CRTech Blog


April 05, 2016

 Mark Schmidt 

...and other advances in thermal modeling from our humble beginnings with slide rules to advanced new curved elements developed specifically for thermal analysis.  

In days of yore, the world was flat. You...

March 28, 2016

Brent Cullimore

You are hiking in the Serengeti. A twig snaps in bushes a few feet away from you. Is it the wind, or a lion?

As someone whose ancestors jumped to a worst-case conclusion (and as a result were less likely to become someone else’s lunch), we humans...

March 16, 2016

Brent Cullimore

Let me start by confessing that I don’t know much about Bitcoin, much less Bitcoin mining. I’m not even sure you can refer to them as ‘Bitcoins’ if you have two of them. You certainly can’t rub them together and make sparks. (They are sparks, if...

March 10, 2016

Brent Cullimore

I admit that I have chafed in the past at being called a thermal engineer. I have degrees in Mechanical Engineering and in Thermosciences. I consider myself more of a fluid/thermodynamics type: I love bubbles, and I think it is a sin if you stir cream...

January 12, 2016

Brent Cullimore

I was told that, after a few years of producing this blog, our true identity would become evident. At least if we were true to ourselves, and if we didn’t just turn this into blatant marketing and self-indulgent yakety yak.

Instead of waiting...


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We are offering two online classes in July: Introduction to Thermal Desktop and Introduction to RadCAD. The training uses lectures and demonstrations to introduce you to basic Thermal Desktop and RadCAD usage. Hands-on tutorials provide practice building models and interpreting results (tutorials are completed by students outside of the online class time).

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