Solutions of Radiative Transfer for Nongray Gases within a 3-D Cylindrical Enclosure

  • Park, Won-Hee (Department of Mechanical engineering Chung-Ang University) ;
  • Jung, Hyun-Sung (Department of Mechanical engineering Chung-Ang University) ;
  • Kim, Tae-Kuk (Department of Mechanical engineering Chung-Ang University)
  • Published : 2002.05.30


In multi-dimensional systems, various solution schemes for radiative transfer are suggested but the applicabilities and accuracies of these schemes have not yet fully tested due to the lack of reference solutions especially for nongray gases. In this paper we present some precise radiative transfer solutions for a black walled 3-dimensional cylindrical system filled with nongray gases having uniform temperature and concentration. The ray-tracing method with the $T_N$ quadrature set and the SNB model are used to obtain the radiative transfer solutions by the nongray gases. The solutions presented in this paper are proved to be quite accurate and can be regarded as the reference solutions for the radiative transfer by nongray gases.


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