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Types of Elements in Thermal
The types of elements that Creo Simulate creates vary according to the model type you selected. The elements Creo Simulate creates for each Thermal model type are:
2D Plane Strain and 2D Axisymmetric
2D Plane Stress
shell (quadrilateral or triangular)
solid (tetrahedra, bricks, and wedges)