Thermal Management

In resolving battery problems, engineers apply the advanced CFD technology of ANSYS Fluent software to examine electrochemistry and to develop advanced battery cooling solutions.

Other thermal management applications call for ANSYS Icepak technology. This software can be used for package-, board- or system-level CFD simulation, including natural and forced convection and radiation heat transfer. Product developers can incorporate effects such as joule heating phenomena in package or board substrates — either through approximate calculation within the CFD solver or by transferring power distribution data gleaned from simulation with the ANSYS power and signal-integrity tool, SIwave.

Thermal management of automotive electronics using ANSYS Icepak