COMSOL Conference 2013

Transport Phenomena

Transport phenomena studies account for exchanges of momentum, energy, and mass between systems. View the papers, presentations, and posters on this page to learn how multiphysics simulation can be used to analyze heat transfer, materials processing, and the behavior of mechanical and electrical devices.

A Multiphase Porous Medium Transport Model with Distributed Sublimation Front to Simulate Vacuum Freeze Drying

A. Warning, J. M. R. Arquiza, A. K. Datta

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

Food Cooking Process. Numerical Simulation of the Transport Phenomena

B. Bisceglia, A. Brasiello, R. Pappacena, R. Vietri

University of Salerno, Department of Industrial Engineering, Fisciano (SA), Italy

Claus Process Reactor Simulation

J. Plawsky,

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA

Modeling of Transport Phenomena in Gas Tungsten Arc Welding of Ni to 304 Stainless Steel

A. Bahrami, D. K. Aidun

MAE Department, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY, USA

Numerical Modeling of the Bistability of Electrolyte Transport in Conical Nanopores

H. White, L. Luo

Department of Chemistry, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA

Developments in a Coupled Thermal-Hydraulic-Chemical-Geomechanical Model for Soil and Concrete

S.C. Seetharam, D. Jacques

Performance Assessments Unit, Institute for Environment, Health and Safety, Belgian Nuclear Research Centre (SCK•CEN), Mol, Belgium

Modeling Drug Release from Materials Based on Electrospun Nanofibers

P. Nakielski, T. Kowalczyk, T.A. Kowalewski

Institute of Fundamental Technological Research Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland

Multiphysics Approach of the Performance of a Domestic Oven

N. Garcia-Polanco, J. Capablo, J. Doyle

Whirlpool Corporation, Cassinetta di Biandronno (VA), Italy

Modeling of Turbulent Combustion in COMSOL Multiphysics®

D. Lahaye1, L. Cheng2

1DIAM, EEMCS Faculty, TU Delft, The Netherlands
2Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Computational Fluid Dynamics for Microreactors Used in Catalytic Oxidation of Propane

S. Odiba, M. Olea, S. Hodgson, A. Adgar

Teesside University, School of Science and Engineering, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom

Three-Dimensional (3D) Modeling of Heat and Mass Transfer during Microwave Drying of Potatoes

H. Zhu12, T. Gulati2, A. K. Datta2, K. Huang1

1Institute of Applied Electromagnetics, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
2Department of Biological and Environment Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

2-D Modeling of Underground Coal Gasification (UCG)

S. Mahajani1, S. Srikantiah1, G. Samdani1, A. Ganesh1, P. Aghalayam2

1Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India

Modeling of Transport Phenomena in Metal Foaming

B. Chinè1, M. Monno2

1Laboratorio MUSP Piacenza, Italy; ITCR, Esc. Ciencia e Ing. Materiales, Cartago, Costa Rica
2Laboratorio MUSP, Piacenza, Italy; Politecnico di Milano, Dip. Meccanica, Milano, Italy

Numerical Simulation of Concentration Polarization to Estimate Gypsum and Calcium Carbonate Scaling on Membrane Surfaces

A. Santafé-Moros, J.M. Gozálvez-Zafrilla

Institute for Industrial, Radiophysical and Environmental Safety (ISIRYM) - Universitat Politècnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain

Modeling and Simulation of Drug Release Through Polymer Hydrogels

V. Runkana, S. Maheshwari, S. Cherlo, RSR Thavva

Tata Research Development and Design Centre, Tata Consultancy Services Ltd., Pune, Maharashtra, India

Electrohydrodynamic Micropump Modeling for Performance Optimization

A. Mulye1, S. Potnis2

1Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA
2VIT, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Numerical Simulation of Forced and Static Smoldering Combustion

S. Singer, W. H. Green

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA

Entropic Evaluation of Dean Flow Micromixers

P. S. Fodor, M. Kaufman

Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH, USA

Theoretical and Practical Approach for Transdermal Drug Delivery using Microneedle for Successful Skin Penetration

Jeevan J.Mahakud1, Ziaur Reheman2

1Department of electronics and Communication engineering, Institute of technical education and research, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
2Department of electronics and instrumentation engineering, Institute of technical education and research, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India

