Performance Analysis and Optimization of Annular Fin With a Step Change in Thickness

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B. Kundu

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College, Jalpaiguri-735102, West Bengal, India

P. K. Das

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur-721302, Indiae-mail: pkd@mech.iitkgp.ernet.in

J. Heat Transfer 123(3), 601-604 (Oct 26, 2000) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1351165 History: Received August 10, 1999; Revised October 26, 2000
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Variation of optimum design parameters of AFSTs with fin volume: (a) maximum heat transfer rate; (b) optimum radius ratio; and (c) optimum fin thickness
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Variation of the maximum rate of heat dissipation with volume for a restricted fin length
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Annular fin with a step change in thickness
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Temperature distribution of AFST
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Comparison between concentric fins and AFSTs with same fin volume and outer radius



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