ECXML file format - electronics thermal model (JEDEC JEP181 guideline) & Simcenter Flotherm

What STEP was for CAD, ECXML is for electronics thermal simulation

‘Electronics Cooling eXtensible Markup Language’ (ECXML) is a neutral file format intended to facilitate the…

Simcenter Flotherm 2020.1 release new features includes VHDL-AMS Thermal Netlists and other reduced order modeling enhancments

Simcenter Flotherm 2020.1: What’s new

The latest release of Simcenter Flotherm 2020.1, for electronics thermal analysis has been released.   Below…

Electrothermal analysis aided by VHDL-AMS thermal netlist from Simcenter Flotherm

Electrothermal circuit simulation enabled by VHDL-AMS thermal netlists

Using circuit simulation software without incorporating electrothermal analysis to account for temperature effects and heat…

Virtual THERMINIC 2020 – Siemens sponsors thermal conference

This year THERMINIC 2020, Europe’s premier electronics thermal event, devoted to thermal effects from ICs…

Design. Performance. Lifetime – Insights from Thermal Ohm’s Law

A blog on linkages between design, performance, and lifetime considering thermal Ohm’s law, thermal management of electronics and insight from Wendy Luiten…

Touch Temperature – Part 2: Coefficient of Thermal Spreading

A coefficient of thermal spreading and the psychology of hot spots, explained with the help of Simcenter Flotherm applied to handheld electronics and smartphones…

Touch Temperature – Part 1a: Why Woolen Sauna Hats Are a Thing

You would have thought wearing a woolen hat in a sauna was a bad idea. Think again!…

Can’t see the Wood for the Trees …

Dealing with complex simulation data can sometimes be challenge, especially if you are dealing with…

Top 8 things I learned from mechanical engineers

In celebration of engineer’s week, I thought it would be nice to send a thank…