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How to Compute the Projected Area of a CAD File in COMSOL®

January 20, 2022

Want to compute the projected area of a CAD file? We discuss three simple approaches for doing so here.

Happy Birthday, Ralph Fowler

January 17, 2022

During his career, Ralph Fowler supervised 64 doctoral students at Cambridge University, 3 of whom would become Nobel laureates.

2 Ways to Use a 3Dconnexion® SpaceMouse® with COMSOL®

January 13, 2022

Learn about using the 3Dconnexion® SpaceMouse® to select geometric entities and create model images.

Validating an Acoustic Ray Tracing Simulation of a Chamber Music Hall

January 11, 2022

The well-known Konzerthaus Berlin theater boasts 3 separate halls: The Grand Hall, the Small Hall, and the modern Werner Otto Hall. Here, we explore the acoustics of the Small Hall with simulation.

Happy Birthday, Joseph Petzval

January 6, 2022

In 1840, this Hungarian physicist introduced a lens design that could gather more than 20 times as much light as lenses used in earlier cameras.

How Long Does It Take an Engineer to Turn on a Light Bulb?

January 5, 2022

Misconception about electricity: Electrons carry the energy in an electrical circuit. Today, we investigate this theory with simulation.

Visualizing the Emergence of Turing Patterns with Simulation

December 28, 2021

Turing patterns are often found in nature. The conditions behind the emergence of these patterns can be studied with chemical modeling.

The Science Behind Lie Detector Tests

December 23, 2021

Polygraph machines accurately monitor cardiovascular, respiratory, and electrodermal activity. But can they really determine whether a subject is being deceptive?

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