Program

COMSOL Conference User Presentations

User Presentations

Heat Transfer and Phase Change


Air Flow Effect on the Temperature of a Building Integrated PV-Panel

G. Florides1 S.A. Kalogirou1 L. Aresti1 R. Agathocleous1 P. Christodoulides1
1Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus

Anisotropic Heat Transfer in Orthocyclically Wound Coils

T.L. van Vuure1
1Tecnotion B.V., Almelo, The Netherlands

Annealing Furnaces Modelisation for Photovoltaïc Applications

J. Givernaud1
1EMIX, St Maurice La Souterraine, France

Combustion Study of DDGS Char from Steam-O2 Blown CFB Gasifier and Charcoal Using Thermogravimetric Analysis and COMSOL Multiphysics®

X. Meng1 W. de Jong1 A.H.M. Verkooijjen1
1TU Delft, Delft, The Netherlands

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

Comparison Between Phase Field and ALE Methods to Model the Keyhole Digging During Spot Laser Welding

V. Bruyere1 C. Touvrey1 P. Namy2
1CEA-DAM, Is-sur-Tille, France
2SIMTEC, Grenoble, France

COMSOL Multiphysics® Simulation Integrated into Genetic Optimization

V. Longinotti1 S. Di Marco1 S. Pistilli1 F. Costa1 M. Giusti1 G. Gammariello1 I. Gison1 G. Latessa1,2 D. Mascolo2 A. Buosciolo1
1Altran Italia, Roma, Italy
2Consorzio DeltaTi Research, Milano, Italy

Cryogenic Design for the SAFARI Test-Setup Calibration Source

C. de Jonge1 M. Eggens1 W. Laauwen1 P. Dieleman1 G. Keizer1
1SRON Netherlands Institute for Space Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands

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

S.C. Seetharam1 D. Jacques1
1Performance Assessments Unit, Institute for Environment, Health and Safety, Belgian Nuclear Research Centre (SCK•CEN), Mol, Belgium

Evaporation Induced Convection Under a Gas Channel

H. Machrafi1 A. Rednikov2 P. Colinet2 P.C. Dauby1
1University of Liège, Thermodynamics of Irreversible Phenomena, Institut de Physique, Liège, Belgium
2Universite Libre de Bruxelles, TIPs - Fluid Physics, Bruxelles, Belgium

Flow Analysis and Optimization of a Hierarchical Plate Heat Exchanger for an Adsorption Heat Pump

E. Tempfli1 F.P. Schmidt1
1Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Fluid Machinery (FSM), Karlsruhe, Germany

Food Cooking Process. Numerical Simulation of the Transport Phenomena

B. Bisceglia1 A. Brasiello1 R. Pappacena1 R. Vietri1
1University of Salerno, Department of Industrial Engineering, Fisciano (SA), Italy

Heat-Accumulation Stoves: Numerical Simulations of Two Twisted Conduit Configurations

D. Rossi1 P. Scotton2 M. Barberi3
1Università degli Studi di Padova, Dipartimento di Geoscienze, Padova, PD, Italy
2Padova, Dipartimento di Geoscienze, Padova, PD, Italy
3Barberi Stufe LTD, Trento, TN, Italy

Heat Transfer and Phase Transformation on Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation (MAPLE) of Biocompatible Thin Layers

E. Lacatus1 G.C. Alecu1 M.A. Sopronyi2 A. Tudor1
1POLITEHNICA University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
2INFLPR -National Institute for Laser Plasma and Radiation Physics, Bucharest, Romania

Heat Transfer Modelling of Single High Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell (HT PEFC) Using COMSOL Multiphysics®

V. Venkataraman1
1Centre for Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Research, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom

Hydrodynamic and Thermal Modeling in a Deep Geothermal Aquifer, Faulted Sedimentary Basin, France

E. Malcuit1 A.L. Gille1
1CFG Services, Orléans, France

Influence of Limescale on Heating Elements Efficiency

A. Pezzin1 M. Giansetti1 A. Ferri1
1Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy

Integrated Solar Thermal Collector with Heat Storage

A.R. Sánchez-Guitard1 E. Ruiz-Reina1
1University of Málaga, Málaga, Spain

Modeling Deep-Bed Grain Drying Using COMSOL Multiphysics®

J.G. Pieters1 R. ElGamal1 F. Ronsse1
1Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Department of Biosystems Engineering, Ghent, Belgium

Modeling Melting Profiles in Chocolate Pieces for Optimizing their Sensory Properties

B. Watzke1 F. Lenfant1 N. Martin1
1Nestlé research Centre, Vers-chez-les-Blanc, Switzerland

Modeling of a Magnetocaloric System for Electric Vehicles

A. Noume1 C. Vasile1 M. Risser1
1National Institute of Applied Science (INSA), Strasbourg, France

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 Energy Efficient Continuous Sterilisation of ABP from Food Wastes

