Evaluate Electronics Cooling Options: Natural Convection vs. Fan Cooling
Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation and thermal analysis are vital tools in calculating the thermal performance and cooling strategies required in modern electronic components. Accurate design simulations allow engineers to quickly predict the temperature and heat distribution in and around an electronic system, enabling smarter design decisions and cost comparisons of different cooling techniques.
This live demonstration explores how to evaluate various cooling options for electronics applications using SimScale. Our applications engineers focus on the two most common cooling options: natural convection and fan-assisted cooling. You will learn how to set up and run a complete simulation of an electronics enclosure step by step, including how to:
Matt Bemis is a modeling and simulation specialist focused on electronics cooling, turbomachinery, external aerodynamics, automotive, and biomedical and is part of SimScale’s Application Engineering Team.
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