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Optimizing Electronics Reliability with Ansys Sherlock

Ansys Sherlock automated design analysis software is the only Reliability Physics/Physics of Failure (PoF)-based electronics design analysis software that provides fast and accurate life predictions for electronic hardware at the component, board and system levels in early design stages. A unique, powerful capability of Sherlock is its revolutionary ability to rapidly convert electronic CAD (ECAD) files into CFD and FEA models with accurate geometries and material properties. Through its powerful parsing engine (capable of importing Gerber, ODB and IPC2581 files, etc.) and embedded libraries containing over 500,000 parts, Sherlock reduces pre-processing time from days to minutes and automates workflows through its integration with Ansys Icepak, Ansys Mechanical and Ansys Workbench.

With its extensive parts/materials libraries, Sherlock automatically identifies your files and imports your parts list, then builds an FEA model of your circuit board in minutes. It also produces a holistic analysis that is critical to developing reliable electronics products. It enables designers to simulate each environment, failure mechanism and assembly that a product might encounter over its lifespan.

Join PADT's Systems Application & Support Engineer Josh Stout for an introduction to this powerful tool along with a look at what new features and updates have been added in the Ansys 2020 R2 version.
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    About Steven Kjar: Steven has attended many colleges and universities while developing skills, including Snow College, Brigham Young University, Utah State University, University of Washington, and Penn State. After a long search for the perfect career, he found his passion in mechanical engineering with a focus on 3D printing. Steven currently working at Thermo Fisher Scientific as a mechanical engineer in R&D. As part of his responsibilities he has been entrusted with the development of an additive manufacturing program for Thermo Fisher in Logan, Utah, and has spent six years building a 3D printing lab that is now capable of producing ISO13485 compliant parts.

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