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Improving Heatsink for LED module

Question asked by Charles Fried on Jun 20, 2014
Latest reply on Jun 26, 2014 by Jared Conway

Hi there,

 

This is the first time I'm using heat simulations to improve a design so I am after some input on how it is best acheived.

 

I have an LED module which reaches a max temp of 75 degrees after 30 min, this sits onto the heatsink with some heatsink grease.

 

I'd like to do a study to find out wether tweaking the heatsink in some places can improve heat dissapation.

 

Can someone point me in the right direction? I am aware there is two types of studies steady and transient?

Which type of thermal load should I use?

 

 

Many thanks,

Charles

 

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