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Blog Posts Tagged Optimization Module

Comparing Optimization Methods for a Heat Sink Design for 3D Printing

April 18, 2019

When designing a heat sink, is it better to use parametric or topology optimization? When manufacturing said design, does 3D printing produce the best result, or a conventional method?

Performing Topology Optimization with the Density Method

January 4, 2019

The density method simplifies the process of topology optimization. Get an overview of how to use a special density feature for topology optimization in the COMSOL® software.

How to Analyze a Glacier via Gradient-Based Optimization

July 17, 2018

This post highlights a gradient-based optimization method that geophysical engineers can use to analyze, for instance, the movement and sensitivity of a glacier.

How to Perform Multimaterial Optimization in COMSOL Multiphysics®

March 30, 2018

Does a tuning fork sound better when made out of aluminum instead of copper or steel? In COMSOL Multiphysics®, you can perform an optimization study for multiple materials to find out.

How to Use the Parameter Estimation Study Step for Inverse Modeling

March 29, 2018

This blog post includes a tutorial video. Watch it to learn the steps for performing a parameter estimation study for inverse modeling in COMSOL Multiphysics®.

Topology Optimization of a Magnetic Circuit for Loudspeakers

March 22, 2018

By optimizing the topology of loudspeaker components, such as magnetic circuits, we can develop speaker designs that are portable, lightweight, and high quality.

Advancing Additive Manufacturing with Sequential Simulations

March 7, 2018

In some ways, additive manufacturing is like sewing or weaving. We talk to a professor of additive manufacturing about how sequential simulations can be used to analyze and optimize the process.

Acoustic Topology Optimization with Thermoviscous Losses

February 28, 2018

A guest blogger from GN Hearing discusses including thermoviscous losses in the topology optimization of microacoustic devices, such as hearing aids, mobile phones, and metamaterial geometries.