Constructal Design of Rectangular Conjugate Cooling Channels

  • T. Bello-OchendeEmail author
  • O. T. Olakoyejo
  • J. P. Meyer
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The new trend in modern heat transfer for thermal performance is shape and geometric optimization. Constructal theory and design [1, 2], ideally, have been adopted as an optimisation technique for the development of a procedure that is sufficiently allocating and optimising a fixed global space constraint using physical law.


Design Variable Thermal Resistance Hydraulic Diameter Constructal Theory Cool Channel 
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The funding obtained from the NRF, TESP, Stellenbosch University/University of Pretoria, SANERI/SANEDI, CSIR, EEDSM Hub and NAC is acknowledged and duly appreciated.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Bello-Ochende
    • 1
    Email author
  • O. T. Olakoyejo
    • 1
  • J. P. Meyer
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical EngineeringUniversity of PretoriaPretoriaSouth Africa

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