Posts tagged Thermal Simulation

Series of Papers Illustrate Use of Thermal Simulation Technology in Design

July 26th, 2010

NMB Technologies Corporation introduces a new series of informational engineering papers on how thermal simulation can aid, not only in the design of a system, but in anticipating the behavior of cooling components. In looking…read more

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Thermal/EMI Combination Shield Design Case Study

May 10th, 2010

Laird Technologies, Inc. recently released its thermal/EMI combination shield design case study, which discusses in detail the process of how thermal simulation software was utilized in the design of a thermal/EMI combination shield. Instead of…read more

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A Simple Thermal Resistance Model – Isoflux Versus Isothermal

February 1st, 2006

In most cases today thermal design for electronic products is performed with the aid of sophisticated computational fluid dynamics and heat transfer codes. Nonetheless, there may still be occasions when a thermal designer needs a…read more

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CFD Simulations in Electronic Systems: A Lot of Pitfalls and a Few Remedies

May 1st, 2005

Introduction In the past 15 years, we have observed a significant increase in the use of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) codes to calculate the thermal behavior of electronic systems. The benefits are undisputed when it…read more

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Design of Experiments for Numerical Parameter Studies of Electronic Systems: Optimizing the Cooling Strategy of an Ethernet Switch

May 1st, 2005

Introduction As electronic products become more sophisticated and design margins tighten, defining the thermal management strategy early in the design cycle is vital to ensure a cost-effective design for the level of heat dissipation. Optimizing…read more

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Cooling of a Flat TV Monitor

May 1st, 2003

Thermal design in the consumer electronics business is about dealing with two difficult challenges: The first is to fulfill, and if possible surpass, customer expectations. The second is to do this in ever shortening design…read more

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Temperature of in-line array of electronic components simulated by rectangular blocks

May 1st, 2000

An earlier work by the authors (Molki et al., 1995) discussed the adiabatic heat transfer coefficient of rectangular blocks situated in an in-line array. In real circuit boards, heat is generated by a number of…read more

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