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TECHNICAL NOTES

Thermal Resistance for Random Contacts on the Surface of a Semi-Infinite Heat Flux Tube

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N. Laraqi

University of Paris 10, LEEE, EA. 387, Heat Transfer Department 1, Chemin Desvallières, 92410 Ville d’Avray, France

J. Heat Transfer 125(3), 532-535 (May 20, 2003) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1571081 History: Received March 05, 2002; Revised January 31, 2003; Online May 20, 2003
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Grahic Jump Location
Random contacts on a semi-infinite square prism
Grahic Jump Location
Evolution of ψ as a function of ε
Grahic Jump Location
Evolution of ψ as a function of RR

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