Simulation of Gas/Liquid Membrane Contactor with COMSOL Multiphysics®

N. Ghasem, M. Al-Marzouqi, N. Abdul Rahim

UAE University, Al-Ain, United Arab Emirates

Simulation of Transdermal Toxin Expulsion via Adsorptive Dermal Patch using COMSOL Multiphysics®

H. Kwon, M. Hess II, R. M. Polski

Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI, USA

Simulation of the Coalescence and Subsequent Mixing of Inkjet Printed Droplets

M.H.A. van Dongen1, H.J. van Halewijn2

1Fontys University of Applied Sciences, Expertise Centre Thin Films & Functional Materials, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
2Fontys University of Applied Sciences, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Numerical Investigation of Strouhal Frequencies of Two Staggered Bluff Bodies

Eswaran M, P. Goyal, Anu Dutta, G.R. Reddy, R. K. Singh , K.K. Vaze

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, India

The Swelling Responsiveness of pH-Sensitive Hydrogels in 3D Arbitrary Shaped Geometry

K. J. Suthar1, D. C. Mancini2, M. K. Ghantasala3

1Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, USA
2Physical Sciences and Engineering, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, USA
3Department of Mechanical Engineering, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, USA

Actively Controlled Ionic Current Gating In Nanopores

G. Zhang, S. Bearden

Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA

Moisture Risks in Multi-layered Walls - Comparison of COMSOL Multiphysics® and WUFI®PLUS Models with Experimental Results

A. Ozolins, A. Jakovics

Laboratory for Mathematical Modelling of Technological and Environmental Processes, Riga, Latvia

Modelling the Response of Microdialysis Probes in Glucose Concentration Measurement

J.M. Gozálvez-Zafrilla1, A. Santafé-Moros1, J.L. Díez-Ruano2, J. Bondia2

1Institute for Industrial, Radiophysical and Environmental Safety (ISIRYM) - Universitat Politècnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain
2Instituto Universitario de Automática e Informática Industrial (AI2) - Universitat Politècnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain

Comparing Different Approaches for Moisture Transfer Inside Constructions with Air Gaps

L. Nespoli1, M. Bianchi Janetti2, F. Ochs2

1Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
2University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria

Numerical Simulation of a Rotary Desiccant Wheel

G. Diglio, P. Bareschino, G. Angrisani, M. Sasso, F. Pepe

Università degli Studi del Sannio, Benevento, Italy

Diffuse Interface Models for Metal Foams

B. Chinè1, M. Monno2, E. Repossi3, M. Verani3

1Laboratorio MUSP Piacenza, Italy; ITCR, Esc. Ciencia e Ing. Materiales, Cartago, Costa Rica
2Laboratorio MUSP, Piacenza, Italy; Politecnico di Milano, Dip. Meccanica, Milano, Italy
3Politecnico di Milano, MOX-Dip. Matematica, Milano, Italy

Miscible Viscous Fingering of Pushed Versus Pulled Interface

S. Pramanik, M. Mishra

Indian Institute of Technology Ropar, Rupnagar, Punjab, India

Transport of Cadmium through Molten Salt to Argon Cover Gas in Electrorefiner

K.Revathy, S. Agarwal, B. Muralidharan, G. Padmakumar, K. K. Rajan

Fast Reactor Technology Group, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam, India

Numerical Model for Leaching and Transporting Behavior of Radiocesium in MSW Landfill

H. Ishimori1, K. Endo2, H. Sakanakura2, M. Yamada2, M. Osako2

1Ritsumeikan University, Kusatsu, Shiga, Japan
2National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan

Time Dependent Simulations of Thermoelectric Thin Films and Nanowires for Direct Determination of their Efficiency with COMSOL Multiphysics®

M. Muñoz Rojo1, J. Jose Romero1, D. Ramos1, D. Borca-Tasciuc2, T. Borca-Tasciuc2, M. Martín Gonzalez1

1Instituto de Microelectrónica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
2Rensselaer Polytechnique Institute, Troy, New York, USA

Modeling Flow and Deformation during Hot Air Puffing of Single Rice Kernels

T. Gulati, A. Datta

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

Development of a Multiphase, Multispecies Droplet Evaporation Model for Optimization of Desiccation Preservation Techniques

A. Sinkevich, S. Bhowmick , M. Raessi

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, MA, USA

Reverse Electrodialysis Process with Seawater and Concentrated Brines: a COMSOL Multiphysics® Model for Equipment Design