S. Dalrymple1 R. Heslop1
1C-Tech Innovation Ltd. , Capenhurst, United Kingdom

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

A. Oliveira Nunes1 Y. Soudais1 R. Barna1 A. Bounacer1 Y. Yang1
1Centre RAPSODEE - Ecole des Mines d'Albi, Albi, France

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

Modeling the Heat Exchange in Cavities of Building Constructions Using COMSOL Multiphysics®

J. van Schijndel1 B. Kersten1
1Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Modelling of a 5 Cell Intermediate Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell (IT-PEFC) Stack: Analysis of Flow Configuration and Heat Transfer

A.S. Chandan1 A. Mossadegh Pour2 R. Steinberger-Wilckens2
1Centre for Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Research, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
2University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Modelling of the Wool Textile Finishing Processes

M. Giansetti1 A. Pezzin1 S. Sicardi1 G. Rovero1
1Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy

Modelling Reservoir Stimulation in Enhanced Geothermal Systems

G. Perillo1 G. De Natale2 M.G. Di Giuseppe2 A. Troiano2 C. Troise2
1University of Naples Parthenope, Italy
2INGV - Osservatorio Vesuviano, Naples, Italy

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

A. Ozolins1 A. Jakovics1
1Laboratory for Mathematical Modelling of Technological and Environmental Processes, Riga, Latvia

Multiphysics Approach of the Performance of a Domestic Oven

N. Garcia-Polanco1 J. Capablo1 J. Doyle1
1Whirlpool Corporation, Cassinetta di Biandronno (VA), Italy

Multiphysics Process Simulation of the Electromagnetic-Supported High Power Laser Beam Welding of Austenitic Stainless Steel

M. Bachmann1 V. Avilov1 A. Gumenyuk1 M. Rethmeier1
1BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany

Multiphysics Simulation of a Self-heating Paraffin Membrane Microactuator

P. Lazarou1 C. Rotinat1
1CEA LIST/DIASI/LRI, Paris, France

Multiscale Modeling of Polymer Crystallization

R. Spina1 M. Spekowius2 C. Hopmann2
1Dept. of Mechanics, Mathematics and Management (DMMM), Politecnico di Bari, Bari, Italy.
2Institute of Plastics Processing (IKV), RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany.

Numerical Analysis of the Thermal Resistance of a Multi-Layer Reflective Insulation Material Enclosed by Cavities under Varied Angles

R.S. Pelzers1 A.W.M. van Schijndel2
1Former student Building Physics, Department of the Built Environment, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
2Chair Building Physics, Department of the Built Environment, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Numerical Computation of Two-Phase Flow in Porous Media

D. Droste1 F. Lindner1 C. Mundt1 M. Pfitzner1
1Universität der Bundeswehr, Munich, Bavaria, Germany

Numerical Modeling and Performance Optimization Study of a Dehumidification Process in Nuclear Waste Storage

P. Geraldini1
1Sogin Spa, Rome, Italy

Optimal Heat Sink Fin and Cold Lid Heights for Liquid Immersed Servers

A. Almaneea1 J. Summers1 H. Thompson1 N. Kapur1
1University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Oscillatory Thermal Response Test (OTRT) – An Advanced Method for Gaining Thermal Properties of the Subsurface

P. Oberdorfer1
1Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany

Reducing Solar Heat Gain from Inclined Buildings’ Roof by Using Radiant Barrier System

S. Ebrahim1 A. Alshayji1
1Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering and Petroleum, Kuwait University, Kuwait City, Kuwait

Several Benchmarks for Heat Transfer Problems in COMSOL Multiphysics®

S. Titarenko1
1University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Simulated Rheometry of a Nonlinear Viscoelastic Fluid

A. Czirják1 Z. Kőkuti1 G. Tóth-Molnár1 P. Ailer2 L. Palkovics2 G. Szabó1
1University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
2Kecskemét College, Kecskemét, Hungary

Simulation of Heat Transfer on Periodic Microstructured Surfaces for Evaporation Cooling

M. Hackert-Oschätzchen1 R. Paul1 M. Penzel1 M. Zinecker1 A. Schubert1
1Professorship Micromanufacturing Technology, Technische Universität Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany

Simulation of Thermal Transport Based Flow Meter for Microfluidics Applications

E. Byas1 A. Arevalo1 I.G. Foulds1
1King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

Smart Radiator Upgrade (Super Smart with Natural Gas)

E. Bozelie1 P. Bruins1
1Saxion University Enschede, Enschede, The Netherlands

Statistical Sensitivity Analysis of Li-ion Pouch Battery Cell Dimension and Design

