Fluid & Heat Blog Posts
Why Do Golf Balls Have Dimples?
Why do golf balls have dimples? Can I model a golf ball with COMSOL Multiphysics? Can I use simulation to optimize my shot and make a par? Find answers to these questions and more…
Simulating the Pressure in an Ultrahigh Vacuum System
The ETpathfinder research facility in the Netherlands was built in anticipation of the proposed Einstein Telescope (ET), a third-generation observatory of gravitational waves.
Analyzing LED Bulb Designs with Heat Transfer Simulation
LED bulbs are billed as more energy efficient than traditional bulbs, but they are not 100% efficient in turning electricity into light, making thermal management a vital design consideration.
Fully Coupled Hydromechanical Modeling of Fractured Media
Dr. Qinghua Lei of ETH Zürich demonstrates a novel method for modeling fully coupled hydromechanical processes in fractured media with 2 examples: fluid injection and underground excavation.
Fine-Tuning an HVAC System Design with Simulation
Do you find your office too hot, too cold, or just right? Using simulation, HVAC system engineers can assess indoor climate conditions and ensure maximum comfort among a building’s occupants.
8 Uses of COMSOL Multiphysics® in the Biomedical Industry
Read about 8 real-world examples of how engineers and researchers in the biomedical industry are using simulation to advance their innovative designs.
How to Compute Residence Time in Flow Models with COMSOL®
You can compute residence time in flow problems using the Particle Tracing Module. Get the details in this blog post.
Simulating Wind Load on a Sports Car’s Side Door and Mirror
Vroom vroom: In this blog post, we use large eddy simulation (LES) and structural analysis to analyze wind loads and airflow on the door and side mirror of a sports car driving at high speeds.
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