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Studies of Parallelism and Performance Enhancements of Computing View Factor for Satellite Thermal Analysis
Kim, Min-Ki;
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 Abstract
Parallelism and performance enhancement of calculating view factors in KSDS developed by KARI is introduced in this paper. View factor is an essential parameters of radiation thermal analysis for a spacecraft, and the amount of computation of them is not negligible. Especially, independent integration of view factors at each position of the orbit because the relative displace between solar panel and main body of a satellite varies with the position on the orbit. This paper introduces a range of parallelism of computing view factor and their performance, detection of obstructions by spatial search algorithm based on KD-Tree, and the reduction of the calculation of view factors of a satellite with relative motion between solar panel and main body, called updating fractional view factor matrix, for satellite thermal analysis.
 Keywords
KSDS;View Factor;OpenMP;KD-Tree;Updating Partial View Factor Matrix;
 Language
Korean
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