A. Samba1 N. Omar2 H. Gualous3 Y. Firouz2 O. Capron2 M. Abdel MonemO2 J. Smekens2 P. Van den Bossche2 J. Van Mierlo2
1VUB ETEC, Brussel, Belgium and UCBN, LUSAC, Cherbourg, France
2VUB ETEC, Brussel, Belgium
3UCBN, LUSAC, Cherbourg, France

Study of the Thermal Behavior of Solar Cells Based on GaAs

N. Martaj1,2 E. Guidicelli2 Y. Cuminal2 A. Perona3 S. Pincemin1,2
1EPF-Ecole d’Ingénieurs, Montpellier, France
2IES, UMR5214, Université Montpellier II, Montpellier, France
3Laboratoire PROMES-CNRS Tecnosud, Rambla de la thermodynamique, Perpignan, France

Thermal Analysis for the Solar Concentrating Energy and Induction Heating for Metals

A. Rojas-Morín1 Y. Flores-Salgado2 A. Barba-Pingarrón1 R. Valdéz-Navarro1 F. Mendéz1 O. Alvarez-Brito3 M. Salgado-Baltazar1
1Facultad de Ingeniería, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Ciudad Universitaria, D.F. México
2DGTIC, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Ciudad Universitaria, D.F. México
3Programa de Posgrado en Ingeniería, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

Thermal Integration of Coupled SOFC System with a High-Performing Metal Hydride Storage

A. Mossadegh Pour1 A. Dhira 1 R. Steinberger-Wilckensa1
1Department of Chemistry, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Thermal Modeling of a Honeycomb Reformer Including Radiative Heat Transfer

J. Schöne1 A. Körnig1 W. Beckert1
1Fraunhofer IKTS, Dresden, Germany

Presentation sessions


Thursday, October 24

AC/DC Electromagnetics I

AC/DC Electromagnetics I

Thursday, October 24, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Room: Diamond Room
Moderator: Andreas Lawall, Siemens AG
Design Optimisation of an Field Free Point Magnetic Particle Imaging scanner
G. Bringout1, T.M. Buzug1
1Institute of Medical Engineering, University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Electrochemical Study of Potential Materials for Cochlear Implant Electrode Array
N. Lawand1, V. Lopez1,2, P. French1
1Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands
2Università degli studi di Napoli "Federico II", Naples, Italy
Homogenization Approaches for Laminated Magnetic Cores Using the Example of Transient 3D Transformer Modeling
H. Neubert1, J. Ziske1, T. Heimpold1, R. Disselnkötter2
1Technische Universität Dresden, Institute of Electromechanical and Electronic Design, Germany
2ABB AG, Corporate Research Center Germany, Ladenburg, Germany
Simulation of a Single-Sided Magnetic Particle Imaging Device with COMSOL Multiphysics®
K. Gräfe1, J. Mrongowius1, T.M. Buzug1
1Institute of Medical Engineering, University of Luebeck, Germany
3D Dynamic Linear Electromagnetic Actuator Modeling and Simulation
O. Craciun1
1ABB AG, Ladenburg, Germany
High-Intensity Piezo-Ceramic Ultrasonic Transducer with Mechanical Amplifier and Radiation Plate
A. van Wijhe1, W. de Jong1
1Process & Energy, 3mE, TU Delft, The Netherlands

AC/DC Electromagnetics II

AC/DC Electromagnetics II

Thursday, October 24, 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Room: Diamond Room
Moderator: Andreas Lawall, Siemens AG
Investigation on an Encircling Pulsed Eddy Current Probe Performance Using COMSOL Multiphysics®
S. Majidnia1, R. Nilavalan1, J. Rudlin2
1Brunel University, London, United Kingdom
2TWI ltd, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Numerical Quasi Stationary and Transient Analysis of Annular Linear Electromagnetic Induction Pump
L. Goldsteins1, L. Buligins2, Y. Fautrelle3, C. Biscarrat1, S. Vitry1
1CEA Cadarache, Saint Paul lez Durance, France
2University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia
3Grenoble Institute of Technology, Grenoble, France
Optimizing Transducer Configuration of Capacitive Sensors for Agricultural Applications
N. Stroia1, D. Moga1, G. Mocanu1, Z. Barabas1, R. Moga 2
1Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Universal Dielectric Response of Atmospheric Ice Using COMSOL Multiphysics®
U.N. Mughal1, M.S. Virk1, K. Zaman1
1Narvik University College, Narvik, Norway
Towards Optimized Neural Stimulation in a Device for Urinary Incontinence
A.N. Shiraz1, A. Demosthenous1
1E&EE Department, University College London, London, United Kingdom

Acoustics & Vibrations

Acoustics & Vibrations

Thursday, October 24, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Room: Penn Room
Moderator: Mads J. Herring Jensen, COMSOL
An Investigation of Loudspeaker Simulation Efficiency and Accuracy Using i) A Conventional Model, ii) The Near-To-Far-Field Transformation and iii) The Rayleigh Integral
R. Christensen1, U. Skov1
1 iCapture ApS, Roskilde, Denmark
Development of a Reactive Silencer for Turbo Compressors
J. Smeulers1, N. Gonzalez Diez1
1TNO, Delft, The Netherlands

