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Installation Instructions
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** Installing a solver patch for NX:
* Copy the patch to the nxcae_extras directory and extract the solver files
** Installing a solver patch for FEMAP:
* Copy the patch to the FEMAP installation directory and extract the solver files
** Note: To preserve the original tmg solver files, rename the tmg directory before installing the patch.
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TMG Version 2019.1.11
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** Bug
* [TF-6244] - Nodal temperatrues were not calculated right
* [TF-6374] - Incorrect average solid temperature
* [TF-6375] - heat loads with thermostat not considered by TMG
* [TF-6376] - Radiation request does not progress correctly
* [TF-6385] - Solution Hangs
* [TF-6404] - RFR Screen summary reports.
* [TF-6408] - Orbit Visualizer crashing when defining orbits with Sun-Planet vectors in FEMAP
* [TF-6410] - Time dependent boundary condition computes weird results on non-uniform multilayer shell
* [TF-6489] - Clean up warning messages in restart
* [TF-6612] - Stack Layer - Coupling to layers not written to INPF file
** New Feature
* [TF-6201] - Interface resistance support with PARAM FEMCOND
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TMG Version 2019.1.10
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** Bug
* [TF-5819] - Overflow error in POWER module
* [TF-6036] - problme mthode rayonnement
* [TF-6168] - Unexpected fluid temperature with stream reversal
* [TF-6187] - Negative density has occured in Properties Manager
* [TF-6202] - RE() plugin function seems to interpret the angular velocity argument as degrees, not radians
** New Feature
* [TF-4332] - Avoid recreation of octree for thermal couplings in VUFAC
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TMG Version 2019.1.9
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** Bug
* [TF-4179] - IR_9147058
* [TF-6064] - Incorrect convective thickness for chocking elements
* [TF-6123] - Licensing issue with Femap and .ini file.
* [TF-6176] - VSTS 20922 - Relative temperature reference frame provides incorrect metal tempe
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TMG Version 2019.1.8
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** Bug
* [TF-4658] - Confusion with element IDs: Thermal BC applied to solid elements in pure flow environment
* [TF-4819] - Negative velocity not supported in inlet BC
* [TF-4841] - NX2TMG: Incorrect warning message for a laminar flow model with only slip walls
* [TF-5089] - NX2TMG crashes sporadically in multiphysics model with 2D axisymmetric and 3D elements
* [TF-5173] - Recirculation loop with fan control type thermostat didn t work
* [TF-5612] - Deactivation set on chocking elements gives "*** NX2TMG Assertion failed ***
* [TF-5662] - Incomplete field data for EXPTAB tables
* [TF-5812] - Temperature Mapping Intersection Error
* [TF-5819] - Overflow error in POWER module
* [TF-5847] - NXTMG452 gives incorrect results on emt26
* [TF-5861] - ANALYZ crashes when thermal coupling is present
* [TF-5927] - No radiation with internal line between plane stress-plane stress
* [TF-5935] - Tabular Spatial Time Varying BC Applied to Fine Mesh
* [TF-6016] - Fatal error in DATACH when using a time varying ambient temperature
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TMG Version 2019.1.7
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** Bug
* [TF-5788] - Missing Entry in advanced Catalog
* [TF-5793] - Issue with NX parellel processing
* [TF-5805] - Primary and/or Secondary Area of thermal coupling have 0 reported area in log file if applied on axisymmetric edge
* [TF-5825] - Higher temperatures than expected in model with variable fluid properties
* [TF-5848] - Convection avec les modles axisymtriques Thermal/Flow (version1847.136525)
* [TF-5882] - HEMIVIEW crash in Linux but not Windows
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TMG Version 2019.1.6
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** Bug
* [TF-4694] - verification of the coupled restart
* [TF-4956] - Perfect thermal contact issue
* [TF-5154] - Validation case VVC9 crashes when run on 4 processors
* [TF-5293] - Incorrect heat flow reported in log file
* [TF-5388] - MonteCarlo not converging to coherent results with increased rays
* [TF-5402] - Seeing Double: Cutin/Cutoff Temperature Printouts get Sent Twice per Trigger
* [TF-5599] - Bring back mixing length turbulence initialization if user specified automatic initialization
* [TF-5613] - Model with solar heating and large element labels fails in Vufac
* [TF-5634] - Parallel VUFAC is Crashing in Head Lamp Model
* [TF-5639] - Solution stops with Monte Carlo
* [TF-5649] - VTIME61, VTIME62 and VTIME74
* [TF-5665] - Simulation with element associated data fails in nx2tmg
* [TF-5678] - Incorrect htc and convective thickness values for plane stress (constant thickness) with multiple instances
* [TF-5705] - PS-Axi Internal line is written as plane stress in the INPF
* [TF-5733] - Multiphysics model crashes on thermal enclosure initialization
* [TF-5736] - The previous timestep time is sent to Nastran
* [TF-5794] - Multiphysics model errors out/hangs at VUFAC
** New Feature
* [TF-5577] - Thermal solver enhancement to support temperature-dependent Density in solid material
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TMG Version 2019.1.5
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** Bug
* [TF-4919] - FSI: embedded flow surface only convects from one side
* [TF-5033] - New flow surface algorithm issue in the muffler activity
* [TF-5034] - New flow surface algorithm issue in the cpu_cooler activity
* [TF-5292] - NX SST\\ Error posting readv.
