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Hot Air Rises and Heat Sinks: Everything You Know about Cooling Electronics Is Wrong

By
Tony Kordyban
Tony Kordyban
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ISBN-10:
0791800741
No. of Pages:
236
Publisher:
ASME Press
Publication date:
1998

Pin fin heat sinks look like they have a lot more surface area in those magazine pictures. How come they don't work any better?Lesson: Convection works with surface area parallel to fluid flow.

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