FEM Simulation for ‘Pulse-Echo’ Performances of an Ultrasound Imaging Linear Probe
L. Spicci1
1Esaote SpA, Florence, Italy
Lamb Waves in Fluid-Loaded Plates
T. Kaufmann1, F. Kassubek1, D. Pape 1, M. Lenner1
1ABB Corporate Research, Baden-Dättwil, Switzerland
Multiphysics Modelling of Sound Absorption in Rigid Porous Media Based on Periodic Representations of Their Microstructural Geometry
T.G. Zielinski1
1Institute of Fundamental Technological Research, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
Laser-Ultrasonics Wave Generation and Propagation FE Model in Metallic Materials
A. Cavuto1, G.M. Revel 1, M. Martarelli 2, F. Sopranzetti 2
1Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy
2Università e-Campus, Novedrate (CO), Italy

Batteries, Fuel Cells & Electrochemical Processes

Batteries, Fuel Cells & Electrochemical Processes

Thursday, October 24, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Room: Van Walsum Room
Moderator: Ed Fontes, COMSOL
2D Axisymmetric Simulation of the Electrochemical Finishing of Micro Bores by Inverse Jet Electrochemical Machining
M. Hackert-Oschätzchen1, M. Kowalick1, G. Meichsner2, A. Schubert1, B. Hommel3, F. Jähn3, M. Scharrnbeck4, R. Garn5, A. Lenk5
1Professorship Micromanufacturing Technology, Technische Universität Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany
2Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology, Chemnitz, Germany
3SITEC Industrietechnologie GmbH, Chemnitz, Germany
4SITEC Automation GmbH, Chemnitz, Germany
5Continental Automotive GmbH, Limbach-Oberfrohna, Germany
Advanced 3D Imaging Coupled to Modeling of Fuel Cell and Battery Electrodes
F. Tariq1, V. Yufit1, M. Marinescu1, G. Cui1, M. Kishimoto1, N. Brandon1
1Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
Analysis of Electro-Thermal Hot Spot Formation in Li-Ion-Battery-Cells
W. Beckert1, C. Freytag1, T. Frölich1, G. Fauser1
1Fraunhofer IKTS, Dresden, Germany
Hierarchical Modeling of Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells
J. Dujc1, J.O. Schumacher1
1Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW), Institute of Computational Physics (ICP), Winterthur, Switzerland
Modeling the Vanadium Oxygen Fuel Cell
F.T. Wandschneider1, M. Küttinger1, P. Fischer1, K. Pinkwart1, J. Tübke1, H. Nirschl2
1Fraunhofer-Institute for Chemical Technology, Pfinztal, Germany
2Karlsruhe Institute for Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany
Modelling of a 5 Cell Intermediate Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell (IT-PEFC) Stack: Analysis of Flow Configuration and Heat Transfer
A.S. Chandan1, A. Mossadegh Pour2, R. Steinberger-Wilckens2
1Centre for Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Research, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
2University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Bioscience & Bioengineering I

Bioscience & Bioengineering I

Thursday, October 24, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Room: Leeuwen Room
Moderator: Marco Miliani, Medtronic Invatec
Can Oscillatory Convection Accelerate Signal Propagation in Simple Epithelium?
M. Nebyla1, M. Pribyl1
1Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague, Department of Chemical Engineering, Prague, Czech Republic
Cellular Scale Model of Stratum Corneum
R. Santoprete1, B. Querleux1
1L'Oréal, Paris, France

Effects of Flow and Diffusion on Blood Coagulation in Platelet Poor Plasma: a Two-way Coupling Between Hemodynamics and Biochemistry
D. Magnabosco1,2, H. van Ooijen2, B. Bakker2, R. van den Ham2
1Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
2Philips Research, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Feed-forward/Feed-backward Mechanical Amplification in the Mouse Cochlea
J. Soons1,2, C. Steele2, S. Puria2
1Lab of Biomedical physics, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
2Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, USA
Heat Transfer and Phase Transformation on Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation (MAPLE) of Biocompatible Thin Layers
E. Lacatus1, G.C. Alecu1, M.A. Sopronyi2, A. Tudor1
1POLITEHNICA University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
2INFLPR -National Institute for Laser Plasma and Radiation Physics, Bucharest, Romania
Simulating Organogenesis in COMSOL Multiphysics®: Parameter Optimization for PDE-based Models
D. Iber1, D. Menshykau2, P. Germann2, L. Lermuzeaux2,3
1D-BSSE, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, SIB, Basel, Switzerland
2D-BSSE, ETH Zurich, Basel, Switzerland
3Department of Bioengineering, University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis, Nice, France

