ME 146 Thermal Management of Electronics

Administration

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Syllabus

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Schedule

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Report Format

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Course Reader Contents

Other Resources

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Overview of Nanoscale Heat Transfer, by Dr. Tai-Ran Hsu

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Download EES -- You'll need a password from your instructor to unzip this. Only SJSU students and faculty may download this file.

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A list of some common acronyms. Let me know if there are any you'd like me to add!

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Jedec -- standards for the solid state industry, including thermal management standards

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Electronics Cooling Magazine -- trade journal with practical electronics cooling articles and advertising. Subscribe for free!

bullet Peeples, Vapor Compression Cooling for High Temperature Applications -- reading for Dec. 5

Powerpoint Presentations

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Why Thermal Management?

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Overview of Temperature Measurement

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Fan Performance

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Where is Heat Generated?

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Heat Sink Selection

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Thermal Interface Materials

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Constriction and Spreading Resistance

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Simplified Thermal Stress Analysis

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Liquid Cooling of Electronics

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Lead-Free Electronics

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Jedec Standards

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Heat Pipes

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Thermoelectric Coolers

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Vapor Compression Systems

Lab/Activity Materials

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Thermocouple Construction and Calibration

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Fan Performance and Chassis Impedance        Wind Tunnel CFM plots    Lab Data

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Computer Chassis Cooling

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Project Specifications

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Flotherm Tutorial version 1

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Flotherm Project

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Heat Sink Performance Testing  Added June 2007

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Heat Pipes Part 1        EES Code for orifice plate

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Heat Pipes Part 2 (Laptop Cooling)

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Thermoelectric Cooling   Added June 2007

Homework

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Homework 1  Overview of Thermal Resistance Method  Solution part a Solution part b (solving for Tj)

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Homework 2  Calculating Heat Sink Flow Bypass   Solution

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Homework 3  Heat Sink Performance    Solution

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Homework 4  Constriction/Spreading Resistance    Solution

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Homework 5 Thermal Stress Analysis    Solution
    Bottom number on solution that is cut off is 1.66 x 104 psi

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Homework 6 Natural Convection/Radiation Solution

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Homework 7 Forced Convection  Solution

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Homework 8 Liquid Flow in Microchannels  Solution

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Homework 9 Boiling Heat Transfer  Solution


 

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