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Analysis of conjugate laminar mixed convection cooling in a shrouded array of electronic components

Raya, Subhashis and Srinivasan, J (1992) Analysis of conjugate laminar mixed convection cooling in a shrouded array of electronic components. In: International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 35 (4). pp. 815-822.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0017-9310(92)90249-R

Abstract

The temperature variation in the insulation around an electronic component, mounted on a horizontal circuit board is studied numerically. The flow is assumed to be laminar and fully developed. The effect of mixed convection and two different types of insulation are considered. The mass, momentum and energy conservation equations in the fluid and conduction equation in the insulation are solved using the SIMPLER algorithm. Computations are carried out for liquid Freon and water, for different conductivity ratios, and different Rayleigh numbers. It is demonstrated that the temperature variation within the insulation becomes important when the thermal conductivity of the insulation is less than ten times the thermal conductivity of the cooling medium.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier science.
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Mechanical Engineering
Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2011 08:05
Last Modified: 04 Jan 2011 08:05
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/34715

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