Configuration factor for element parallel to rectangle cfd1-2 -- Algorithm 3.14

The small area d1 is parallel to rectangle 2 and lies on a line perpendicular to one corner of the rectangle. The configuration factor can be used to compute the illuminance at a point on a surface facing a rectangular source or the mean illuminance from a small area source onto a rectangle.

Input

Parameters X & Y where
as in diagram

Equation

Note

Angles are expressed in radians

Source

Siegel(1).
References

1. Siegel R and Howell J R Thermal Radiation Heat Transfer (New York: McGraw Hill) (1972)


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