AC/DC & Electromagnetics Blog Posts
A Quiet Revolution: Analyzing Electric Motor Noise via Simulation
The sound we hear from electric-powered machines is a multiphysics phenomenon: A motor’s electromagnetic activity sends vibrations through both the machine and the surrounding air.
Analyzing Electric Motor and Generator Designs with COMSOL®
Using electromagnetics simulation, you can investigate and optimize the magnetic field distribution, mechanical torque, and iron usage and losses in a permanent magnet motor or generator.
Computing Losses in a Three-Phase Power Transformer
Around the world, power transformers are used in power grids for efficient electric power transmission. EM simulation can be used to compute losses in these devices and optimize their designs.
Investigating Magnetic Field Exposure Near Transmission Lines
Electromagnetics simulation can be used to predict and investigate magnetic field exposure around power transmission lines and other electrical infrastructure.
5 W’s for 200 Years of Electromagnetism
Fun fact: Hans Christian Ørsted originally studied pharmacology and philosophy before he went on to discover the connection between electricity and magnetism.
Designing Inductors with a Simulation App at Bombardier Transportation
Every day, 500 million passengers in 200 cities and 60 countries ride a train featuring Bombardier Transportation products. See how apps help speed up the design process for a train component…
It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s…Gravity-Defying Spiders!
Spider ballooning, in which spiders float for miles, was originally observed by Charles Darwin in 1832. Since then, researchers from University of Bristol used simulation to study this effect.
How Does This Lip Gloss Appear to Defy Gravity?
We attempt to explain a mysterious, gravity-defying phenomenon involving a viral video, dielectric materials, electrostatics, and lip gloss.
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