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Need help with configuration factors

  1. Nov 23, 2006 #1
    I have a problem that involves finding the view factor for a open topped horizontal refrigeration display cabinet.

    I have found the configuration factor for a elemental element which is shown in the link below:


    But my problem is that i dont know how to find a summation of all the elemental areas. I think that i might have to apply stoke's theorem again but thats not really my strong point...

    Heres a couple more images so you can have a better idea of the problem. Thanks in advance

    http://img241.imageshack.us/img241/9397/untitledoc1.png [Broken]
    http://img167.imageshack.us/img167/9691/untitled2cy7.th.png [Broken]
    http://img227.imageshack.us/img227/8881/untitled3ab4.th.png [Broken]
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