Solution of the radiative transfer problems in two-dimensional participating cylindrical medium with isotropic scattering using the SKN approximation

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Doner N., ALTAÇ Z.

9th International Conference on Advanced Computational Methods in Heat Transfer, Ashurst, United Kingdom, 01 July 2006, vol.53, pp.109-111 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 53
  • Doi Number: 10.2495/ht060111
  • City: Ashurst
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Page Numbers: pp.109-111
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


The SKN, (Synthetic Kernel) approximation is applied to a two-dimensional homogeneous cylindrical participating medium with isotropic scattering. The SKN equations are tested against benchmark problems consisting of cold homogeneous participating medium. The solutions are compared with those obtained by various methods available in the literature. The SK3 approximation results for geometries of very large and very small aspect ratios are in excellent agreement with those of benchmark solutions. The SK3 solutions with moderate aspect ratios are accurate within several percent.