Rendering using Radiance_As Beginners

Hi all,

I just started using Radiance and it seems to me difficult so I need your advices please.

1. As Radiance Desktop is no more recommended for CFS daylighting, what is the alternative if one wants to study illuminance distribution (points values) inside an office that has CFS (with both diffuse and specular materials)?

2. Is there any user-friendly-interface program that can do the task without the need to work with command-line procedure (that I am not good with at all)?

3. If it's compulsory to use command-line tools, how can we construct/import CAD geometry and assign its materials?

4. And, is there a step-by-step tutorials on how to run Radiance (in case of command-line)?

Your help/advice is really so appreciated.

Many thanks in Advance :slight_smile:

Ikrima Amaireh
University of Nottingham, UK

This message and any attachment are intended solely for the addressee
and may contain confidential information. If you have received this
message in error, please send it back to me, and immediately delete it.

Please do not use, copy or disclose the information contained in this
message or in any attachment. Any views or opinions expressed by the
author of this email do not necessarily reflect the views of the
University of Nottingham.

This message has been checked for viruses but the contents of an
attachment may still contain software viruses which could damage your
computer system, you are advised to perform your own checks. Email
communications with the University of Nottingham may be monitored as
permitted by UK legislation.

Hi Ikrima,

Tutorial series from Dr.Axel Jacobs will be quite helpful to you:

http://www.jaloxa.eu/resources/radiance/documentation/index.shtml

For 3D modeling you can use tools such as: Ecotect, SketchUp (with Daysim,
OpenStudio).

Hope this helps.

Vaibhav Jain

···

On May 12, 2015 8:14 PM, "Ikrima Amaireh" <[email protected]> wrote:

Hi all,

I just started using Radiance and it seems to me difficult so I need your
advices please.

1. As Radiance Desktop is no more recommended for CFS daylighting,
what is the alternative if one wants to study illuminance distribution
(points values) inside an office that has CFS (with both diffuse and
specular materials)?

2. Is there any user-friendly-interface program that can do the
task without the need to work with command-line procedure (that I am not
good with at all)?

3. If it’s compulsory to use command-line tools, how can we
construct/import CAD geometry and assign its materials?

4. And, is there a step-by-step tutorials on how to run Radiance
(in case of command-line)?

Your help/advice is really so appreciated.

Many thanks in Advance J

Ikrima Amaireh

University of Nottingham, UK

This message and any attachment are intended solely for the addressee
and may contain confidential information. If you have received this
message in error, please send it back to me, and immediately delete it.

Please do not use, copy or disclose the information contained in this
message or in any attachment. Any views or opinions expressed by the
author of this email do not necessarily reflect the views of the
University of Nottingham.

This message has been checked for viruses but the contents of an
attachment may still contain software viruses which could damage your
computer system, you are advised to perform your own checks. Email
communications with the University of Nottingham may be monitored as
permitted by UK legislation.

_______________________________________________
Radiance-general mailing list
[email protected]
http://www.radiance-online.org/mailman/listinfo/radiance-general