Bioscience & Bioengineering II

Bioscience & Bioengineering II

Thursday, October 24, 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Room: Leeuwen Room
Moderator: Roberto Santoprete, L'Oreal
Modeling Deep-Bed Grain Drying Using COMSOL Multiphysics®
J.G. Pieters1, R. ElGamal1, F. Ronsse1
1Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Department of Biosystems Engineering, Ghent, Belgium
Modeling Drug Release from Materials Based on Electrospun Nanofibers
P. Nakielski1, T. Kowalczyk1, T.A. Kowalewski1
1Institute of Fundamental Technological Research Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
Modeling Phytoremediation by Mangroves
O. Richter1, H. Anh Nguyen1, V. Phuoc Nguyen2
1Institute of Geoecology, University of Technology Braunschweig, Germany
2Institute for Environment & Resources, HCM-City, Vietnam
Pushability Model of a Microcatheter for Intravascular Procedures
M. Miliani1, F. Piccagli1
1Medtronic Invatec S.p.A., Roncadelle, BS, Italy
Hemodynamic Simulations of Implanted Multilayer Flow Modulator
A.B. Boubker1, A. Restante1
1CARDIATIS, Isnes, Belgium

Chemical Reaction Engineering I

Chemical Reaction Engineering I

Thursday, October 24, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Room: Goudriaan Room
Moderator: David Wenger, Wenger Engineering GmbH
A COMSOL Multiphysics®-based Model for Simulation of Methane-Hydrate Dissociation by Injection of Superheated Carbon Dioxide
M. Gharasoo1, C. Deusner1, N. Bigalke1, M. Haeckel1
1Department of Marine Geosystems, GEOMAR - Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Kiel, Germany
Combustion Study of DDGS Char from Steam-O2 Blown CFB Gasifier and Charcoal Using Thermogravimetric Analysis and COMSOL Multiphysics®
X. Meng1, W. de Jong1, A.H.M. Verkooijjen1
1TU Delft, Delft, The Netherlands

FEM Based Studies of a Mg/Al Hybrid Component Joint Regarding Corrosion Prediction
D. Höche1
1Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Germany
Numerical Study of the Self-ignition of Tetrafluoroethylene in a 100-dm3-reactor
F. Ferrero1, M. Kluge1, R. Zeps1, T. Spoormaker2
1BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany
2Chairman PlasticsEurope Fluoropolymers TFE Safety Task Force, Du Pont De Nemours, Dordrecht, The Netherlands
Simulation of Gas/Liquid Membrane Contactor with COMSOL Multiphysics®
N. Ghasem1, M. Al-Marzouqi1, N. Abdul Rahim1
1UAE University, Al-Ain, United Arab Emirates

Chemical Reaction Engineering II

Chemical Reaction Engineering II

Thursday, October 24, 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Room: Goudriaan Room
Moderator: Fabio Ferrero, BAM Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung
Turbulent Premixed Combustion with FGM in COMSOL Multiphysics®
R. Bastiaans1
1Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Oxidation of Titanium Particles during Cold Gas Dynamic Spraying
A. Malachowska1, L. Pawlowski 1, A. Ambroziak 2, M. Winnicki 2, P. Sokolowski2
1University of Limoges, Limoges, France
2Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw, Poland
Simulation of Gravitational Instability During CO2 Absorption in a NaHCO3/Na2CO3 Solution
C. Wylock1, A. Rednikov1, B. Haut1, P. Colinet1
1Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Transfers, Interfaces and Processes (TIPs), Brussels, Belgium
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 I

Computational Fluid Dynamics I

Thursday, October 24, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Room: Rotterdam Hall
Moderator: Wolfgang Hoffmann, SiCo-Solutions
Optimization of Around-The-End Hydraulic Mixer Using COMSOL Multiphysics®
S. Mohammadighavam1, B. Kløve1
1University of Oulu, Department of Process and Environmental Engineering ,Oulu, Finland
Simulated Rheometry of a Nonlinear Viscoelastic Fluid
A. Czirják1, Z. Kőkuti1, G. Tóth-Molnár1, P. Ailer2, L. Palkovics2, G. Szabó1
1University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
2Kecskemét College, Kecskemét, Hungary
Simulation of a 3D Flow-Focusing Capillary-Based Droplet Generator
D. Conchouso1, E. Al Rawashdeh1, A. Arevalo1, D. Castro1, I.G. Foulds1
1King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
Water Quality Modeling of Drinking Water Storage Reservoir Noardburgum
N. Wolthek1
1Vitens NV, Zwolle, The Netherlands
Simulation of Rarefied Gas Flow in the KATRIN Source
L. Kuckert1
1Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany

