Structural Mechanics Blog Posts
The Physics of a Hopping Hoop
Have you heard of the hopping hoop? This problem has interested the minds of researchers and engineers for the last half-century. Let’s see how modeling can provide insight into this age-old case.
The Intriguing Stresses in Pipe Bends
Explore beam theory, the classical beam equations, and the various features in COMSOL Multiphysics for analyzing complex piping systems.
New Functionality for Buckling Analysis in COMSOL Multiphysics®
COMSOL Multiphysics® version 6.1 introduces functionality for handling a combination of fixed and varying loads in a buckling analysis. Get the details here.
Simulating the Pharmaceutical Tableting Process
Powder compaction is widely used in the pharmaceutical industry due to its high flexibility and control over quality. Here, we explore this process with the Capped Drucker-Prager model.
How to Evaluate Stresses in COMSOL Multiphysics®
Get a comprehensive introduction to evaluating various stress quantities in COMSOL Multiphysics®.
Computing and Visualizing Satellite Orbits in COMSOL®
Here, we introduce a new, out-of-this-world tutorial model of a spacecraft in orbit.
Axisymmetric Solid Mechanics with a Twist
As of version 6.0, you can easily include circumferential displacements in 2D axisymmetric models using the Solid Mechanics interface. Check out one example here.
The North Pole Uses Simulation to Help Santa Take Flight
Happy holidays! Guest blogger Winter Frost returns to discuss how simulation is being used at the North Pole to help Santa take flight.
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