convection cooling


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.
Related to convection cooling: Thermal convection

convection cooling

[kən′vek·shən ‚kül·iŋ]
(engineering)
Heat transfer by natural, upward flow of hot air from the device being cooled.
References in periodicals archive ?
Designed to use only WD's GreenPower drives, this system, with its efficient convection cooling architecture, fan-less design, and power saving mode, consumes up to 33 percent less power than standard systems, is reliably cool, and remarkably quiet.
As NEC's most environmentally friendly system, the NLite L boasts reduced power requirements through convection cooling and low maintenance enclosures with full front access for a smaller footprint and easy access.
3VDC output at 85 degrees C ambient utilizing only convection cooling, the YNM and YNL provide full-rated current operation and the YNS can provide up to 14 amps.
The improved thermal performance allows these devices to operate at higher continuous current without requiring forced convection cooling.
The EOS MVLT110 family delivers 110 watts with only 150 LFM of airflow and delivers up to 80 watts with convection cooling.
Our customers have been deploying RACE(R) Series systems with convection cooling in rugged environments for most of the last decade, and now they're seeing the demand for conduction-cooled systems," said Vince Mancuso, vice president and general manager, Government Electronics Group, Mercury Computer Systems.
The EOS MVLT family delivers higher efficiencies, reducing heat and increasing product reliability, through convection cooling that eliminates the need for space consuming fans.
The study involved experimental testing to validate thermal performance of this new heat sink method during forced convection cooling.
Small refrigerators for convection cooling of the control center and IT rooms.
The MVAC250 and MVAC400 Series from Murata Power Solutions are new, medically approved 250W AC/DC converters offering high efficiency and convection cooling.
In 1976, Holder studied the various configurations of the exchangers in inlet section of the natural convection cooling towers on internal flows of the tower and the sensitivity to side winds [1].
Convection cooling makes its operation totally silent.