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Byron Blackmore, product manager for electronics cooling at Mentor, will present the benefits of the new features in FloTHERM v12 in a webinar scheduled on September 21, 2017.
The webinar will feature the new functionality of FloTHERM, including a new and improved Command Center, and ho these new features can help increase your productivity. There will be an opportunity to ask questions at the end of the presentation.
You will also learn how to:
- Easily create, solve, and analyse model variants to fully explore and improve the thermal design.
- Copy/Paste data exchange with external tools, makes interaction and report generation quicker.
- Support for Phase Change Materials (PCM). Encapsulated PCMs have become a common thermal solution for consumer applications, and have been difficult to simulate in the past. FloTHERM now accepts latent heat and melt temperature as inputs and utilizes these values automatically in transient applications. The impact of PCMs on component and touch temperatures can now be fully explored and optimized in FloTHERM.
Jade Bridges, Electrolube
There are many different types of thermally conductive materials, and choosing between them will be dictated by production requirements and application design, as well as critical performance factors that must be achieved.
Andy Shaughnessy, Design007 Magazine
During DesignCon 2018, Andy Shaughnessy sat down for an interview with Martin Cotton, director of OEM projects for Ventec. Martin was a PCB designer for years, so he has experience on both sides of the desk. They discussed Ventec’s reasons for coming to DesignCon, their expansion into low-loss materials, and Ventec’s new I-Connect007 book, The Printed Circuit Designer’s Guide to Thermal Management with Insulated Metal Substrates.
Andy Shaughnessy, PCBDesign007
I had the opportunity to talk with our contributor Doug Brooks recently. He has been doing some research on temperature effects on PCB traces over the last few years, and I wanted to check the status of his latest thermal efforts. He discussed his work with Dr. Johannes Adam, why temperature charts based on a trace in isolation are inaccurate, and how the industry remained so wrong about PCB temperatures for so long.