Defining control points

  1. Select Settings > Control Points.

    The Control Points dialog opens.

    Control Points dialog 

    Figure 42. Control Points dialog

  2. Specify the point coordinates in the input fields r and z.


    Specify the *.pro file containing the coordinates.

  3. Check whether the position of the control point is Absolute or Relative and, if relative, specify the reference r- and z- coordinates.

  4. If Relative is checked for coordinates, it will also be applied to temperature!

    Specify the value for temperature at that point.

  5. Click on Add, if the control point is new.


    Click on Change, if you changed a control point.

  6. Click on Apply or press Enter to apply the changes, and click on Close to close the dialog.


    Click on OK to apply the changes and to close the dialog.

The control point is displayed as red cross in the drawing. You can control the position of any control point by selecting it.


If the specified control point is not identical to a mesh point, CrysMAS will choose the closest mesh point (indicated by an arrow).


If both types of the mesh, structured and unstructured, are available in vicinity of the control point, then the control point will be attached to the closest node either on the structured or on the unstructured mesh. The solution of the inverse thermal problem doesn't depend on the kind of the numerical mesh the control point is attached with.


In the case of the overlapped structured and unstructured mesh the enthalpy equation is being solved always on the structured mesh, therefore the control point inside is attached with a node of the structured mesh.

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