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Computing the HRTF of a Scanned Geometry of a Human Head

July 14, 2020

Designing cochlear implants, hearing aids, headphones, and other audio devices requires precise measurements of the head-related transfer function (HRTF). Simulation and geometry import can help.

Using 3D Models to Investigate Inductive Effects in a Submarine Cable

July 9, 2020

It takes a modern desktop computer ~30 minutes to compute a 3D cable model with twisted magnetic armor. Consequently, 3D cable models are replacing empirical models in the power cable industry.

Modeling Cables in COMSOL Multiphysics®: 8-Part Tutorial Series

July 8, 2020

Your roadmap to modeling cables with the AC/DC Module and COMSOL Multiphysics®: An 8-part tutorial series that starts with the basics and gradually adds complexity and multiple physics.

Modeling an Ear Canal’s Acoustics to Optimize In-Ear Audio Products

July 7, 2020

Ever notice an echo-like sound when wearing headphones or earbuds? Called the occlusion effect, this phenomenon can be studied using acoustics modeling to design better in-ear audio products.

3 Important Animals of Science from Throughout History  

June 23, 2020

What do a bunny, mouse, and part-Samoyed terrier have in common? We discuss these 3 noteworthy yet unlikely characters from the history of scientific research…

How to Use the Sketch Tools in COMSOL® to Draw 2D Geometry

June 18, 2020

Did you know that you can interactively draw and edit geometry right within the Graphics window in COMSOL Multiphysics®? Learn how to use Sketch mode with step-by-step video demonstrations.

Introducing the Porous Media Flow Module

June 11, 2020

From multiphase transport and non-Darcian flow to local thermal equilibrium and nonequilibrium, we discuss the advanced porous media flow modeling you can do with the Porous Media Flow Module.

Why Is My Coffee Maker Smiling at Me? Pareidolia Examined

June 4, 2020

A coffee maker smiles at you. A mop looks grumpy. The side of a building looks surprised. The phenomenon of seeing faces in inanimate objects, pareidolia, is more common than you might think…

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