Computational Fluid Dynamics II

Computational Fluid Dynamics II

Thursday, October 24, 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Room: Rotterdam Hall
Moderator: Massimo Bechis, Prysmian SpA
A COMSOL Multiphysics® Model of Droplet Formation at a Flow Focusing Device
A. Abrishamkar1, A.S. Rane1, K.S. Elvira1, R.C.R. Wootton1, T. Sainio2, A.J. deMello1
1Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland
2Lappeenranta University of Technology, Lappeenranta, Finland
Design of Small-Scaled de Laval Nozzle for IGLIS Experiment
E. Mogilevskiy1, R. Ferrer1, L. Gaffney1, C. Granados1, M. Huyse1, Yu. Kudryavtsev1, S. Raeder1, P. Van Duppen1
1KU Leuven, Instituut voor Kern- en Stralingsfysica, Leuven, Belgium
Metal Foam Tube Flow Characterisation
T. Spillmann1
1CSIRO, Energy Technology, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Optimization of Extrusion Processes for non-Newtonian high-Viscous Fluids with Wall Slip and Shear Thinning Effects
W. Hoffmann1, M. Scholz1
1SiCo-Solutions, Stuttgart, Germany
Simulation of the Molten Glass Sheets Flow
P. Baias1, E. Pelster1, D. Wenger1
1Wenger Engineering GmbH, Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Geophysics & Geomechanics I

Geophysics & Geomechanics I

Thursday, October 24, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Room: J.F. Staal Room
Moderator: Guido Blöcher, Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences
Developments in a Coupled Thermal-Hydraulic-Chemical-Geomechanical Model for Soil and Concrete
S.C. Seetharam1, D. Jacques1
1Performance Assessments Unit, Institute for Environment, Health and Safety, Belgian Nuclear Research Centre (SCK•CEN), Mol, Belgium
Full Coupling of Flow, Thermal and Mechanical Effects in COMSOL Multiphysics® for Simulation of Enhanced Geothermal Reservoirs
D. Sijacic1, P. Fokker1
1TNO, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Investigating the Impacts of Hydrogeological Parameters on DSI Efficiency through Numerical Simulation
Y. Jin1, E. Holzbecher1, S. Ebneth2
1Department of Applied Geology, GZG, Georg-August- University of Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany
2Hölscher Wasserbau, Haren, Germany
Oscillatory Thermal Response Test (OTRT) – An Advanced Method for Gaining Thermal Properties of the Subsurface
P. Oberdorfer1
1Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany
Reactive Transport and Convective Mixing During CO2 Migration in a Saline Aquifer
E. Abarca1, A. Nardi1, F. Grandia1, J. Molinero1
1Amphos21 Consulting, Barcelona, Spain

Geophysics & Geomechanics II

Geophysics & Geomechanics II

Thursday, October 24, 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Room: J.F. Staal Room
Moderator: Guido Blöcher, Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences
Applicability of the Fracture Flow Interface to the Analysis of Piping in Granular Material
S. Bersan1, C. Jommi2, A. Koelewijn3, P. Simonini1
1University of Padua, Padua, Italy
2Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands
3Deltares, Delft, The Netherlands
Aquifer Physics Modes for Hydrogeological Modeling – an Application of the COMSOL Physics Builder
E. Holzbecher1
1Georg-August Universität Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany
CO2 Storage Trapping Mechanisms Quantification
A. Nardi1, E. Abarca1, F. Grandia1, J. Molinero1
1Amphos 21, Barcelona, Spain
Modelling Reservoir Stimulation in Enhanced Geothermal Systems
G. Perillo1, G. De Natale2, M.G. Di Giuseppe2, A. Troiano2, C. Troise2
1University of Naples Parthenope, Italy
2INGV - Osservatorio Vesuviano, Naples, Italy
High-Frequency Electromagnetic Heating: 3D Model for Petroleum Production Applications
S. Cambon1, I. Bogdanov1
1CHLOE, Pau, France

Heat Transfer & Phase Change I

Heat Transfer & Phase Change I

Thursday, October 24, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Room: Van Oldenbarnevelt Room
Moderator: Jos van Schijndel, Eindhoven University of Technology
Modeling of a Magnetocaloric System for Electric Vehicles
A. Noume1, C. Vasile1, M. Risser1
1National Institute of Applied Science (INSA), Strasbourg, France
Multiscale Modeling of Polymer Crystallization
R. Spina1, M. Spekowius2, C. Hopmann2
1Dept. of Mechanics, Mathematics and Management (DMMM), Politecnico di Bari, Bari, Italy.
2Institute of Plastics Processing (IKV), RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany.
Multiphysics Approach of the Performance of a Domestic Oven
N. Garcia-Polanco1, J. Capablo1, J. Doyle1
1Whirlpool Corporation, Cassinetta di Biandronno (VA), Italy
Smart Radiator Upgrade (Super Smart with Natural Gas)
E. Bozelie1, P. Bruins1
1Saxion University Enschede, Enschede, The Netherlands
Modeling of Energy Efficient Continuous Sterilisation of ABP from Food Wastes
S. Dalrymple1, R. Heslop1
1C-Tech Innovation Ltd. , Capenhurst, United Kingdom
Comparison Between Phase Field and ALE Methods to Model the Keyhole Digging During Spot Laser Welding
V. Bruyere1, C. Touvrey1, P. Namy2
1CEA-DAM, Is-sur-Tille, France
2SIMTEC, Grenoble, France

