TECHNICAL PAPERS: Radiative Heat Transfer

The Application of an Inverse Formulation in the Design of Boundary Conditions for Transient Radiating Enclosures

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Hakan Ertürk, Ofodike A. Ezekoye, John R. Howell

Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712-1063

J. Heat Transfer 124(6), 1095-1102 (Dec 03, 2002) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1513574 History: Received September 14, 2001; Revised June 10, 2002; Online December 03, 2002
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The flowchart of the solution algorithm
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The geometry of the furnace
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Desired design surface temperature history
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The change in solution accuracy with the CG-step used and time step size
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The geometry of the furnace for the modified case
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The temperatures of thirty heater strips along the heating process for the problem with reflector surfaces having ε=0.5
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The temperatures of thirty heater strips along the heating process for the furnace geometry displayed in Fig. 9.
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The errors based on design surface temperature and the design specification
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The temperatures of thirty heater strips along the heating process
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The necessary power input for thirty heater strips
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The L-curve, variation of the solution norm with residual norm for time step 665




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