User Acceptance of Your Product

Thermal Design: User Acceptance of Your Product – Part 2

In an earlier blog post, we discuss the importance of user product acceptance. We examined another gaming laptop product review that focused heavily on the thermal management solution and its shortcomings.  The high performance laptop heated up in uncomfortable areas for the user and generated a distracting amount of noise with its fans. This article

ucted Versus Bypass Flow Versus Free Flow for Heat Sinks

Ducted Versus Bypass Flow

Flow Types in Aavid Genie: Ducted Versus Bypass Flow Aavid Genie has a few different options when it comes to defining flow for your thermal simulation.  Genie defaults to having ducted flow for all three flow types in the Flow Definition portion of a project. One flow type, standard fixed flow, has the option of

Xbox One X - Project Scorpio

Xbox One X Thermal Management: The Hottest News in the Game Console World

Microsoft’s Xbox One X: More Power! The biggest hardware news out of E3 2017 this week has been the reveal for Microsoft’s Project Scorpio. Microsoft unveiled the Xbox One X, which boasts some immense processing power. Just for fun, we wanted to take a look at the specs Microsoft put out for it’s new console

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