Thunderhead Engineering Forum

Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
Advanced search  

News:

Forum moved to https://forum.thunderheadeng.com

Show Posts

This section allows you to view all posts made by this member. Note that you can only see posts made in areas you currently have access to.

Messages - Gary

Pages: [1]
1
PyroSim / Tenability within Means of Escape
« on: November 11, 2018, 12:38:08 pm »
I have a scenario where I am trying to measure the radiative heat transfer and subsequent tenability within an open plan apartment and the relationship between cooking facilities and the means of escape.

I have inserted a slice file within Pyrosim which measures radiation loss however the units at Kw/m3 and not Kw/m2 therefore perhaps I am measuring the wrong parameter.

I am considering using a hand calculation where:

q=Stefan-boltzman constant x T(absolute temp in Kelvin) x A (area of emitting body)

Would the forum agree this is the correct formula or is there another formula to prove that the radiative heat does not exceed 2.5Kw/m2?

If anyone has used this formula, is the temperature measured at the source of at the various points along the MoE?

2
PyroSim / Door & Window Leakage
« on: September 11, 2017, 05:08:33 am »
I want to simulate leakage through a door. I am currently using a 200 x 200 x 200 mesh due to the size of area being analysed.
I do recall there was a way to do this however it has been sometime since I used pyrosim.
many thanks.

3
PyroSim / Rendering an image
« on: April 29, 2016, 11:28:01 am »
I am trying to grab a picture in Smokeview which I understand is called rendering.
I am using pyrosim on a trial basis - is there something that stops me from rendering a picture during the trial??
Is there any other way I can grab an image from Smokeview?

Pages: [1]