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TECHNICAL PAPERS: Radiative Heat Transfer

Backward Monte Carlo Simulations in Radiative Heat Transfer

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Michael F. Modest

Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802

J. Heat Transfer 125(1), 57-62 (Jan 29, 2003) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1518491 History: Received October 18, 2001; Revised June 10, 2002; Online January 29, 2003
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Figures

Grahic Jump Location
Typical ray path in a backward Monte Carlo simulation
Grahic Jump Location
One-dimensional slab with normally incident collimated irradiation
Grahic Jump Location
Detector fluxes and required number of photon bundles (to achieve relative variance less than 2 percent) for one-dimensional slab with normally incident collimated irradiation
Grahic Jump Location
Detector fluxes and required number of photon bundles (to achieve relative variance less than 2 percent) for one-dimensional slab with internal point source

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