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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2010, Article ID 765729, 19 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/765729
Research Article

Thermal Characterizations of Exponential Fin Systems

Thermal Engineering and Desalination Technology Department, King Abdulaziz University, P.O. Box 80204, Jeddah 21589, Saudi Arabia

Received 14 December 2009; Accepted 7 April 2010

Academic Editor: Francesco Pellicano

Copyright © 2010 A.-R. A. Khaled. 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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