A Novel Approach to Reducing Heatsink Mass Whilst Preserving Thermal Performance, using FloTHERM

Heatsinking is a common method to facilitate the removal of heat from a dissipating component,…

Response Surface and Sequential Optimisation of a Heatsink Using FloTHERM. Part 6 – Response Surface Models

So far we’ve looked at a couple of ways to optimise the design of a…

Response Surface and Sequential Optimisation of a Heatsink Using FloTHERM. Part 5 – Sequential Optimisation and Compound Cost Functions

Sequential optimisation is an alternative optimisation strategy that can be run in FloTHERM’s Command Center…

Response Surface and Sequential Optimisation of a Heatsink Using FloTHERM. Part 4 – Response Surface Inspection

To recap… So far in this series we’ve: Taken a simple FloTHERM application of a…

Response Surface and Sequential Optimisation of a Heatsink Using FloTHERM. Part 3 – Cost Function Response Surfaces

A design of experiments based study will provide a scatter gun type indication of how…

Happy Lunar New Year! – FloEFD Investigates Sky Lantern Aerodynamics

Happy Chinese new year, wishing you all prosperity, luck, health and fortune in this, the…

Response Surface and Sequential Optimisation of a Heatsink Using FloTHERM. Part 2 – Design of (Computational) Experiments

The most effective, but least efficient, method to determine an optimal combination of design parameters…

Response Surface and Sequential Optimisation of a Heatsink Using FloTHERM. Part 1 – Defining a Design Space

Heatsinks are a very common method of aiding the transfer of heat from a source…

The Appification of CFD Simulation has Started

There has been much talk about the appification of established technologies. Discussion on the appification…