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Re: Solar diagrams

Postby adnanmakda95 » Sun May 26, 2019 1:55 pm

Any updates on this topic
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Re: Solar diagrams

Postby paullee » Sun May 26, 2019 3:11 pm

It happens I just revisit this thread

https://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=9663 - shadows in the freecad viewport
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Re: Solar diagrams

Postby vocx » Sun May 26, 2019 5:17 pm

adnanmakda95 wrote:
Sun May 26, 2019 1:55 pm
Any updates on this topic
What exactly are you asking about? Solar diagrams or light and shadows?

The solar diagrams didn't work for a while because of different versions of Pysolar available. This has been improved in the latest code, and it's now possible to create diagrams again; see Pysolar with Arch Site.

About lights and shadows, nothing concrete has been developed yet. If you want to obtain a quick render, maybe you could use the Raytracing Workbench to produce a quick image with POV-ray. You can also export your FreeCAD model to Blender, and render from there. See the tutorials section in the wiki, in particular the rendering section.
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Re: Solar diagrams

Postby Moult » Mon May 27, 2019 12:22 am

Oooh - I'd love to play with this.

Just a public question: does anybody else where use Radiance for sun / day / light analysis? I can think of lots of potential for integration here ...
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Re: Solar diagrams

Postby vocx » Mon May 27, 2019 6:16 pm

Moult wrote:
Mon May 27, 2019 12:22 am
does anybody else where use Radiance for sun / day / light analysis?
What?

Did you mean to say, "does anybody want to do radiance analysis?"

Everything you can implement in solar calculations is welcome.
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Re: Solar diagrams

Postby yorik » Mon Jun 03, 2019 8:02 pm

I'd love to see some Radiance integration in FreeCAD... Fortunately we have the right person here for that :D
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Re: Solar diagrams

Postby adnanmakda95 » Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:31 pm

Thank you for the discussion. Grasshopper(Rhino) has a plugin called ladybug. Its is an open source plugin. If something like that could be implemented in Feecad, it would be great. It uses epw data.
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Re: Solar diagrams

Postby Kunda1 » Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:41 pm

adnanmakda95 wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:31 pm
Thank you for the discussion. Grasshopper(Rhino) has a plugin called ladybug. Its is an open source plugin. If something like that could be implemented in Feecad, it would be great. It uses epw data.
Is it this: https://github.com/ladybug-tools ?
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Re: Solar diagrams

Postby adnanmakda95 » Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:13 am

Yes
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Re: Solar diagrams

Postby Kunda1 » Sat Jul 20, 2019 12:11 pm

It would be awesome exposure if there was a FreeCAD ladybug module
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