Posts tagged Thermal Spreading Resistance

Simple Formulas for Estimating Thermal Spreading Resistance

May 1st, 2004

A problem commonly encountered in the thermal analysis of electronic packages is that of thermal spreading resistance. Thermal spreading resistance occurs as heat flows by conduction between a source and a sink with different cross-sectional…read more

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Calculating Spreading Resistance in Heat Sinks

January 1st, 1998

Accident? Consider the scenario where a designer wishes to incorporate a newly developed device into a system and soon learns that a heat sink is needed to cool the device. The designer finds a rather…read more

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