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Re: [EnergyPlus_Support] Strange error

Your middle two coordinates are identical.  Thus the dot product fails.

If you want/need a triangular window, remove one of the middle coordinates.

At 04:06 PM 8/30/2012, Jeremiah Crossett wrote:

Anyone have ideas for this one> it was working fine and I changed an airflow setting then this> when I change back it does not go away...?

Program Version,EnergyPlus-64-MP, 8/30/2012 3:03 PM,IDD_Version
   ************* Beginning Zone Sizing Calculations
   ** Severe  ** CalcCoordinateTransformation: Invalid dot product, surface="FIN Left":
   **   ~~~   **  (  -3.745,  -3.638,   1.981)
   **   ~~~   **  (  -3.745,  -3.638,   0.975)
   **   ~~~   **  (  -3.745,  -3.638,   0.975)
   **   ~~~   **  (  -3.745,  -3.638,   1.981)
   **  Fatal  ** CalcCoordinateTransformation: Program terminates due to preceding condition.
   ...Summary of Errors that led to program termination:
   ..... Reference severe error count=1
   ..... Last severe error=CalcCoordinateTransformation: Invalid dot product, surface="FIN Left":
   ************* Warning:  Node connection errors not checked - most system input has not been read (see previous warning).
   ************* Fatal error -- final processing.  Program exited before simulations began.  See previous error messages.
   ************* EnergyPlus Warmup Error Summary. During Warmup: 0 Warning; 0 Severe Errors.
   ************* EnergyPlus Sizing Error Summary. During Sizing: 0 Warning; 1 Severe Errors.
   ************* EnergyPlus Terminated--Fatal Error Detected. 0 Warning; 1 Severe Errors; Elapsed Time=00hr 00min  0.86sec

Jeremiah D. Crossett
| Senior Analyst  |  Phase Change Energy Solutions
120 E. Pritchard St.  | Asheboro, NC 27203  | Mobile 503-688-8951


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