Electromagnetic Heating Blog Posts
Common Pitfalls in Electrothermal Analysis
In the real world, electromagnetic heating often involves a nonlinear temperature. Learn some common pitfalls that occur during this type of electrothermal analysis and how to overcome them.
Optimizing Thermophotovoltaic Designs with Heat Transfer Simulation
Thermophotovoltaic (TPV) systems, known for their flexible fuel choice options, immovable parts, and potential for efficient power generation, can be optimized with heat transfer modeling.
Modeling Cables in COMSOL Multiphysics®: 6-Part Tutorial Series
Your roadmap to modeling cables with the AC/DC Module and COMSOL Multiphysics®: A 6-part tutorial series that starts with the basics and gradually adds complexity and multiple physics.
Should I Fillet the Geometry in My Electromagnetic Heating Analysis?
You want to analyze electromagnetic heating around sharp corners in your simulation. Do you round off the corners by adding a fillet? We go over cases where you should and shouldn’t do so.
Analyze the Electrodynamics of a Magnetic Power Switch via Simulation
The AC/DC Module can be used to simulate electrodynamic devices, such as magnetic power switch circuit breakers. Follow along with this discussion to study the working principles of the device.
Optimizing the Design of Thermal Actuators for Use in Microsatellites
Microsatellites are replacing traditional large satellites in aerospace missions for gathering scientific data. Using simulation, we can optimize an important component of these devices.
Optimizing Microwave Furnaces for Solar-Grade Silicon Production
For silicon to be considered “solar grade”, it has to be 99.9999% pure. Therefore, microwave furnaces used to produce solar-grade silicon need to be optimized for quality and efficient output.
Simulating the Electrothermal Transients in Superconducting Magnets
In order to design superconducting magnets for a particle accelerator, such as the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, researchers need to simulate and optimize their electrothermal transients.
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