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Simulating the Electrothermal Transients in Superconducting Magnets

March 9, 2017

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.

How to Analyze Thermoelectric Cooler Designs with a COMSOL App

March 8, 2017

A simulation application, such as one for a thermoelectric cooler design, can be used to test a variety of parameters in order to optimize a device for a specific use.

Analyzing Utility Boiler Designs by Simulating Radiative Heat Transfer

March 6, 2017

To study a utility boiler furnace, you need to account for the effects of radiation, which is difficult to solve for analytically and study experimentally. That’s where simulation comes in.

How to Compute Distances Between Objects in COMSOL Multiphysics®

March 2, 2017

Compute the distance between two deforming objects in the COMSOL Multiphysics® software. Here’s how…

Comparing Hydrodynamic Bearings with Rotordynamics Analyses

March 1, 2017

Compare the load capacities for different types of hydrodynamic bearings and determine which is best suited for your area of study by using the Rotordynamics Module.

How to Analyze Beam Sections Using the Beam Section Calculator

February 28, 2017

Simulation applications can be used as utility tools to compute the properties and parameters of a component or device. In this example, the application analyzes beam section geometries.

How to Implement the Fourier Transformation from Computed Solutions

February 27, 2017

In this wave optics demonstration, learn how to implement the Fourier transformation for computed solutions, using the example of an electromagnetic simulation of a Fresnel lens.

Analyzing Novel Roof Tile Designs with Multiphysics Simulation

February 23, 2017

To investigate a novel design for roof tiles that can keep buildings cool in hot climates, called Life HEROTILE Project, a research group from Italy turned to multiphysics simulation.