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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Heat Mass Transfer. October 2014, 136(10): 101302.
Paper No: HT-13-1376
Published Online: July 29, 2014
... , respectively, while its thickness is denoted by c . A spatially distributed contact resistance between adjacent layers is modeled by defining a contact conductance h ci ( x,y ). In this paper, we solve an inverse heat conduction problem [ 2–10 ] for the identification of the interface thermal contact...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Heat Mass Transfer. November 2013, 135(11): 111015.
Paper No: HT-12-1332
Published Online: September 23, 2013
...S. Ghalambor; D. Agonafer; A. Haji-Sheikh Fig. 10 The four functional units in each layer In this example, it is appropriate to select the same procedure used in example 2. However, consideration is given to the effect of thermal contact resistance in this example. In ansys...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Heat Mass Transfer. March 2013, 135(3): 032601.
Paper No: HT-12-1091
Published Online: February 8, 2013
... of brazed foams, where the contact resistance is assumed to be zero. The inlet temperature thermal conductivity and dimensions of the foam are taken similar to those reported by the authors. Tamayol and Hooman [ 14 ] proposed a correlation for the fiber diameter of ERG foams used by Calmidi and Mahajan [ 3...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Heat Mass Transfer. January 2012, 134(1): 011401.
Published Online: November 8, 2011
...Amine Beloufa Automotive connectors in modern car generations are submitted to high current; this can cause many problems and requires the minimization of their electrical contact resistances. The new major contribution of this work is the optimization by finite element method of contact resistance...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Heat Mass Transfer. February 2009, 131(2): 022101.
Published Online: December 29, 2008
... to account for the electrical and thermal volume phenomena, which occur near a metallic interface crossed by an electric current. One approach consists in representing microconstriction phenomena by surface contact parameters: The share coefficient and the thermal and electrical contact resistances, which...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Heat Mass Transfer. December 2008, 130(12): 122002.
Published Online: September 19, 2008
... of nonuniform stack compression. 23 08 2007 19 06 2008 19 09 2008 contact resistance proton exchange membrane fuel cells temperature distribution fuel cell contact resistance temperature distribution Computational models of fuel cell behavior can be used to predict...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Heat Mass Transfer. September 2008, 130(9): 091601.
Published Online: July 3, 2008
... with previous work that demonstrated that a water meniscus at the contact point could mainly contribute to reduce the thermal contact resistance R c ( 9 16 17 18 ). Above this limit, this contribution vanishes and the thermal contact remains only related to air conduction, convection, radiation...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Heat Mass Transfer. August 2008, 130(8): 081301.
Published Online: May 30, 2008
...Robert L. Jackson; Sushil H. Bhavnani; Timothy P. Ferguson A new multiscale model of thermal contact resistance (TCR) between real rough surfaces is presented, which builds on Archard’s multiscale description of surface roughness. The objective of this work is to construct the new model and use...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Heat Mass Transfer. July 2008, 130(7): 074501.
Published Online: May 16, 2008
...K. Ramadan; M. A. Al-Nimr The thermal behavior of a multilayered slab in imperfect contact using the dual-phase-lag heat conduction model is numerically analyzed, considering a range of heat flux-phase lag, temperature gradient-phase lag, and thermal contact resistance. Wave reflections from both...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Heat Mass Transfer. June 2008, 130(6): 064503.
Published Online: May 7, 2008
... 05 2008 plates (structures) proton exchange membrane fuel cells reliability temperature distribution fuel cell contact resistance Considerable progress has been made in developing comprehensive heat and mass transfer models of proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Heat Mass Transfer. August 2007, 129(8): 1004–1013.
Published Online: October 24, 2006
... reported as well as new experimental results, the electrical and thermal contact resistances and modifications in the gas diffusion layer transport properties that develop within the stack in response to changes in the compressive force used to assemble the stack are accounted for. The fuel cell stack...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Heat Mass Transfer. September 2007, 129(9): 1109–1118.
Published Online: July 26, 2006
... conductivity, whereas a contact resistance is present between the current collectors and gas-diffusion layers. A two-dimensional single phase model is used to capture transport phenomena inside the cell. From the use of this model, it is predicted that the maximum temperatures inside the cell can...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Heat Mass Transfer. December 2006, 128(12): 1312–1319.
Published Online: January 11, 2006
... process was developed and employed to fabricate the test articles, which were fabricated using multiple, uniform layers of sintered isotropic copper mesh. This process minimized the interface thermal contact resistance between the heated wall and the capillary wick, as well as enhancing the contact...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Heat Mass Transfer. November 2006, 128(11): 1109–1113.
Published Online: November 4, 2005
... be a promising next-generation thermal interface solution. However, fairly large thermal resistances were observed at the interfaces between the CNT samples and the experimental contact. Minimizing these contact resistances is critical for the application of these materials. 24 02 2005 04 11 2005...
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J. Heat Mass Transfer. April 2006, 128(4): 339–351.
Published Online: October 17, 2005
..., and for conduction heat transfer with contact resistance. Simulated experimental data was used for the first two cases, and true experimental data was used for the third. The results from the sensitivity analysis approach compared well with those for the Monte Carlo method. The results show that the metric presented...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Heat Mass Transfer. March 2006, 128(3): 234–239.
Published Online: September 18, 2005
.... The contact resistance was reduced by the platinum coating for about 9–13% of the total thermal resistance of the nanofiber sample before the platinum coating. At a temperature of 300 K , the axial thermal conductivity of the carbon nanofiber is about three times smaller than that of graphite fibers grown...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Heat Mass Transfer. November 2005, 127(11): 1269–1275.
Published Online: June 9, 2005
...Yoav Heichal; Sanjeev Chandra Thermal contact resistance between molten metal droplets (aluminum alloy 380 and bismuth) and solid plates (steel and brass) was measured experimentally. The diameter of the droplets was 4 mm , and droplet impact velocity ranged between 1 and 3 m ∕ s . Substrate...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Heat Mass Transfer. June 2005, 127(6): 664–668.
Published Online: June 6, 2005
...V. Bahadur, Student Mem. ASME; J. Xu, Student Mem. ASME; Y. Liu, Student Mem. ASME; T. S. Fisher, Mem. ASME This paper employs continuum principles combined with van der Waals theory to estimate the thermal contact resistance between nanowires and planar substrates. This resistance is modeled using...