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Pre-Analysis & Start-Up

Pre-Analysis

Using ohm’s Law  the voltage drop along the wire is calculated to be 0.1 volts. The resistivity is also calculated using the equation which is calculated to be . We are now ready to begin the simulation.

Start-Up

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Now that the pre-calculations are finished, we are ready to begin the simulation in ANSYS AIM. Open ANSYS AIM by going to Start > All Apps > ANSYS 18.2 > ANSYS AIM 18.2. Once starting page has opened, select the Electric Conduction template as shown below.


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