The Application Gallery features COMSOL Multiphysics® tutorial and demo app files pertinent to the electrical, structural, acoustics, fluid, heat, and chemical disciplines. You can use these examples as a starting point for your own simulation work by downloading the tutorial model or demo app file and its accompanying instructions.

Search for tutorials and apps relevant to your area of expertise via the Quick Search feature. To download the MPH-files, log in or create a COMSOL Access account that is associated with a valid COMSOL license. Note that many of the examples featured here can also be accessed via the Application Libraries that are built into the COMSOL Multiphysics® software and available from the File menu.


Forced Vibration Analysis of a Composite Laminate

Delamination or the separation of layers is a common failure mode in laminated composite materials. Various factors, including loading, defects in the material, and environmental conditions can trigger the initiation and propagation of layer separation. This leads to degraded structural ... Read More

Convective Heat Transfer with Pseudo-Periodicity

This model simulates convective heat transfer in a channel filled with water. To reduce memory requirements, the model is solved repeatedly on a pseudo-periodic section of the channel. Each solution corresponds to a different section, and before each solution step the temperature at the ... Read More

Substrate Integrated Waveguide Leaky Wave Antenna

Substrate Integrated Waveguides (SIW) can be used in antenna applications. Leaky waves from a slot array on the top surface of the SIW in this model generate a beam in a certain direction that can be steered by choosing a different operating frequency. Read More

Mixed Diffuse-Specular Radiation Benchmark

This model shows how to use the Mathematical Particle Tracing interface to simulate mixed diffuse-specular reflection between surfaces in an enclosure. This model is separated in two parts. The first part compares the heat fluxes computed by the Mathematical Particle Tracing interface ... Read More

Acoustic Horn: Nonlinear Sound Propagation using the Westervelt Model

This tutorial shows how to include local nonlinear effects when simulating the acoustics of an exponential horn. Nonlinear effects become important when an acoustic horn is used for high amplitude signaling. The Nonlinear Acoustics (Westervelt) feature available for the Pressure ... Read More

Block Verification

This model shows how to set up a uniaxial compression test on a prestressed soil sample. Due to uniaxial compression and simple initial stress values, it is possible to determine the vertical yield stress analytically. The soil sample is modeled with soil plasticity and the Mohr-Coulomb ... Read More

Absorptive Muffler with Shells

This model describes the pressure wave propagation in a muffler for an internal combustion engine. The purpose of the model is to show how to analyze both inductive and resistive damping in pressure acoustics as well as coupling the fluid to the surrounding elastic shell structure of ... Read More

Transmission Line Butler Matrix Beamforming Network

A Butler matrix is a passive beamforming feed network. It is a cost-effective feed network for phased array antennas because the circuit can be fabricated in the form of microstrip lines and is a viable solution for performing beam scanning without deploying expensive active devices. ... Read More

Sagnac Interferometer

This is a model of a simple Sagnac interferometer consisting of two mirrors and a beam splitter arranged in a triangle. The entire modeling domain rotates; as a result, the rays propagating in opposite directions in the triangle have different optical path lengths due to the Sagnac ... Read More

Combining Elastoplastic and Creep Material Models

This model shows how to combine different types of material nonlinearity, such as creep and elastoplasticity. In this specific example you will perform a stress and nonlinear strain analysis on a thick cylinder under a nonproportional loading: an initial temperature increase followed by ... Read More