Thermal Image of Laptop After Extended Use

Thermal Management Introduction: Keeping Devices Cool

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

Environmental Conditions and Considerations for Thermal Design

Environmental Conditions Range in Aavid Genie

Where Will Your Product End Up Being Used? When starting a new application, it’s critical that you determine what the environmental conditions range your end device will live in. Your environmental conditions will affect how easily your product might get to your maximum case temperature. Or maybe your user is in contact with your device

Working Envelope Allowable Heat Sink Volume

What Aavid Genie Means: “Working Envelope” and Heat Sink Design Volume

Space: the Final Frontier In the “Project Conditions” page of Aavid Genie, there is a box that asks you the “Working Envelope.” This term refers to the heat sink design volume.   Think of this as the volume you have available for your heat sink in your application. Aavid Genie defines your working envelope in