Heat Transfer & Phase Change II

Heat Transfer & Phase Change II

Thursday, October 24, 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Room: Van Oldenbarnevelt Room
Moderator: Marco Barink, TNO
Heat-Accumulation Stoves: Numerical Simulations of Two Twisted Conduit Configurations
D. Rossi1, P. Scotton2, M. Barberi3
1Università degli Studi di Padova, Dipartimento di Geoscienze, Padova, PD, Italy
2Padova, Dipartimento di Geoscienze, Padova, PD, Italy
3Barberi Stufe LTD, Trento, TN, Italy
Integrated Solar Thermal Collector with Heat Storage
A.R. Sánchez-Guitard1, E. Ruiz-Reina1
1University of Málaga, Málaga, Spain
Optimal Heat Sink Fin and Cold Lid Heights for Liquid Immersed Servers
A. Almaneea1, J. Summers1, H. Thompson1, N. Kapur1
1University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
Reducing Solar Heat Gain from Inclined Buildings’ Roof by Using Radiant Barrier System
S. Ebrahim1, A. Alshayji1
1Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering and Petroleum, Kuwait University, Kuwait City, Kuwait
Thermal Analysis for the Solar Concentrating Energy and Induction Heating for Metals
A. Rojas-Morín1, Y. Flores-Salgado2, A. Barba-Pingarrón1, R. Valdéz-Navarro1, F. Mendéz1, O. Alvarez-Brito3, M. Salgado-Baltazar1
1Facultad de Ingeniería, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Ciudad Universitaria, D.F. México
2DGTIC, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Ciudad Universitaria, D.F. México
3Programa de Posgrado en Ingeniería, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
Modeling the Heat Exchange in Cavities of Building Constructions Using COMSOL Multiphysics®
J. van Schijndel1, B. Kersten1
1Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

MEMS, Microfluidics & Piezeoelectric devices

MEMS, Microfluidics & Piezeoelectric devices

Thursday, October 24, 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Room: Van der Veeken Room
Moderator: Lucia Zullino, STMicroelectonics
A Computational Approach for Simulating p-Type Silicon Piezoresistor Using Four Point Bending Setup
T.H. Tan1, S.J.N. Mitchell1, D.W. McNeill1, H. Wadsworth2, S. Strahan2
1Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom
2Schrader Electronics Ltd, Antrim, United Kingdom
Novel Simulation of a Voltage-Driven Electro-Thermo-Mechanical MEMS Self-Oscillator
S. Ouenzerfi 1,2,3, H.A.C. Tilmans 2, S. El-Borgi3,4, X. Rottenberg 2
1 KACST-Intel Consortium Center of Excellence in Nano-manufacturing Applications (CENA), Riyadh, KSA
2 IMEC, Leuven, Belgium
3 Applied Mechanics and Systems Research Laboratory, Tunisia Polytechnic School, University of Carthage, La Marsa, Tunesia
4 Texas A&M University at Qatar, Mechanical Engineering Program, Engineering Building, Doha, Qatar
Simulation of ZnO Enhanced SAW Gas Sensor
H. du Plessis1, W. Perold1
1University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Degeneracy Breaking, Modal Symmetry and MEMS Biosensors
H.T.D. Grigg1, T.H. Hanley1, B.J. Gallacher1
1Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Modelling of a Single Cardiomyocyte Interaction with a Microcantilever Using COMSOL Multiphysics®
I. Banerjee1
1Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland

Multiphysics

Multiphysics

Thursday, October 24, 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Room: Mees Auditorium
Moderator: Phil Kinnane, COMSOL
Fluid-structure Interaction Modeling of Air Bearing
H.R. Javani1, P. Kagan2, F. Huizinga1
1ASML - MDev – Mechanical analysis, Veldhoven, The Netherlands
2ASML - MDev – System Dynamics, Veldhoven, The Netherlands
Influence of Thermal Conductivity and Plasma Pressure on Temperature Distribution and Acoustical Eigenfrequencies of High-Intensity Discharge Lamps
J. Schwieger1, B. Baumann1, M. Wolff1, F. Manders2, J. Suijker2
1Heinrich-Blasius-Institute of Physical Technologies, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg, Germany
2Philips Lighting, Turnhout, Belgium
Investigation on Sensor Fault Effects of Piezoelectric Transducers on Wave Propagation and Impedance Measurements
I. Buethe1, C.-P. Fritzen1
1University of Siegen, Institute of Mechanics and Control Engineering-Mechatronics, Siegen, Germany
Dynamics of Rotors on Hydrodynamic Bearings
R. Eling1
1Mitsubishi Turbocharger & Engine Europe, Almere, The Netherlands
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
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

