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Advances in Mechanical Engineering
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 929236, 8 pages
An Analytical Approximation for Continuous Flow Microwave Heating of Liquids
1Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Salerno, Via Ponte don Melillo, 84084 Fisciano, Italy
2Department of Civil Engineering, University of Salerno, Via Ponte don Melillo, 84084 Fisciano, Italy
Received 21 February 2013; Revised 4 April 2013; Accepted 6 April 2013
Academic Editor: Moran Wang
Copyright © 2013 G. Cuccurullo et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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