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Fluidic circuits as a kinetic system for modulation of multiple hot spots as a thermally functional reactor

Alston, M.E.; Barber, R.


Assistant Professor in Environmental Design

R. Barber


The challenge in material science is our ability to evaluate heat flow within a material and monitor temperature with time. This research studies fluidic geometry aligned to elevated temperatures for enhanced cooling to specific multiple hot spot regions. To manage thermal stresses within a metal by modulating volumetric flows using structured channel networks. To regulate conductance point load characterised through fluxes in studying the effects of heat transport within 5754 grade aluminium, Using a kinetic mixing strategy of unified heat dissipation within channel structures for real time response to conduct heat as a function of Re regime scales. The characteristic aspect of the approach is to induce the mixing reaction rate as a turbulent kinetic system to fold the flow, redirect the flow, stretch the flow and combine streams to disperse and dissipate thermal energy. The temperature dependence is determined by; circuit channel geometry, fluidic thermal capture and precise hydrodynamic control for increased cooling power in monitoring temperature heat loss to time through flow generation.


Alston, M., & Barber, R. (2022). Fluidic circuits as a kinetic system for modulation of multiple hot spots as a thermally functional reactor. TechConnect Briefs, 2022, 29-32

Journal Article Type Conference Paper
Conference Name TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Expo 2022
Conference Location Washington D.C., USA
Acceptance Date Jun 3, 2022
Online Publication Date Jun 15, 2022
Publication Date Jun 15, 2022
Deposit Date Oct 24, 2022
Publicly Available Date Oct 25, 2022
Journal TechConnect Briefs
Publisher TechConnect
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 2022
Pages 29-32
Keywords Thermal stress; Re scales; Kinetic mixing; Cooling power
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