College Physics (4th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0073512141
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-214-3

Chapter 14 - Conceptual Questions - Page 531: 9


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The thin fins of a radiator improve the surface area of the device, thereby improving the heat conduction of coolants within. While the vehicle is moving, the air is directed through the radiator, which in turn cools the liquid within. That primarily is the function of a radiator.
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