Kordyban, Tony. "When Is a Heat Sink Not a Heat Sink?." Hot Air Rises and Heat Sinks: Everything You Know about Cooling Electronics Is Wrong. Ed. Tony Kordyban. ASME Press, 1998.
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More folklore from EE-land about how aluminum has the magical ability to absorb heat like a sponge and send it off to a parallel universe. Lessons: Convection and surface area; conduction.
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