A Semi-Analytical Model to Predict the Capillary Limit of Heated Inclined Triangular Capillary Grooves

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Ivan Catton, Gustave R. Stroes

Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering Department, University Of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095

J. Heat Transfer 124(1), 162-168 (Feb 01, 2001) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1404119 History: Received March 21, 2000; Revised February 01, 2001
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