Mechanical Blog Posts
Computing the HRTF of a Scanned Geometry of a Human Head
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.
Modeling an Ear Canal’s Acoustics to Optimize In-Ear Audio Products
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.
Introduction to the Elastic Waves, Time Explicit Interface
From nondestructive testing to seismic wave propagation in soil and rock, there are many application areas that involve the propagation of elastic waves in solids and vibrations in structures.
Modeling Heat Transfer in Thin Layers via Layered Material Technology
We answer some questions you may have about the Layered Material functionality in the COMSOL® software: What does it do? How do you update existing models? How do simulations benefit from it?
6 Ways Engineers Are Using Simulation to Help the Environment
Energy-efficient buildings and appliances. Safe nuclear waste storage. Well-preserved freshwater lakes. These are just a few examples of how simulation is being used to help the environment.
How to Model a Chain Drive in COMSOL Multiphysics®
You’ve already learned how to use built-in geometry parts to model roller chain sprocket assemblies. Now, learn how to use the geometry as an input to automatically generate a chain drive model.
Material Characterization by Means of Simulation
Carbon-based materials, such as synthetic specialty graphites, are found in many industries, including solar, semiconductor, car manufacturing, ceramics, and metallurgy.
Simulating the Carburization and Quenching of a Steel Gear
Gears are typically carburized and quenched to improve their fatigue durability and wear resistance. Simulation can help determine how these processes affect the gear’s residual stress state.
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