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How to Analyze a Glacier via Gradient-Based Optimization

July 17, 2018

This post highlights a gradient-based optimization method that geophysical engineers can use to analyze, for instance, the movement and sensitivity of a glacier.

Optimizing Thermal Processes in Carbon Manufacturing with Simulation

July 5, 2018

A guest blogger from SGL Carbon GmbH demonstrates how his organization uses heat transfer simulation to optimize thermal processes in carbon manufacturing.

Modeling a Tubular Reactor for Optimized Polymer Manufacturing

July 4, 2018

Chemical engineers can model tubular reactors to optimize them for specific manufacturing and production processes, such as for the polymerization of polyester, as this example shows.

Analyzing a Centrifugal Pump Design with Frozen Rotor Approximation

June 25, 2018

Mechanical engineers can analyze the design of centrifugal pumps using the Frozen Rotor Approximation, which is available in the Mixer Module, an add-on to the CFD Module.

Your Guide to Meshing Techniques for Efficient CFD Modeling

June 13, 2018

Learn how to use a variety of meshing tools for your CFD analyses, including mapped mesh, unstructured quad mesh, triangular mesh, tetrahedral mesh, swept mesh, boundary layer mesh, and more.

How to Set Up a Mesh in COMSOL Multiphysics® for CFD Analyses

June 11, 2018

As a flow mechanics specialist preparing a mesh for CFD analysis, the geometry supplied by a CAD team is often exactly what you do not want. So, what do you do?

Does It Matter Which Ball the FIFA World Cup™ Teams Practiced With?

June 6, 2018

In an attempt to determine what type of soccer ball is best to prepare for the FIFA World Cup™, we set up a backyard experiment involving a leaf blower, level, and a few soccer balls.

Optimizing Combustion Particle Control in an Electric Filter Design

June 5, 2018

To optimize the design of an electrostatic filter, researchers from Switzerland used multiphysics modeling, validating their results by comparing them to experimental data.


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