Effective Radiative Properties of a Cylinder Array

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Chongshan Zhang, Abraham Kribus

Environmental Sciences and Energy Research Dept., Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot 76100, Israel

Rami Ben-Zvi

Solar Facilities Unit, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot 76100, Israel

J. Heat Transfer 124(1), 198-200 (Aug 20, 2001) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1423317 History: Received September 01, 2000; Revised August 20, 2001
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Geometry of the cylinder array
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Anisotropic extinction coefficient as a function of polar and azimuthal angles: (a) ordinate resolution 4×4 and (b) ordinate resolution 16×8.
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(a) Phase function of incident ordinates 3π/8<θ<π/2,π/4<ϕ<3π/8, ordinate resolution 16×8; and (b) cross-section in the outgoing direction 3π/8<θ<π/2.
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Benchmark results: convergence of errors in absorbed power with number of ordinates, for (a) absorbing cylinders, (b) reflecting cylinders (scattering medium), and (c) absorbing and reflecting cylinders



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