ORIGINAL_ARTICLE Multi-boiling Heat Transfer Analysis of a Convective Straight Fin with Temperature-Dependent Thermal Properties and Internal Heat Generation In this study, by using the finite volume method, the heat transfer in a convective straight fin with temperature-dependent thermal properties and an internal heat generation under multi-boiling heat transfer modes are analyzed. In this regard, the local heat transfer coefficient is considered to vary within a power-law function of temperature. In the present study, the coexistence of all the boiling modes is taken into consideration. The developed heat transfer models and the corresponding numerical solutions are used to investigate the effects of various thermo-geometric parameters on the thermal performance of the longitudinal rectangular fin. The results shows that the fin temperature distribution, the total heat transfer, and the fin efficiency are significantly affected by the thermo-geometric parameters of the fin and the internal heat generation within the fin. The obtained results can provide a platform for improvements in the design of the fin in the heat transfer equipment. https://jacm.scu.ac.ir/article_12637_5df64def27b178be1e7fe495cbc745e2.pdf 2017-10-01 229 239 10.22055/jacm.2017.12637 Multi-boiling heat transfer Convective straight fin Finite volume method Temperature-dependent properties Internal heat generation Gbeminiyi Sobamowo mikegbeminiyi@gmail.com 1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos, Nigeria LEAD_AUTHOR Ola Kamiyo okamiyo@unilag.edu.ng 2 Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos, Nigeria AUTHOR Khani, F., Aziz, A. 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