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TECHNICAL NOTES

On The Optimization of Circular Radiating Fins With Fin to Fin and Fin to Base Radiant Interaction

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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, New York

J. Heat Transfer 126(1), 134-137 (Mar 10, 2004) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1565094 History: Received March 05, 2002; Revised December 02, 2002; Online March 10, 2004
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Figures

Grahic Jump Location
βopt as a function of the removal number Nr for a circular assembly
Grahic Jump Location
γopt as a function of the removal number Nr for a circular assembly
Grahic Jump Location
νopt2 as a function of the removal number Nr for a circular assembly

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