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Optimization of convective circular fins

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The volume of a circular fin whose thickness is inversely proportional to the square of the radius is optimized.

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Translated from Inzhenerno-Fizicheskii Zhurnal, Vol. 37, No. 6, pp. 1116–1118, December, 1979.

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Mikk, I.P. Optimization of convective circular fins. Journal of Engineering Physics 37, 1491–1492 (1979). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00859149

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