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Fluid & Heat Blog Posts

Modeling the Differential Quenching of a Katana

June 27, 2024

In this in-depth blog post, you’ll learn how to build a model of a katana using the COMSOL Multiphysics® software and simulate a differential hardening process to explore some of its features.

Modeling the Official Euro 2024 Match Ball

June 14, 2024

Explore the complex design of the official match ball for the Euro 2024 tournament. Then, learn about how it compares to the match ball from the 2018 FIFA World Cup®.

Estimating Pi Using the Monte Carlo Method and Particle Tracing

May 24, 2024

We take a popular way to estimate the value of pi, the Monte Carlo method, and add particle tracing simulation to the process for a fun way to visualize the results.

Modeling the Speed and Stealth of the Darkstar

March 28, 2024

What would the shock waves around the Darkstar really look like at Mach 7.5? How stealthy is this hypersonic jet? Here, we use modeling and simulation to find out.

Examining an Air Filter with a RANS Turbulence Model

February 20, 2024

Modeling and simulation can be used to analyze and better understand turbulent flow in a variety of systems. See one example here.

Modeling Acoustic Energy Generation in Thermoacoustic Engines

February 15, 2024

Thermoacoustic engines do not use moving parts, keeping their structure very simple. Learn more about these engines and how to model them here.

How Well Do Mosquito Traps Work? Observing Their Effectiveness with Particle Tracing

October 12, 2023

Are you a mosquito magnet? For fun, let’s explore whether mosquitoes prefer mosquito traps or human skin with equation-based modeling.

Using Simulation to Guide mRNA Vaccine Production

August 10, 2023

In recent times, lipid nanoparticles have gained public attention for their use in mRNA vaccine production. Read how Veryst Engineering is using simulation to help guide this process.

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