* [TF-5346] - unexpected plot for the convective thickness
* [TF-5454] - Multiphysics solution crashes due to fatal convective BCs
* [TF-5459] - End time based on temparture is not responsive
* [TF-5479] - Another flow deadlock
* [TF-5494] - Multispectral solution with Montecarlo crashes in GRAYB module
** New Feature
* [TF-5614] - NX2TMG reaction work to changing NX/Simcenter versin number in the xml
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TMG Version 2019.1.4
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** Bug
* [TF-5045] - parallel processing fails for multiple computers on NIECE
* [TF-5186] - Need to use the ideal gas law for density calculation in fan planar head loss calculation
* [TF-5281] - XML Input Deck is working with NX 9 but fails win NX12 ans NX1847
* [TF-5339] - Crash in Analyzer at iteration99
* [TF-5382] - Unexpected Thermal results change when we move elements in space
* [TF-5385] - Revisit some turbulence schemes initialization.
* [TF-5387] - Solver crashes at "screen processing"
* [TF-5390] - Error due to fan curve
* [TF-5397] - Restart issue using oppenheim/revers offset, and /or radiation enclosure with radiative environment
* [TF-5404] - Missing load cases in the MP-Mapping solution
* [TF-5429] - FEMAP2019.1 - NX2TMG - FATAL ERROR 1795
* [TF-5456] - Model converges with NX 9 but not with SC12 and later
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TMG Version 2019.1.3
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** Bug
* [TF-4679] - Improve group to group reports efficiency
* [TF-5071] - NXTMG526 and NXTMG529 (multihost QA's) fail in working
* [TF-5156] - Include file issue at MEREL module on Windows
* [TF-5183] - NX2TMG - Recirculation loop with fan control type thermostat didn t work
* [TF-5219] - Table of fields does not get written to INPF
* [TF-5250] - The RSLTPOST time for Refresh results is very high
* [TF-5287] - Ring model crashes at COND
* [TF-5315] - Incorrect nodal convective area factor in post
* [TF-5340] - IR 9345469 - mapping thermal loads to structural model gets errors
* [TF-5389] - Open a case number for IR 9345469 - mapping thermal loads to structural model gets errors
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TMG Version 2019.1.2
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** Bug
* [TF-3331] - Solid Blockage error with NIECE
* [TF-4179] - IR_9147058
* [TF-4697] - Divergence with Parallel Solver
* [TF-4741] - TransientDriver::GetTimeStepInfo(): Invalid timeStep size! error for a MP-TFS solution
* [TF-4848] - Activity: Model an exhaust system failed in NX2TMG
* [TF-4945] - Model with convecting surfaces fails in partitioner in SC12
* [TF-5004] - Static Pressure BC: Pressure measured at inlet in post-processing differs from assigned value
* [TF-5056] - Relative Temperature extrapolated incorrectly at the ends of a boundary condition
* [TF-5098] - IR8405622\\Orbital heating\\ enable periodic convergence issue
* [TF-5099] - Coupled Thermal-Flow problem has extremely long run-time when running thermal solver in parallel
* [TF-5199] - Model with convecting surfaces fails in partitioner in SC12
** New Feature
* [TF-4572] - Upgrade Qt from 4.8 to 5.9 for tmgexec.qt4 and xcsmon.qt4
* [TF-4651] - Upgrade minor TMG modules from Qt 4.8 to 5.9
* [TF-4914] - Support C user-written subroutines
* [TF-5002] - Implement NIECE-like asserts in linear solver framework
* [TF-5158] - RSLTPOST results distribution and heat flux output performance
* [TF-5176] - Fortran IO performance issue in RSLTPOST dll
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TMG Version 2019.1.1
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** Bug
* [TF-3401] - Initial conditions not considered in thermal-flow coupled solution with thermal off (Niece used)
* [TF-3661] - Preprocessor writes WALL_FUNCTION tag for Laminar Viscosity model when wall treament is set to SLIP
* [TF-4122] - EPS, OMG and TKE values are zero in flow.fli, when automatic initial fluid turbulence constraint is used.
