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Dear Prof Cleggsan

Can we design and construct Compact Heatsinks for the electronic components?.

Thanks
Prashant

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There are many ways to design heat sinks for use in electronic products.  The link below is a good over view of the kinds and application to electronic components:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heat_sink

and

http://www.ti.com.cn/cn/lit/an/slva462/slva462.pdf

The heat sink must be adequate for the amount of heat being dissipated by the device needing to be cooled and the mechanical mounting of the heat sink to the component for best transfer of heat.

Design and testing is a critical part of the final form factor and mounting techniques for the proper heat sink to be employed in a given circuit or product.  

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Electronics questions about AC, DC and digital theory.

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Graduate electrical engineer with over 40 years in electronic design, manufacturing, project organization and patent review. Experience in fields of industrial and consumer electronics (audio, video, acoustics, etc.)

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