Abstract

An improved Moving Particle Semi-implicit method is presented to simulate heat conduction with temperature-dependent thermal conductivity. Based on Taylor expansion, a modified Laplacian operator is proposed, and its accuracy in irregular particle distributions is verified. Two problems are considered:(1) heat conduction in a 1D slab and (2) heat conduction in a perforated sector with different boundary conditions. Consistent results with a mesh-based method are obtained, and the feasibility of the proposed method for heat conduction simulation with temperature-dependent conductivity is demonstrated.

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