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Modelling lightning strike heat/ damage

Modelling lightning strike heat/ damage

Modelling lightning strike heat/ damage

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Hello,

I am currently working on a project that involves learning how to model a typical lightning striking a composite plate, which I wish to use Ansys to solve.

I have looked at other research papers which show it can be done but I don't know the software well so I am not sure how to apply it to the software. I firstly want to emulate a similar experiment then I can move on to my own research. I am interested in the damage/ heat and not the field effect or likely strike location.

Does anyone have any experience in EMH/ lightning modelling or electrical/ joule heating that relates to Ansys or know of any tutorials in this area?

Thanks!

Paul

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