WIT Press


Time Dependent 3D Heat Radiation Calculation In High Temperature Furnaces

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/HT040291

Volume

46

Pages

10

Published

2004

Size

432 kb

Author(s)

C. Weichmann, R. Backofen & A. Voigt

Abstract

We present fully 3D calculations for time dependent processes in high temperature furnaces. A mixed finite element approach is used for the coupled simulation of heat conduction in the massive parts of the furnace and heat radiation between its surfaces. The view factors are calculated by the hemicube method and the visibility between surface patches is determined using the z-buffer of the graphics card. The 3D results are compared in an rotational symmetric setting with two-dimensional simulations. Keywords: heat radiation, heat conduction, high temperature furnaces, computer simulation, hemicube algorithm, radiosity, 3D, time dependence. 1 High temperature furnaces High temperature treatment of materials is one of the key technologies for material production and their improvement. Even if materials properties are determi

Keywords