The Future of Thermal Management
Craig Makens from ThermoAnalytics Inc., an APA partner, discusses the future of thermal management.
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Battery Performance, Lifetime, and Safety
As battery technologies advance and consumers expect extended range and shorter charge times, using transient thermal simulation to predict battery performance has become increasingly crucial. Join us as we demonstrate how you can leverage TAITherm software and Battery Extension to accurately predict battery performance, lifetime, and safety in a wide range of real-world environmental conditions.
We will show you how to simulate different usage scenarios, and how heat produced by the battery can lead to failure including thermal runaway. We will take you inside TAITherm software while exploring case studies and examples of past results.
How to Make Thermal Modeling Worthwhile
Are you a new TAITherm user or just need a refresher on the basics? Follow along as Lauren, our talented thermal engineer shows you the components you need to create the best models for successful thermal analysis. She will bring you inside the software for a look at TAITherm’s modeling capabilities and the types of problems you can solve, as well as a mini heat transfer primer and sample transient modeling process.
How to Shorten Run Times: Leverage the Strengths of TAITherm & CFD Simulations
This guest contribution to the Altair Blog is written by the ThermoAnalytics team, a member of the Altair Partner Alliance.
TAITherm Product Overview Video
An introduction video and how to get started with TAITherm
Product Overview Videos
ThermoAnalytics Showcase Video
Introductory video to TAITherm from ThermoAnalytics.
Top Use Cases: TAITherm
Presentation introducing a few of the top use cases for the heat transfer software, TAITherm.
The Most Common Mistakes Engineers Make In Thermal Modeling
Engineers and designers are increasingly relying on modeling solutions to prototype, test, prove and experiment as a means to more accurately predict how a built vehicle or other application will respond to various thermal conditions. While these methods are designed and promoted to save manufacturers time and money, five common mistakes made during the modeling phase can actually cost you more money, add time to the design cycle, and ultimately hurt product performance.
Heavy Duty: The Unique Thermodynamics of Heavy Vehicles
The heavy vehicle class trucks, tractor-trailers, construction equipment, agriculture vehicles, etc. is perhaps the hardest working class in the business, to borrow an expression. Not surprisingly, this class of vehicle presents some unique thermal management issues, distinguishing them from typical automobiles and presenting some distinct challenges when it comes to heat transfer modeling.
Engine and Exhaust Modeling in TAITherm
This webinar covers modeling engine and exhaust heating in heavy equipment. The discussion will cover how TAITherm is used to quickly set up and analyze such complex thermal problems (steady-state or transient) that include conduction, multi-bounce radiation, and convection under realistic environments.
Partner Spotlight: ThermoAnalytics
Craig Makens, Vice President of ThermoAnalytics, shares some interesting details about his company's thermal analysis software, TAITherm.