Natural Convection Model for Circular and Square-Finned Annular Heat Sinks
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Natural Convection Model for Circular and Square-Finned Annular Heat Sinks

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Online calculator that predicts heat transfer from natural convection horizontal annular heat sinks. The online model incorporates both fin efficiency and radiation functions.
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Java Applet
Date Added to MERLOT: March 02, 2005
Date Modified in MERLOT: January 07, 2006
Author:
Send email to pmt@mhtl.uwaterloo.ca
Submitter: Patrick Mensah

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  • Reviewed by members of Editorial board for inclusion in MERLOT.
    Editor Review
    Very good quality; in queue to be peer reviewed
    avg: 5 rating
  • User review 4 average rating
  • User Rating: 4 user rating
  • Discussion (2 Comments)
  • Learning Exercises (none)
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Primary Audience: College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Web Browser
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: no
Creative Commons: unsure

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Avatar for Patrick Mensah
9 years ago

Patrick Mensah (Faculty)

I have spent some time browsing the applet, used it and presented it to my
introduction to heat transfer students to use it. This online calculator is easy
to use and has potential of enhancing learning if students undersatnding the
models it is based on.
Used in course

Avatar for Patrick Mensah
9 years ago

Patrick Mensah (Faculty)

This applet can be used to augment lectures and for students to use in assignments on heat transfer from extended surfaces in an introductory heat transfer course
Used in course