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Engineers, researchers, and scientists across industries use multiphysics simulation to research and develop innovative product designs and processes. Find inspiration in technical papers and presentations they have presented at the COMSOL Conference. Browse the selection below or use the Quick Search tool to find a specific presentation or filter by application area.
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Comparison of COMSOL® Simulation of Annular Linear Induction Pump with Mesh/Matrix and Equivalent Circuit Based Methods

P. Sharma[1]
[1]Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, India

This paper deals with the numerical simulation of Annular Linear Induction Pump (ALIP) using Finite Element Method based software COMSOL Multiphysics® . ALIP is used for pumping of liquid sodium in various experimental facilities and in auxiliary circuits of fast reactors. Usually, the ... Read More

A Synthesis Module for Designing Shallow Bistable Arches using COMSOL®

K. Bharadwaj .[1]
[1]National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, India

COMSOL®, like other finite element analysis software, enables analysis of an object of given geometry, material properties, boundary conditions, and loading. In this paper, we present a synthesis module for a class of structures called shallow bistable arches. Bistable arches have two ... Read More

Modelling of a Dual-Probe Heat-Pulse Soil-Moisture Sensor using COMSOL®

R. N. S.[1], R. Aouti[1], G. Ananthasuresh[1]
[1]Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

 Measuring soil moisture content plays an important role not only for sustaining dry farming but also for soil mapping. Our work includes developing a soil moisture sensor which is based on the principle of the Dual-Probe Heat-Pulse method to measure soil moisture content. To validate ... Read More

Design Analysis and Topology Optimization of Vertical Machining Center Spindle Head Structure

M. Muddanagoudra[1], H. Sonawane[2]
[1]Bharat Fritz Werner (BFW) Ltd. Bangalore, India
[2]Bharat Fritz Werner Limited, India

Optimal design and development of a machine tool structures have great influence on the precision of the machine tool's operations. The present work involves the design optimization of cast iron made CNC Spindle head for minimum overall compliance and the minimum weight of structural ... Read More

Comparison and Optimization of MRF Dampers Performance with Different Piston Coil Winding Orientation using COMSOL Multiphysics®

P. Singh[1], S. Panda[2]
[1]Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi, India
[2]IIT (BHU), Varanasi, India

Undesirable shocks and vibrations are a noteworthy issue in numerous human exercises and domains. Therefore, various damping techniques are used to minimise vibrations, can be classified as active, Semi-active and passive damping. The development of semi-actively controlled ... Read More

Electrothermal Study of Cu-CNT Composite TSV Using COMSOL Multiphysics®

K. Sable[1], B. Kumari[2], M. Sahoo[3]
[1]M.Tech Scholar, Indian Institute of Technology Dhanbad., India
[2]SRF, Indian Institute of Technology Dhanbad., India
[3]Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Dhanbad., India

Modelling 3D IC structures with Through Silicon Vias (TSVs) and micro bumps is a promising technique to achieve “more than Moore” integration. Conventionally, Copper (Cu) is used as a TSV material. However, due to rapid scaling of interconnect, problems like electro-migration and surface ... Read More

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

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

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

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