VIEW FACTOR heat transfer

  1. hello
    i need to understand "view factor" in heat transfer(radiation),
    can any one give me some documents that has some description
    about "view factor"?
  2. jcsd
  3. In layman's terms, the view factor is a just a coefficient that is used to account for radiative heat transfer only having an affect on a portion of the surface area of an object. This is usually caused by geometry or obstructions between the receiving surface and the source.
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