bifacial_radiance.RadianceObj.gendaylit1axis

RadianceObj.gendaylit1axis(metdata=None, trackerdict=None, startdate=None, enddate=None, debug=False)[source]

1-axis tracking implementation of gendaylit. Creates multiple sky files, one for each time of day.

Parameters
  • metdata – MetObj output from readWeatherFile. Needs to have RadianceObj.set1axis() run on it first.

  • startdate (str) – DEPRECATED, does not do anything now. Recommended to downselect metdata when reading Weather File.

  • enddate (str) – DEPRECATED, does not do anything now. Recommended to downselect metdata when reading Weather File.

  • trackerdict (dictionary) – Dictionary with keys for tracker tilt angles (gencumsky) or timestamps (gendaylit)

Returns

Updated trackerdict dictionary – Dictionary with keys for tracker tilt angles (gencumsky) or timestamps (gendaylit) with the additional dictionary value [‘skyfile’] added