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Top 7 FloTHERM V11 Features – #2: FloMCAD’s Voxelize

Top 7 FloTHERM V11 Features – #2: FloMCAD’s Voxelize

The simulation of MCAD geometry is a day to day requirement for the majority of thermal design engineers, especially those…

Can Cows Fly? FloEFD Investigates. Part 2 – Aerocownamic Lift and Drag

Can Cows Fly? FloEFD Investigates. Part 2 – Aerocownamic Lift and Drag

Well of course cows can’t fly, not udder their own volition anyway. As with any body placed in an air…

Can Cows Fly? FloEFD Investigates. Part 1 – Only in the Mooovies

Can Cows Fly? FloEFD Investigates. Part 1 – Only in the Mooovies

It has been observed that cows tend to stand with their rumps facing the oncoming wind. There has been much…

Top 7 FloTHERM V11 Features – #1: Joule Heating

Top 7 FloTHERM V11 Features – #1: Joule Heating

FloTHERM V11 is now released and contains a wealth of interesting and useful features. In this blog series I’ll select…

A Couple of Other Electronics Thermal Blogs…

A Couple of Other Electronics Thermal Blogs…

Blogs are a great outlet if you are passionate about a subject. I’ve been running this blog on mentor.com for…

What’s the Fastest Way to Dry Your Hands? FloEFD Explains…

What’s the Fastest Way to Dry Your Hands? FloEFD Explains…

I haven’t got very big hands, quite the opposite in fact, so it’s not as if I spend an inordinate…

The Boston Tea Party

The Boston Tea Party

Holiday themed simulation blogs are very de rigueur of late so I thought I’d jump on the bandwagon in time…

Organically Grown 3D Printable Heatsinks – Part 4: A Fully Automated Methodology

Organically Grown 3D Printable Heatsinks – Part 4: A Fully Automated Methodology

The additive design methodology itself is quite straightforward. It is however highly repetitive. Perform a simulation, identify a maximum temperature…

Organically Grown 3D Printable Heatsinks – Part 3: Smoothing the Edges

Organically Grown 3D Printable Heatsinks – Part 3: Smoothing the Edges

The shape of the small piece of geometry that is added so as to successively ‘relieve’ the design determines the…