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Experimental and numerical investigation of a cross flow air-to-water heat pipe-based heat exchanger used in waste heat recovery. / Ramos, Joao; Chong, Zyh; Jouhara, Hussam.

In: International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 102, 25.07.2016, p. 1267-1281.

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Ramos, Joao ; Chong, Zyh ; Jouhara, Hussam. / Experimental and numerical investigation of a cross flow air-to-water heat pipe-based heat exchanger used in waste heat recovery. In: International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 2016 ; Vol. 102. pp. 1267-1281.

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