With the ever-increasing power densities in electronic systems, it is important that your system is designed not only for core functions, but also for thermals. Thermal engineering is a critical part of modern electronic systems. Often, thermal management is seen as an after-thought in design considerations until it is determined that there is a problem somewhere in a system due to excessive heating and malfunction. Poorly designed thermal management systems lead to all kinds of problems, including sub-optimal functions, poor mechanical aspects, high failure rates, and shorter lives. This is completely preventable, especially when handled early in the design cycle using in-house seasoned thermal engineers or expert thermal management consultants. Sometimes, the solution can be as simple as addressing an interface issue, selecting better materials, heat sink modification, or redirecting airflow to where it should be in the case of active cooling. At other times, it may require extensive thermal analysis and testing to determine the root problem, and hence the solution. In some case, it may require a totally brand new approach involving some serious research and development.
Thermal performance is controlled by dozens of variables, often with conflicting effects with one another. In many cases, it difficult to know what is controlling what a priori, even for a seasoned thermal expert. A very careful examination is, therefore, necessary to diagnose the problem and determine the most appropriate solution for a given system. One of the most common mistakes companies make is that, they try to address the thermal issue as a small part of a mechanical design. While this may be OK in some cases, it can be very costly in many others. Some well-known companies have lost millions, and even billions, due to poor thermals, in time to market, lost opportunity, and negative publicity. Guidance from seasoned and dedicated thermal engineers or outside thermal consultants is, therefore, necessary to be on the right footing from the beginning.
For less disruptive and cost-effective solutions, we highly recommend that companies seek expert thermal advice early in the design cycle; the earlier the better. We at Thermal Design Solutions can help you design your system so the heat generated is dissipated optimally, cost-effectively, and consistent with your ID and other objectives. From state-of-the-art thermal simulation methods, to targeted experiments, we have the necessary resources to identify areas for improvement and recommend the best possible solutions for you. With decades of background in the industry, we are highly experienced thermal management consultants in all areas of thermal technologies, from passive cooling to active cooling, and from very small to large systems.
We are thermal consultants serving clients in thermal design of electronic systems. With decades of experience in the field, we have the expertise in almost everything thermals. From chip-level thermal design to large system, we help companies achieve optimal, reliable and cost-effective thermal solutions. Using state-of-the-art analysis and simulation tools, we can quickly evaluate systems and suggest the best design options. We can help with the selections of materials, testing and prototyping, all the way to post-launch support, when necessary.
The thermal consultants at Thermal Design Solutions have extensive experience with various systems. Below are some of the projects we have handled in the past.
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