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Journal of Thermodynamics
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 8235375, 16 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/8235375
Research Article

Turbulent Forced Convection and Heat Transfer Characteristic in a Circular Tube with Modified-Twisted Tapes

1Department of Mechanical Engineering Technology, College of Industrial Technology, King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok, Bangkok 10800, Thailand
2Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Bangkok 10520, Thailand

Received 16 October 2015; Revised 9 December 2015; Accepted 10 December 2015

Academic Editor: Shripad T. Revankar

Copyright © 2016 Amnart Boonloi and Withada Jedsadaratanachai. 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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