Optimum Design of Spacecraft Radiators With Longitudinal Rectangular and Triangular Fins

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Rizos N. Krikkis

Institute of Chemical Engineering and High Temperature Chemical Processes, P.O. Box 1414, Stadiou St., Platani, 26 500 Patras, Greece

Panagiotis Razelos

College of Staten Island, CUNY, NY

J. Heat Transfer 124(5), 805-811 (Sep 11, 2002) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1497359 History: Received December 20, 2001; Revised May 23, 2002; Online September 11, 2002
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(a) Schematic tubular space radiator; and (b) longitudinal fin geometry
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Optimum parameter εuopt2 as a function of the opening angle for various emissivities and rectangular profile
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ε−1/2Dopt versus the opening angle for various emissivities and rectangular profile
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Optimum parameter εuopt2 as a function of the opening angle for various emissivities and triangular profile
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ε−1/2Dopt versus the opening angle for various emissivities and triangular profile



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