Radiation Matrix Method

These AUX12 commands are used to calculate radiation view factors and to create a radiation substructure for the Radiation Matrix method.

Mapdl.emis([mat, evalu])

Specifies emissivity as a material property for the Radiation Matrix

Mapdl.geom([k2d, ndiv])

Defines the geometry specifications for the radiation matrix


Specifies that radiation matrices are to be printed.


Defines a space node for radiation using the Radiation Matrix method.

Mapdl.vtype([nohid, nzone])

Specifies the viewing procedure used to determine the form factors for


Writes the radiation matrix file.