Heat Pipes, 6th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0080982794
  • ISBN-13: 9780080982793
  • DDC: 621.4025
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 288 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Heat Pipes, 6th Edition, takes a highly practical approach to the design and selection of heat pipes, making it an essential guide for practicing engineers and an ideal text for postgraduate students. This new edition has been revised to include new information on the underlying theory of heat pipes and heat transfer, and features fully updated applications, new data sections, and updated chapters on design and electronics cooling. The book is a useful reference for those with experience and an accessible introduction for those approaching the topic for the first time.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Preface to Sixth Edition.
Preface to First Edition.
1: Historical Development.
2: Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow Theory.
3: Heat Pipe Components and Materials.
4: Design Guide.
5: Heat Pipe Manufacture and Testing.
6: Special Types of Heat Pipe.
7: Applications of the Heat Pipe.
8: Cooling of Electronic Components.
Appendix 1: Working Fluid Properties.
Appendix 2: Thermal Conductivity of Heat Pipe Container and Wick Materials.
Appendix 3: A Selection of Heat-Pipe-Related Web Sites.
Appendix 4: Conversion Factors.