Chapter 6
When Is a Heat Sink Not a Heat Sink?


More folklore from EE-land about how aluminum has the magical ability to absorb heat like a sponge and send it off to a parallel universe. Lessons: Convection and surface area; conduction.

  • Real Life Example #1: The Cheapo Disk Drive Cover
  • Real Life Example #2: The First Attempt
  • Real Life Example #3
  • Other Real-Life Examples I Have Seen

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