Heat Sink Calculator
Assumptions
Air flow is parallel to fins.
Even temperature disturibution on bottom surface of heat sink
Average of base/air temperature is between 250 and 400 K
Forced
Convection
What are you solving for?
Heat Dissipation
Number of Fins
Number of Fins
Part I. Please fill in all provided information
Type of Flow
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Laminar
Turbulent
Material:
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Pure Aluminum
Aluminum Alloy
Copper
Steel
Base Thickness:
Air Velocity (m/s):
Fin Height (m):
Fin Width (m):
Fin Depth (m):
Base Temperature (K):
Air Temperature (K):
Heat Dissipation (W):
Part II. Your Answers
Number of Fins:
Total Width (m):
Optimum Fin Spacing (m):
Total Surface Area:
Fin Efficiency:
Overall Efficiency:
Average Convective Coefficient (W/m^2*K):