Optimal Design for PPF Heat Sinks in Electronics Cooling Applications

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Han-Ting Chen, Jenn-Tsong Horng, Po-Li Chen, Ying-Huei Hung

Department of Power Mechanical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu 30013, Taiwan

J. Electron. Packag 126(4), 410-422 (Jan 24, 2005) (13 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1826078 History: Received January 10, 2004; Revised May 08, 2004; Online January 24, 2005
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
Topics: Design , Heat sinks , Heat
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Configuration of computer-aided design package
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Indicative figure for thermal analysis procedure
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Schematic of 3-D heat spreader with discrete heat source
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Interactive pre-processor for evaluating the performance analysis of PPF heat sinks
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Comparisons of performance data for PPF heat sinks
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Design procedure for optimal heat sinks
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Cause-and-effect (Fishbone) diagram for PPF heat sink design
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Design variables of PPF heat sinks
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Central composite design for two factors
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Modeling accuracy plots
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Response surface plots for thermal resistance and pressure drop
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Optimization with boundary limits only
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Constrained optimization with different initial guesses



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