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The Boltzmann Equation, Two-Term Approximation Interface

February 24, 2022

When modeling plasma, you sometimes want to define the electron transport properties as a function of the electron energy. The Boltzmann Equation, Two-Term Approximation interface does just that.

Introduction to Modeling Evaporative Cooling

February 22, 2022

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.

Creating Schlieren-Type Visualizations in COMSOL Multiphysics®

February 17, 2022

Did you know that Schlieren imaging might predate written history? Here, we explore this ancient imaging technique with CFD modeling.

Pasta alla Simulazione: Modeling an Extruder in COMSOL®

February 14, 2022

On an industrial scale, extruders mix and knead raw pasta dough. Avoid issues with looks, taste, and safety by modeling the extrusion process.

Introduction to Computing Radiative Heat Exchange

February 10, 2022

Follow along as we continue our discussion on the foundations of radiative heat transfer modeling. (Part 3 of 3)

Modeling Piezoelectricity Using the Discontinuous Galerkin Method

February 9, 2022

COMSOL Multiphysics® version 6.0 introduced a feature for modeling piezoelectric devices that is more convenient than alternative methods. Here’s how to use it in your models.

Axisymmetric Solid Mechanics with a Twist

February 8, 2022

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.

Modeling Incident Radiation in Radiative Heat Transfer

February 3, 2022

Get an introduction to modeling incident radiation on a surface with the Surface-to-Surface Radiation interface in the Heat Transfer Module. (Part 2 of 3)