bifacial_radiance.RadianceObj.makeCustomObject

RadianceObj.makeCustomObject(name=None, text=None)[source]

Function for development and experimenting with extraneous objects in the scene. This function creates a name.rad textfile in the objects folder with whatever text that is passed to it. It is up to the user to pass the correct radiance format.

For example, to create a box at coordinates 0,0 (with its bottom surface on the plane z=0):

Parameters
  • name (str) – String input to name the module type

  • text (str) – Text used in the radfile to generate the module