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Papers and Presentations from the COMSOL Conference 2019

At the COMSOL Conference 2019, scientists and engineers from around the globe showcased their multiphysics simulation projects. See how researchers in your industry are currently using numerical modeling to optimize designs, streamline processes, and improve products by browsing the technical papers and presentations below. Use the Quick Search tool to find a specific presentation or filter by application area or conference location.

ISBN: 978-0-9910001-7-3

2019 - Allx

Heat and Mass Transfer Modelling in Lyophilization Using COMSOL Multiphysics®

V. Garg[1], H. Garg[2], S. Dhami[1], P. Rao[1]
[1]National Institute of Technical Teachers Training & Research, Chandigarh, India
[2]Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR), CSIR-Central Scientific Instruments Organisation (CSIR-CSIO) Campus, Chandigarh, India, 160030, India

Lyophilization is a dehydration process used to preserve perishable material like food. It depends on many parameters like temperature, pressure, rate of drying, type of heating for sublimation, chamber size etc. Therefore, optimization of multiple parameters is required for design and ... Read More

Numerical Simulation of Melt Hydrodynamics in Laser Micro Processing using COMSOL Multiphysics®

S. Sharma[1], J. Ramkumar[1], S. Ramakrishna[1]
[1]IIT Kanpur, India

Laser material processing at micro-meter domain can be used for a plethora of applications such as micro drilling, micro welding, micro cutting, micro-texturing as well as micro polishing. These processes are governed by the time varying, complex melt hydrodynamics courtesy of melting ... Read More

Stiffness Analysis of Stabilizer Bar

S. Shah[1], C. Deshmukh[1]
[1]Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd., India

Anti-roll bar or stabilizer bar is a critical component for vehicle’s roll stiffness. This plays a major role in cornering and overall vehicle dynamics. Various methods can be used to calculate stiffness of roll bar at design stage. A simple formula-based method is used calculate the ... Read More

Design and Simulation of a Dual Axis Thermal Accelerometer using Single Axis Structure

R. Mukherjee[1], P. Mandal[2], P. Guha[2]
[1]Bennett University, India
[2]IIT Kharagpur, India

An accelerometer detects acceleration and tilt of a device. There are several areas where accelerometers are in use, e.g. aerospace, navigation, automotive industry, electronic gadgets etc. According to different working principle, there are different types of accelerometer, e.g. piezo ... Read More

Simulation of Drying Process During Fabrication of Lithium-Ion Battery Porous Electrode

S. R.[1], N. S. T.[1]
[1]CSIR-Central Electrochemical Research Institute, India

Lithium ion battery electrodes are porous composite film made up of two or three different types of solid material. Typically using the fabrication of the electrode, the solid powders (active material, binder and in most cases a conductive active) are dispersed in a solvent like NMP and ... Read More

FEM Simulation of Interdigitated Electrodes (IDEs) Device

S. Deshpande[1], S. Bhand[1], G. Bacher[1]
[1]BITS Pilani K K Birla Goa Campus, India

In this, FEM simulation of the interdigitated electrodes (IDEs) device using COMSOL Multiphysics® is presented. In this study, the effect of meshing sequence on the performance of IDEs device was evaluated using normal as well as adaptive mesh refinement. The key parameters such as of ... Read More

Comparative Numerical Simulation of Masonry arch with Different Interlocking Pattern

K. Mishra[1], H. Gupta[2], D. Ghosh[3], A. Mittal[3]
[1]CSIR -Central Building Research Institute, India
[2]CSIR-Central Building Research Institute, India
[3]CSIR - Central Building Research Institute, India

Arches being one of the most aesthetic and stable form of structural elements, have been constantly used since hundreds of years in various form of constructions be it buildings, bridges or any other structural system. Though, common use of reinforced concrete framed structures has ... Read More

Numerical Study of Millimeter-Scale Magnetorheological Elastomer Robot for Undulatory Swimming

C. Wu[1]
[1]Zhejiang University, Department of Polymer Science and Technology, China

Numerical investigations of magnetorheological elastomer millimeter-scale robots capable of undulatory swimming under magnetic body torques are realized for the first time in low Reynolds number condition using AC/DC, CFD, Structural Mechanics modules in COMSOL Multiphysics®. The ... Read More

Analysis of the Material Removal Rate and Smoothing Effect of Active Fluid Jet Polishing

V. Singh Negi[1], H. Garg[1], S. Kumar[2], V. Karar[2], U. Tiwari[1]
[1]Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR), CSIR-Central Scientific Instruments Organisation (CSIR-CSIO) Campus, Chandigarh, India, India
[2]CSIR-Central Scientific Instruments Organisation, Chandigarh, India, India

Active fluid jet polishing is a sub-aperture polishing process used in the optical fabrication of complex surfaces. Correction of surface irregularities during the polishing process is a challenging process. Quality of optical surface depends on smoothing action during fine and ... Read More

Electronic Thermal Control using Heat Sink for Chip Cooling under Forced Convection

S. Durgam[1], M. Nandgaonkar[1], C. Sewatkar[1], M. Khond[1], P. Deshmukh[1], S. Tapase[1]
[1]College of Engineering Pune, India

This paper presents numerical investigation of electronic thermal control using heat sink for integrated circuit (IC) chip cooling under forced convection in a horizontal channel. Steady state, three dimensional, incompressible, laminar forced convection cooling of chip attached with ... Read More