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How to Simulate Control Systems Using the PID Controller Add-In

January 9, 2020

A PID controller can be used in a variety of industries. This blog post demonstrates how a PID controller add-in can be easily incorporated in two simulation examples.

How to Customize Your Model Builder Workflow Using Add-Ins

January 3, 2020

By creating and using add-ins, as well as building your own add-in libraries or using the built-in library in COMSOL Multiphysics®, you can customize and streamline your Model Builder workflow.

What Is the Curl Element (and Why Is It Used)?

December 30, 2019

When solving some electromagnetics problems, the curl element (also called the edge element or vector element) can be used in the finite element method.

Using Web Browser Translation Tools for COMSOL Documentation

December 12, 2019

COMSOL documentation includes a lot of helpful information. Most web browsers include an automatic translation tool that enables you to read the documentation in the language of your choice.

How to Use the Load Plots in Structural Analyses

December 4, 2019

You can use the load plots available in the COMSOL® software to get the best possible visualization of the loads acting on your structural mechanics models in various situations.

Efficiently Distribute Lightweight Compiled Applications

December 3, 2019

Have you ever tried to send an email but the attachment was too large? COMSOL Compiler™ has an option that reduces the file size of standalone applications for more efficient distribution.

Heat Transfer in Biological Tissue with Thermal Damage Analysis

November 21, 2019

Hepatic tumor ablation using radiofrequency heating, microwave coagulation therapy, and other cancer treatments can be studied by modeling the electromagnetic heating of biological tissues.

How to Use the Platonic Solids as Geometry Parts in COMSOL®

November 18, 2019

The Platonic solids, named after Plato, are regular, convex polyhedra that consist of the tetrahedron, cube, octahedron, dodecahedron, and icosahedron.