ANSYS Icepak provides powerful electronic cooling solutions which utilize the industry-leading ANSYS Fluent computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solver for thermal and fluid flow analyses of integrated circuits (ICs), packages, printed circuit boards (PCBs) and electronic assemblies. The ANSYS Icepak CFD solver uses the ANSYS Electronics Desktop (AEDT) graphical user interface (GUI). This provides a CAD-centric solution for engineers who can leverage the easy-to-use ribbon interface to manage thermal issues within the same unified framework as ANSYS HFSS, ANSYS Maxwell and ANSYS Q3D Extractor. Electrical and mechanical engineers working in this environment will enjoy a completely automated design flow with seamless coupling from HFSS, Maxwell and Q3D Extractor into Icepak for thermal analysis.
Engineers can rely on Icepak for an integrated electronics cooling solution for electronic applications ranging in scale from individual ICs to packages and PCBs, up to computer housings and entire data centers. The Icepak solver performs conduction, convection and radiation conjugate heat transfer analyses. It has many advanced capabilities to model laminar and turbulent flows, and species analysis including radiation and convection. Icepak provides a vast library of fans, heatsinks and materials to furnish solutions to everyday electronic cooling concerns.
- White Papers
- Electrothermal Mechanical Stress Reference Design Flow for Printed Circuit Boards and Electronic Packages - White Paper
- SIwave to Icepak Coupling - Application Brief
- Fostering Thermal Design Innovation using Chip-Package-System Analysis Techniques - Technical Paper
- Importing Cadence Designs into ANSYS Icepak - Application Brief
See how our customers are using our software:
Ruggedized Systems: Cool and Collected
To meet demanding military specifications for mobile and interconnected surveillance, communications and operational devices, Kontron uses sophisticated thermal simulation to balance size, weight, power and cooling (SWaP-C) trade-offs for 'ruggedized' modular chassis that support customized solutions for mission-critical operations.View Case Study
Keeping the Block Cool
As cars become more complex, companies that manufacture the supporting electronic systems must make them reliable and safe. Automotive electronics system manufacturer Kyungshin improved the thermal management of its smart junction blocks while cutting production time by 80 percent and costs by over 50 percent.View Case Study