Satellite orbiting the earth
Satellites that orbit the earth experience very complex thermal boundary conditions. Solar heating, radiation to deep space and albedo from earth all change with time.
The satellite may be rotating on its axis making the heat loading even more complex.
Solaria has an interface with TRASYS and TSS. These tools are used to predict these effects on an orbiting satellite.
The model can be built in Solaria, surface information exported to TRASYS where the orbit is defined. When TRASYS is run a BCD file is created that can be then read into Solaria. From reading the BCD file, surface time dependent heat loads are generated, radiation to space is generated as well as radiation between the different surfaces of the satellite.
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