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TECHNICAL PAPERS: Conduction Heat Transfer

Thermal Contact Resistance Modeling of Non-Flat, Roughened Surfaces With Non-Metallic Coatings

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E. E. Marotta

Mechanical Engineering Department, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634-0921

L. S. Fletcher, Thomas A. Dietz

Mechanical Engineering Department, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-3123

J. Heat Transfer 123(1), 11-23 (Jul 10, 2000) (13 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1338135 History: Received November 25, 1997; Revised July 10, 2000
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Figures

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Constriction of the heat flow through the macroscopic contact area and microscopic contact areas
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Contact of rough surfaces
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Dimensionless separation as a function of dimensionless interface pressure
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Dimensionless joint contact resistance as a function of dimensionless radii of curvature for varying surface roughness and coating thermal conductivity
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Dimensionless thermal contact resistance as a function of dimensionless pressure for beryllium oxide coatings
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Dimensionless thermal contact resistance as a function of dimensionless pressure for boron nitride coatings
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Dimensionless thermal contact resistance as a function of dimensionless pressure for aluminum nitride coatings
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Dimensionless thermal contact resistance as a function of dimensionless pressure for silicon nitride coatings
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Dimensionless thermal contact resistance as a function of dimensionless pressure for titanium nitride coatings on aluminum 6101-T6
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Dimensionless thermal contact resistance as a function of dimensionless pressure for titanium nitride on copper C11000-H03
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A correlation for dimensionless thermal contact resistance as a function of dimensionless pressure for non-metallic coatings

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