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Heat Pipes

Theory, Design and Applications

Heat Pipes, 6th Edition, takes a highly practical approach to the design and selection of heat pipes, making it an essential guide for practicing engineers and an ideal text for postgraduate students.


This new edition has been revised to include new information on the underlying theory of heat pipes and heat transfer, and features fully updated applications, new data sections, and updated chapters on design and electronics cooling. The book is a useful reference for those with experience and an accessible introduction for those approaching the topic for the first time.


Professional engineers, secondary readership among postgraduate students and researchers; Thermal engineers; Key applications in aerospace, electronics/electronics packaging, building thermal management, materials processing, nuclear; thermo-electro-mechanical device, heat pipe, heat exchanger and thermosiphon designers and manufacturers; Mechanical, electrical and civil engineering students.

Hardbound, 288 Pages

Published: November 2013

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-08-098266-3


  • Chapter 1: Historical Development
    Chapter 2: Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow Theory
    Chapter 3: Components and Materials
    Chapter 4: Design Guide
    Chapter 5:Manufacture and Testing
    Chapter 6:Special Types of Heat Pipe
    Chapter 7:Applications
    Chapter 8:Electronics Cooling


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