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ISRN Mechanical Engineering
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 825073, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2011/825073
Research Article

Characteristics of Heat Transfer for Heat Pipe and Its Correlation

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka1000, Bangladesh

Received 27 January 2011; Accepted 20 March 2011

Academic Editors: W.-H. Chen and J. Clayton

Copyright © 2011 Aloke Kumar Mozumder 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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