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Air cooling is a method of dissipating heat. It works by making the object to be cooled have a larger surface area or have an increased flow of air over its surface, or both. An example of the former is to add cooling fins to the surface of the object, either by making them integral or by attaching them tightly to the object's surface. In the case of the latter it is done by using a fan blowing air into or onto the object one wants to cool. The addition of fins to a heat sink increases its total surface area, resulting in greater cooling effectiveness.

  • also known as 風冷

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Google previewInternational Dictionary of Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning (2006)

by Rehva,

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1984)

Volume 20 - Ethanol as Fuel: Options: Advantages, and Disadvantages to Exhaust Stacks: Cost by John J. McKetta Jr

Use air cooling fans and duct systems when recommended by the motor manufacturer. when the motor is located in a hazardous area and pressurizing is necessary. and when the motor is located in a dusty area and clean air is required.

Google previewAlternative Energy and Shale Gas Encyclopedia (2016)

by Jay H. Lehr, Jack Keeley

Inlet air cooling has been effectively used in gas turbine power plants to increase power plant output (Ibrahim et al., 2011). Power plant applications with inlet air cooling have been studied by EPRI (EPRI reports 2003). Previous researchers ...

Google previewDyke's automobile and gasoline engine encyclopedia (1927)

by Andrew Lee Dyke

Air cooling, however, is confined principally to small engines, as motorcycle and cycle-car engines. Air cooling is not successful with large cylinders. It is necessary to give the cylinder a large surface on which the air may act, and the usual ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety (1998)

by Jeanne Mager Stellman

Air cooling can theoretically take place through convection (temperature change) or evaporation of sweat (phase change). However, the effectiveness of convection is limited by the low specific heat of air and the difficulty in delivering it at low ...

Google previewIron and Steel (a Pocket Encyclopedia) (1919)

Including Allied Industries and Sciences by Hugh Philip Tiemann

The term cooling is also used in the same manner, as water cooling, oil cooling, air cooling, etc. Water quenching is rarely called water dipping. The temperature to which the object is heated for quenching is referred to as the quenching ...

Google previewAutomobile Dictionary (2010)

by Albert Clough

Cylinder, Air Cooled — See air cooling. Cylinder, Block Cast— A cylinder which is formed together with.

Google previewHawkins' electrical dictionary (1910)

a cyclopedia of words, terms, phrases and data used in the electric arts, trades and sciences by Nehemiah Hawkins

Air Cooling. Align. Air Cooling. — 1. Reducing the temperature of a transformer or other electrical apparatus by causing air currents to pass over the heated surfaces. 2. The system of cooling an internal combustion engine cylinder by directing ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1914)

The air cooling of the motor cylinders is popular for the smaller sizes. The line of separation between the small motor car and the cycle car is not very clearly defined, except so far as the gauge of wheel track and the volume of the motor ...

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