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Re: [EnergyPlus_Support] Problem with result Surface Ext Solar Incident[W/m2]
i did try changing it before but the simulation crush.
--- "Michael J. Witte" <mjwitte@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Regarding the incident solar on the building. The
> problem is with the
> "TransSchedShadowSurf" field on the shading
> surfaces. This schedule is the
> transmittance of the shading surface, so a value of
> zero is opaque and a value
> of 1 is transparent. All of the shading surfaces
> have a schedule of 1.0, so
> the shading surfaces have no impact. Change the
> schedule to be 0.0, and you
> should see the impact of the change in height.
> On 14 Aug 2004, at 10:56, Linda Lawrie wrote:
> > At 10:46 AM 8/14/2004, Soon Boon (Clarence) wrote:
> > >The Surface Ext Solar
> > >Incident[W/m2] value came out to be unstable as i
> change the vertex
> > >direction. Meaning my surface geometry is key as
> lower left corner CW
> > >but when i key the vertex of the wall in a wrong
> direction it give me
> > >a different value.
> > Yes, that is "as designed" -- if the surface is
> facing a different
> > direction (outward normal of the surface), then
> you will quite likely get a very
> > different result.
> > >another problem was even when i got the right
> direction of the
> > >vertex, the value of 2nd floor compare to 13th
> floor the value are
> > >the same, which i think there should be a
> > Not sure that this one should be different --
> depends on location,
> > etc. Incident angle from the sun (which is a long
> distance away) may make very
> > little difference to a building between stories --
> but we're certainly willing
> > to look at it if you send your input file (to
> linda@xxxxxxxxxx or to
> > energyplus-support@xxxxxxxx)
> > Linda
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> Michael J. Witte, GARD Analytics, Inc.
> EnergyPlus Testing and Support
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