Thermal Analysis

Space instruments have to survive in extreme thermal environments ranging from absolute zero (-273oC) to over 1000oC. The group are experts in simulating and optimising designs to evaluate thermal performance and optimise.

The group uses NX Thermal and Maya TMG software to simulate the performance of complex assemblies and parts.

The software are used in both space and ground based applications and the group has an excellent record in producing models that correlate well to real-life conditions.

Typical analysis carried out by the group include:

  • Steady state environments
  • Transient environments
  • Conduction
  • Convection
  • Radiation


Thermal analysis slideshow

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Leicester Physics Centre is pleased to present "The Library of Light" - a talk by Jo Joelson, former artist in residence within the Radio and Space Plasma Physics group in the Department of Physics & Astronomy. The talk takes place on June 10th at 18:30. Click on the image below for more information.

Jo Joelson Talk