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A novel teaching program for inter-surface radiation exchange

  The present article describes a possible pedagogical approach for delivering a module in inter-surface radiation exchange that will encompass the following applications and will also lend to other potential applications which may be identified by the reader: (i) building heating and cooling load, and (ii) energy balance of solar thermal air-and water collectors. The basic cases for inter-surface radiation exchange that are presented here are: (a) surfaces that may share a common edge, i.e. surfaces or extension of surfaces that are at an angle to each other, and (b) parallel surfaces. This article will not only present solutions to the above-mentioned problems but will also be accompanied by MS-Excel/VBA codes for readers' use.

  • Type:

    Article

  • Date:

    25 September 2016

  • Publication Status:

    Published

  • Library of Congress:

    TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering

  • Dewey Decimal Classification:

    621.47 Solar-energy enineering

  • Funders:

    Edinburgh Napier Funded

Citation

Muneer, T., & Ivanova, S. (2016). A novel teaching program for inter-surface radiation exchange. Educational Alternatives, 14, 357-366

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Keywords

radiation exchange; solar energy; engineering and architectural pedagogy; MS- Excel/VBA

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