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The paperpresents an overview of heat pipes, especially those used in different spacemissions. Historical perspectives, principles of operations, types of heatpipes are discussed. Several factors have contributed to the science andtechnology of the present state-of-Art heat pipe leading to the development ofloop heat pipes, micro and miniature heat pipes and micro loop heat pipes. The paperhighlights the advancement of heat pipe for hypersonic cruise vehicles, loopheat pipes with higher conductance in 10 K range, heat pipe switches fortemperature control of the spacecraft electronics.

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Variable Conductance Heat Pipe, Rotating Heat Pipe, Loop Heat Pipe, Micro Heat Pipe, Nanofluids

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Shukla, K. 2015 Heat Pipe for Aerospace Applications—An Overview. Journal of Electronics Cooling and Thermal Control, 5, 1-14. doi: 10.4236-jectc.2015.51001.





Author: K. N. Shukla*

Source: http://www.scirp.org/



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