Transfer Characteristics of Three Kinds of Micro-groove Heat Pipes

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Liu Yi-Bing 1 Huang Zhi-Gang 1

1. Mechanical & Electric Engineering Department, Shaoyang vocational & technical college, Shaoyang, Hunan 422000, China

* Corresponding author.


Received: 14 Jun. 2012 / Revised: 19 Jul. 2012 / Accepted: 24 Aug. 2012 / Published: 5 Oct. 2012

Index Terms

Micro-channel plate heat pipe, ANSYS, modeling, grid division


In this paper, a simulation of three kinds of micro-groove plate heat pipes- rectangular; trapezoidal and triangular, is conducted by thermal analysis software ANSYS. Through comparing with the focal point temperature value of the surfaces of micro-groove plate heat pipes, respectively being 30W; 40W; 50W, the result is obtained that trapezoidal plate heat piper has more excellent performance.

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Liu Yi-Bing, Huang Zhi-Gang,"Transfer Characteristics of Three Kinds of Micro-groove Heat Pipes", IJEM, vol.2, no.5, pp.22-27, 2012. DOI: 10.5815/ijem.2012.05.04


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