M. Tedesco, A. Cipollina, C. Scavuzzo, A. Tamburini, G. Micale

Dipartimento di Ingegneria Chimica, Gestionale, Informatica, Meccanica (DICGIM), Università di Palermo (UNIPA), Palermo, Italy

Comparison Between Flow Simulations and Foam Experiments in Porous Media

R.R. Thorat, H. Bruining

Petroleum Engineering, CiTG, TU Delft, Delft, The Netherlands

Modeling and Simulation of Dielectric Barrier Discharge Plasma Reactor for Nitrogen Fixation Reaction

B.S. Patil1, Q. Wang2, V. Hessel2, J. Lang3

1Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
2Micro Flow Chemistry and Process Technology, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
3Innovation Management, Verfahrenstechnik & Engineering, Evonik Industries AG, Hanau-Wolfgang, Germany

Modeling Maillard Reaction and Thermal Transformations During Bread Baking

D. Papasidero, F. Manenti

Politecnico di Milano, Dipartimento di Chimica, Materiali e Ingegneria Chimica “Giulio Natta”, Milano, Italy

Modeling of Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer During a Steam-Thermolysis Process for Recycling Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer

A. Oliveira Nunes, Y. Soudais, R. Barna, A. Bounacer, Y. Yang

Centre RAPSODEE - Ecole des Mines d'Albi, Albi, France

Void Shape Evolution of Silicon Simulation in COMSOL Multiphysics®

C. Grau Turuelo, B. Bergmann, C. Breitkopf

Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany

Water Quality Model for Brewster Lake

Z. Aljobeh, G. Argueta

Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN, USA

Computer-aided Design of the Heating Section of a Continuous Kheer (Rice Pudding)-making Machine

S. Kadam1, T. Gulati2, A. Datta1

1Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
2Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

Modeling of Coupled Mass and Heat Transfer and Expansion During Baking of Bread in a Mould

V. Nicolas1, C. Doursat2, D. Grenier1, T. Lucas1, D. Flick2

1Institut de recherche en sciences et technologies pour l'environnement et l'agriculture, Rennes, France
2AgroParisTech, UMR1145 Ingénierie Procédés Aliments, Massy, France

Modeling of Charge Transport in Ion Bipolar Junction Transistors

A.V. Volkov, K. Tybrandt, I.V. Zozoulenko, M. Berggren

Organic Electronics, ITN, Linköping University, Norrköping, Sweden

Phase Field Modeling of Helium Precipitate Networks on Solid-state Interfaces

D. Yuryev, M. Demkowicz

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA

Simulation of Gravitational Instability During CO2 Absorption in a NaHCO3/Na2CO3 Solution

C. Wylock, A. Rednikov, B. Haut, P. Colinet

Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Transfers, Interfaces and Processes (TIPs), Brussels, Belgium

The Effect of Composition on the Role of Evaporation During Oil Recovery by Combustion

N. Khoshnevis Gargar1, A. Mailybaev2, D. Marchesin2, H. Bruining1

1 Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands
2 Instituto Nacional de Matematica Pura e Aplicada, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Equation Based Heat and Mass Transfer in Porous Media

S. Pemberton, K. Ekici, R. Arimilli

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA

Modelling of the Wool Textile Finishing Processes

M. Giansetti, A. Pezzin, S. Sicardi, G. Rovero

Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy

Modelling of Non-Equilibrium Effects in Solvent-Enhanced Spontaneous Imbibition in Fractured Reservoirs

M. Chahardowli, R. Farajzadeh , H. Bruining

TU Delft, Delft, The Netherlands

Influence of the Atmospheric Disturbance on the Respiration of a Forest Soil

C. Wylock1, S. Goffin2, M. Aubinet2, B. Longdoz3, B. Haut1

1Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Transfers, Interfaces and Processes (TIPs), Brussels, Belgium
2University of Liège-Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech, Unit of Biosystem Physics, Gembloux, Belgium
3INRA, Centre INRA de Nancy, UMR1137 Ecologie et Ecophysiologie Forestières, Champenoux, France

Modeling Revitalization of Atmospheric Water

R. Coker, J. Knox

NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL, USA

Fully Coupled FEM Modeling of the Swelling Behavior of Human Intervertebral Disc in Response to a Change in Chemical Environment

G. K. Mistri1, K. J. Suthar2

1Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
2Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, USA

ISBN: 978-0-9910001-5-9
ISSN: 2372-2215