Effect of Fixture Compliance on Thermally Enhanced Edge Registration in Microlamination

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Wassanai Wattanutchariya

Department of Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Chiangmai University, Chiangmai 50202, Thailand

Brian K. Paul

Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Oregon State University, 118 Covell Hall, Corvallis, OR 97330

J. Manuf. Sci. Eng 126(4), 845-848 (Feb 04, 2005) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1811112 History: Received January 01, 2004; Revised August 01, 2004; Online February 04, 2005
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Microchannel heat exchanger with nonuniform flow channels due to fin buckling
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A schematic of a TEER fixture (a) original concept and (b) with the implementation of the compliance of fixture
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Geometry of the test specimen in this study
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Magnitude of fin buckling versus interference between fixture and laminae at bonding temperature with 95% confidence interval of standard deviation




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