additive manufacturing
Published on April 10, 2020
Key Software Capabilities
- Topology optimization
By combining additive manufacturing with advanced engineering design software, you can develop compact heat exchangers with superior performance and reliability.
A unique capability of AM is its ability to construct intricate lattice structures. More specifically, Triply Periodic Minimal Surface (TPMS) lattices, like the gyroid, are an ideal candidate for designing heat exchanger cores. This video covers the basic steps required to design a heat exchanger using nTop.
Watch this video to learn how to:
- Develop heat exchangers with gyroid cores for additive manufacturing.
- Define inputs to variably drive the design parameters based on product definition and requirements
- Generate the fluid domains required to perform validation and verification
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