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ISRN Chemical Engineering
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 240297, 6 pages
Analysis of Entropy Generation Minimization in Circular Porous Fins
1Science and Research Branch, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Islamic Azad University, P.O. Box 35131-3711, Semnan, Iran
2Department of Mechanical Engineering, Islamic Azad university, Semnan Branch, P.O. Box 35131-3711, Semnan, Iran
Received 27 July 2012; Accepted 5 September 2012
Academic Editors: A. Gil and A. M. Seayad
Copyright © 2012 Seyfolah Saedodin 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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