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Invert your thermal model to good effect

Invert your thermal model to good effect

Electronic thermal simulations are most commonly formed by specifying a power dissipation within a package and using numerical solution techniques…

“I work with computers”

“I work with computers”

Picture the scene, a big family get together, being cornered by the latest wife of your outward going (and rather…

Fractals: Gods Artwork, Part II

Fractals: Gods Artwork, Part II

A fractal set; a set of numbers, or points, that when iterated through even the simplest of  non-linear equations do…

Fractals: Gods Artwork, Part I

Fractals: Gods Artwork, Part I

I thought I’d go a little ‘off piste’ and rabbit on about fractals for a while. In the end we’ll…

“All models are wrong, but some are useful” Part V

“All models are wrong, but some are useful” Part V

A variant on the original G. E. Box quote is:  “Remember that all models are wrong; the practical question is…

3D Electronics Cooling CFD, with FloTHERM, in Pictures

3D Electronics Cooling CFD, with FloTHERM, in Pictures

“A picture paints a thousand words”. Probably not as quickly though. Wouldn’t the world be a different place if we…

Spend some time with FlyGuy

Spend some time with FlyGuy

A nice attraction Is a welcome distraction From the work you’ve got to do. Though the time goes too fast,…

“All models are wrong, but some are useful” Part IV

“All models are wrong, but some are useful” Part IV

The penultimate issue in this series of ‘reasons why an electronics cooling model can be wrong, but hey it’s fine…

Flying

Flying

If you, like me, are not a good flyer then you might like to know that the harder you squeeze…