Fluid & Heat Blog Posts
Computing Orbital Heat Loads with COMSOL Multiphysics®
As of version 6.1, the Heat Transfer Module includes a new interface for defining satellite orbit and orientation, orbital maneuvers, and varying planetary properties.
The Use of COMSOL Multiphysics® in the Food Industry
Food for thought: Explore how failed products and the use multiphysics simulation inspire innovation in the food industry.
Analyzing Thermal Distribution in a Li-Ion Battery Pack
Deviating from optimal operating temperatures in a Li-ion battery pack can cause performance losses or even failure. Learn how to optimize the power design to control the temperature distribution.
The Science Behind Plant-Based Foods
You have probably heard of almond milk, coconut milk, and oat milk. But are you familiar with potato milk? This milk substitute hit grocery shelves in Europe in early 2022.
Investigating Glacier Motion with Viscoelastic Ice Simulations
Researchers at the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI) use viscoelastic ice simulations to study the occurrence of crevasses in glaciers and iceberg calving. Learn how here.
FDA Benchmark: CFD Modeling of a Centrifugal Blood Pump
CFD modeling is increasingly being used in medical device development to analyze device safety and effectiveness, accelerate the development cycle, and reduce costs. See 1 example here.
Model Balanced Heat Transfer, Bake a Better Apple Pie
Happy Pi Day! Here, we go over the best ingredient to use when preparing an apple pie, as well as how to model the heat transfer process that occurs in a pie as it is being baked in an oven.
Introduction to Modeling Evaporative Cooling
From meteorology to food processing, evaporation has many industrial and scientific applications. Here, we give an introduction to modeling evaporation with the Heat Transfer Module.
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