The Case for the Elliptical Spine

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Gerald L. McIntyre

Intracast Co. Inc., Santa Clara, CA 95050-2512

Allan D. Kraus

Allan D. Kraus Associates, Beachwood, OH 44122

J. Electron. Packag 125(2), 217-220 (Jun 10, 2003) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1569261 History: Received May 23, 2002; Online June 10, 2003
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Terminology and coordinate system for cylindrical spine
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Cross-sections of spines (a) cylindrical, (b) square, and (c) elliptical
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Performance comparison of three spines with the same cross-sectional area
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Performance comparison of three spines with different cross-sectional areas




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