In thermal management, we describe our air cooled devices as using either natural convection or forced convection. Fans and blowers are the mechanisms behind forced convection cooling solutions, but what about natural convection? Buoyancy is the driving force of natural convection. What is Buoyancy? You’re already well aware and experienced in the effects of buoyancy.
I don’t know what thermal management is and at this point I’m too afraid to ask… So, you’ve been tasked with the development of a new product. It’s your first big project and you remember your thermodynamics from college, but your electrical engineers are telling you that your product needs thermal management and that isn’t