bifacial_radiance.ModuleObj.addFrame

ModuleObj.addFrame(frame_material='Metal_Grey', frame_thickness=0.05, frame_z=0.3, nSides_frame=4, frame_width=0.05, recompile=True)[source]

Add a metal frame geometry around the module.

Parameters
  • frame_material (str The material the frame structure is made of) –

  • frame_thickness (float The profile thickness of the frame) –

  • frame_z (float The Z-direction length of the frame that extends) – below the module plane

  • frame_width (float The length of the bottom frame that is bolted) – with the omega

  • nSides_frame (int The number of sides of the module that are framed.) – 4 (default) or 2