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A MULTI-CHANNEL COOLING SYSTEM FOR MULTIPLE HEAT SOURCE

ABSTRACT
High-power electronic devices with multiple heating elements often require temperature uniformity and operating within their functional temperature range for optimal performance. A multi-channel cooling experiment apparatus is developed for studying heat removal inside an electronic device with multiple heat sources. It mainly consists of a computer-controlled pump, a multi-channel heat sink for multi-zone cooling and the apparatus for measuring the temperature and pressure drop. The experimental results show the system and the designed multi-channel heat sink structure can control temperature distribution of electronic device with multiple heat sources by altering coolant flow rate.
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PAPER SUBMITTED: 2014-03-13
PAPER REVISED: 2014-10-18
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2014-11-01
PUBLISHED ONLINE: 2014-11-08
DOI REFERENCE: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI140313123X
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THERMAL SCIENCE YEAR 2016, VOLUME 20, ISSUE 6, PAGES [1991 - 2000]
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