* [TF-4130] - Wrong EPS values in flow.fli- local initial turbulence characteristics with eddy=0.
* [TF-4362] - MP hangs (does not issue appropriate messaging) when NX2TMG issues a fatal error
* [TF-4491] - Capturing NX2TMG errors in the err file for regular thermal/flow environments
* [TF-4549] - GTAC Escalation to MAYA IR9274696
* [TF-4574] - Look for more VUFAC optimization for thermal-flow coupled models.
* [TF-4627] - Reduce memory consumption in Vufac - phase 2
* [TF-4698] - NX solution with a porous blockage fails to converge
* [TF-4726] - Long time spent in Table interpolation and BC updates
* [TF-4738] - Orbit Visualizer: Spam clickling Ascending Node Button renders Zoom functionality irrelevant
* [TF-4740] - SC13.318, 401--Thermal solver stops working
* [TF-4742] - The "Partitioning" is very slow
* [TF-4769] - Incorrect stream inlet fluid temperature
* [TF-4770] - Thermal load not activated in model with chained articulation
* [TF-4787] - Radiation request messaging in VUFAC is different between tmgver12 and tmgver2019.1 for identical model
* [TF-4788] - Montecarlo is used in place of Deterministic for radiation request applied to internal edges between axisymmetric and thin shell meshes
* [TF-4802] - GRAYB takes too long when using Gebhardt method
* [TF-4805] - NX2TMG: Convert FATAL ERROR 1884 to a WARNING instead
* [TF-4822] - Reduce memory consumption in Vufac - phase 3
* [TF-4852] - incorrect turbulent viscosity
* [TF-4872] - Incosistent Restart Messaging
* [TF-4878] - Restart does not work if there is a coupled thermal-flow solution without flow mesh and BCs
* [TF-4885] - Large thermal flow structural multiphysics solution stalls in pre-processing
* [TF-4887] - Error about vent BC vs time makes no sense
* [TF-4891] - Unexpected xTEMPF file is written out in periodic convergence runs
* [TF-4917] - Use hard-coded parameter for MpLaunch call for Nastran (in MP)
* [TF-4933] - Reducing expression evaluation for MP models
* [TF-4960] - Femap12: TMG Executive menu problem
* [TF-4963] - Monitor Viewer Crashing
* [TF-4971] - Temperatures at the end of Solution 1 and beginning of Solution 2 are different when initializing a transient Solution 2 from Solution 1
* [TF-4973] - TMG UI not working properly
* [TF-5033] - New flow surface algorithm issue in the muffler activity
** New Feature
* [TF-1326] - model condensation away from the walls
* [TF-3046] - Adding overcast condition and new solar heating variable
* [TF-4367] - Clean up femlib from NIECE and make it a separate library
* [TF-4388] - Verify finite elements formulation for axisym linear and parabolic triangles and quads
* [TF-4525] - Output convective area factor
* [TF-4563] - Create a document summarizing FE formulation
* [TF-4593] - Transfer the fatal error from Thermal to MP log
* [TF-4681] - Put the NX2TMG error in .err file for MP environment
* [TF-4794] - NX2TMG: Add restart information to the log file
* [TF-4859] - Problems with cylindrical streams
* [TF-4970] - Improvements within the iterative calculations done in the standard wall function
** Task
* [TF-4721] - Investigate where most of run time is consumed in NX2TMG