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126.96.36.199 Convective Heat Flux
A convective heat flux can be defined to a surface that is cooled (or heated) by exposure to an ambient temperature.
<surface_load type="convective_heatflux" surface="surf1"> <Ta lc="1">1.0</Ta> <hc>1.0</hc> </surface_load>
The hc parameter defines the heat transfer coefficient. The ambient temperature is defined by the Ta parameter. It takes an optional load curve defined through the lc attribute. The value parameter with the surface_data attribute can be defined to define a different temperature value for each surface facet (Section 3.8.1↑).