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Novice February 6, 2009 04:01

Surface integrals report: incident radiation
 
hi All

I want to model radiation through a lamp, which is placed inside a cylinder parallel to the longitudinal axis of the cylinder. I have defined the Irradiance on the lamp surface for example 300(W/mē) in the Discrete Ordinates(DO) model. After running several iterations; when i have checked the incident radiation on the lamp surface(Report->SurfaceIntegrals->Areaweighted ave->Incidentradiation), its showng a different value (for ex. 400 W/mē). Can anyone pls explain me what does it mean by Incident radiation in FLUENT. And what is wrong in my case.

thanks in advance


avi May 12, 2009 06:29

did you look at surface incident radiation quantity instead of incident radiation?

Pipiola August 11, 2009 15:51

I have a very similar problem, what was the reason??


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