Document Structure

To facilitate an easy access to the information, the documentation sections correspond to the CrysMAS structure.



General Information

Starting the program.

Features of the general user interface.

Navigating in CrysMAS.

Geometry Mode

Drawing and modifying the furnace geometry.

Importing a *.dxf file.

Setting symmetry.

Material Mode

Defining and assigning materials.

Handling the material database.

Simulation Mode: Settings

Labeling regions and lines.

Defining properties for the unstructured mesh.

Generation of the block structure and of the structured mesh. Defining properties for the structured mesh.

Defining moving regions for time-dependent computation.

Defining boundaries, heaters and control points.

Specifying physical phenomena and initial values.

Specifying of the regions with the anisotropic conduction aligned with the shape of them (e.g. pBN crucible)

Definition of the generic chemical model: species, reactions and special boundary conditions.

Simulation Mode: Computation

Selecting a time model.

Specifying computation parameters.

Generating the mesh.

Computing view factors.

Starting the computation.

Simulation Mode: Variables

List of variable groups and variables which CrysMAS can compute.

Simulation Mode: Visualization and Analysis

Determining visualization features for the left and right sides of the furnace.

Options for visualization of the numerical mesh.

Visualization of the computation results.

Specifying range of data for export.

Evaluation of the heat fluxes at the interfaces.

Export of the thermal data for crystal.


How to compute specific tasks.

Menus and Dialogs

Overview of all menus and dialogs in CrysMAS.


Navigational aids.

Units and file information.

Frequently asked questions.