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Title: User manual for SPLASH (Single Panel Lamp and Shroud Helper).

Abstract

The radiant heat test facility develops test sets providing well-characterized thermal environments, often representing fires. Many of the components and procedures have become standardized to such an extent that the development of a specialized design tool to determine optimal configurations for radiant heat experiments was appropriate. SPLASH (Single Panel Lamp and Shroud Helper) is that tool. SPLASH is implemented as a user-friendly, Windows-based program that allows a designer to describe a test setup in terms of parameters such as number of lamps, power, position, and separation distance. This document is a user manual for that software. Any incidental descriptions of theory are only for the purpose of defining the model inputs. The theory for the underlying model is described in SAND2005-2947 (Ref. [1]). SPLASH provides a graphical user interface to define lamp panel and shroud designs parametrically, solves the resulting radiation enclosure problem for up to 2500 surfaces, and provides post-processing to facilitate understanding and documentation of analyzed designs.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Laboratories
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
878585
Report Number(s):
SAND2006-0521
TRN: US200611%%250
DOE Contract Number:
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS//MATHEMATICS, COMPUTING, AND INFORMATION SCIENCE; 42 ENGINEERING; S CODES; MANUALS; RADIANT HEAT TRANSFER; TEST FACILITIES; DOCUMENTATION; LIGHT BULBS; Heat resistant materials-Testing.; Thermal analysis.; Heat-Testing-Equipment and supplies.

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Larsen, Marvin Elwood. User manual for SPLASH (Single Panel Lamp and Shroud Helper).. United States: N. p., 2006. Web. doi:10.2172/878585.
Larsen, Marvin Elwood. User manual for SPLASH (Single Panel Lamp and Shroud Helper).. United States. doi:10.2172/878585.
Larsen, Marvin Elwood. Wed . "User manual for SPLASH (Single Panel Lamp and Shroud Helper).". United States. doi:10.2172/878585. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/878585.
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