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Louver Fins and Convex Louver Fins

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The concepts of louvered fins and convex louvered fins have been briefed in this particular chapter. The effect of fin parameters on heat transfer and pressure drop characteristics has been discussed. The performance comparison of louvered fins with that of offset-strip fins has also been presented. The correlations developed for louvered fins by different researchers have been considered.

Keywords

  • Louver fin
  • Convex louver fin
  • Slit strips
  • Wake region
  • Slit angle
  • Flow bypass
  • Thermal wake dissipation

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Saha, S.K., Ranjan, H., Emani, M.S., Bharti, A.K. (2020). Louver Fins and Convex Louver Fins. In: Heat Transfer Enhancement in Plate and Fin Extended Surfaces. SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology(). Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-20736-6_3

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