A Mathematical Modeling Method on Micro Heat Pipe with a Trapezium-Grooved Wick Structure

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With heat flux increasing and cooling space decreasing in the products in microelectronics and chemical engineering, micro heat pipe has become an ideal heat radiator for products with high heat flux. Through analyzing the factors influencing the structure, strength and heat transfer limits of circular micro heat pipe with trapezium-grooved wick structure, the heat transfer models are established in this paper, including the models of viscous limit, sonic limit, entrainment limit, capillary limit, condensing limit, boiling limit, continuous flow limit and frozen startup limit. The study lays a powerful theoretical foundation for the design and manufacture of circular micro heat pipe with a trapezium-grooved wick structure.

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Honghua Tan

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1686-1694

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.29-32.1686

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X. B. Li et al., "A Mathematical Modeling Method on Micro Heat Pipe with a Trapezium-Grooved Wick Structure", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 29-32, pp. 1686-1694, 2010

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August 2010

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