Heat Capacitor

Lumped thermal element storing heat

 Description The Heat Capacitor component models a generic ideal heat capacity, where no geometry is assumed beyond the volume and the temperature is uniform for the entire mass. The heat capacity is assumed to be constant, that is, independent of the temperature.
 Equations $C\stackrel{.}{T}={Q}_{\mathrm{flow}}$

Variables

 Name Units Description Modelica ID $T$ $K$ Temperature of element T

Connections

 Name Description Modelica ID $\mathrm{port}$ port

Parameters

 Name Default Units Description Modelica ID $C$ $\frac{J}{K}$ Heat capacity of part C

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