Effectiveness of large number of closely spaced fins - Heat Transfer

Q.  Which of the following arrangements of fins is more effective for the same base area?

1. Large number of closely spaced fins

2. Small number of thick fins

- Published on 12 Aug 15

a. Arrangement 1
b. Arrangement 2
c. both the arrangements 1 and 2 are similarly effective
d. unpredictable

ANSWER: Arrangement 1

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