Optics, Photonics & Semiconductors

Optics, Photonics & Semiconductors

Thursday, October 24, 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Room: Van Walsum Room
Moderator: Erik Spaan, NXP Semiconductors
COMSOL Multiphysics® Investigation of Radiative and Nonradiative Channels of Quantum Emitter Fluorescence near Hyperbolic Metamaterial
A. Pavlov1, V. Klimov1, I. Zabkov2, D. Guzatov3
1Lebedev Physical Institute, Moscow, Russia
2Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Dolgoprudnj, Russia
3State University of Grodno, Grodno, Belarus
Forces and Heating in Plasmonic Particles
M. Gonçalves1, O. Marti1
1Ulm University - Inst. of Experimental Physics, Ulm, Germany
Incoherent Propagation of Light in Coherent Models
A. Čampa1, J. Krč1, M. Topič1
1University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Modeling of Resonant Optical Trapping in a 2D Photonic Crystal Cavity
U.P. Dharanipathy1, N. Descharmes1, Z. Diao1, M. Tonin1, R. Houdré1
1Institut de Physique de la Matière Condensée, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland
Numerical Study of Local Density of States in Photonic Crystal Waveguides
A. Javadi1, P. Lodahl1
1Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Optimization & Simulation Methods

Optimization & Simulation Methods

Thursday, October 24, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Room: Van der Veeken Room
Moderator: Marco Barink, TNO
COMSOL Multiphysics® Simulation Integrated into Genetic Optimization
V. Longinotti1, S. Di Marco1, S. Pistilli1, F. Costa1, M. Giusti1, G. Gammariello1, I. Gison1, G. Latessa1,2, D. Mascolo2, A. Buosciolo1
1Altran Italia, Roma, Italy
2Consorzio DeltaTi Research, Milano, Italy

Multigrid Implementation in COMSOL Multiphysics® - Comparison of Theory and Practice
W. Joppich1
1University of Applied Sciences, Sankt Augustin, Germany
Nonlinear Computational Homogenization Experiments
G.E. Stavroulakis1, K. Giannis1, G.A. Drosopoulos2, M.E. Stavroulaki1
1Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece
2Leibniz University, Hannover, Germany
Thermal Diffusivity Test Bench for Li Ion Cells Using LiveLink™ for MATLAB®
A. Arzberger1
1RWTH Aachen University -ISEA-, Aachen, NRW, Germany
Computing the Influence Functions of an Adaptive Optics Large Deformable Mirror: the Numerical Method and the Experimental Data
R. Biasi1, D. Gallieni2, A. Riccardi3, R. Briguglio3, C. Del Vecchio3
1Microgate Srl, Bolzano, Italy
2ADS International Srl, Valmadrera (LC), Italy
3National Institute for Astrophysics - Arcetri Astrophysical Observatory - Firenze, Italy
Hardware-Efficient Parallelized Optimization with COMSOL Multiphysics® and MATLAB®
T. Frommelt1, R. Gutser1
1SGL Carbon GmbH, Meitingen, Germany

Plasma Physics, RF and Microwave Engineering

Plasma Physics, RF and Microwave Engineering

Thursday, October 24, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Room: Blue Room
Moderator: Magnus Olsson, COMSOL
Propagation of Cathode-Directed Streamer Discharges in Air
Y. Serdyuk1
1Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
Adaptive Numerical Simulation of Streamer Propagation in Atmospheric Air
S. Singh1, Y. Sedyuk1, R. Summer2
1Chalmers University of Technology, High Voltage Engineering, Gothenburg, Sweden
2Schneider Electric, Regensburg, Germany
Key-Holes Magnetron Design and Multiphysics Simulation
A. Leggieri1, F. Di Paolo1, D. Passi1
1Univeristy of Rome "Tor Vergata" - Department of Electronic Engineering, Rome, Italy
Studying Target Erosion in Planar Sputtering Magnetrons Using a Discrete Model for Energetic Electrons
C. Feist1, A. Plankensteiner2, J. Winkler2
1CENUMERICS, Innsbruck, Austria
2PLANSEE SE, Reutte, Austria
The Fast Model for Ionic Wind Simulation
A. Samusenko1, Yu. Stishkov1, P. Zhidkova1
1Saint Petersburg State University, Research and Educational Center “Electrophysics”, St Petersburg, Russia
Virtual Prototyping of a Microwave Fin Line Power Spatial Combiner Amplifier
A. Leggieri1, F. Di Paolo1, D. Passi1
1University of Rome "Tor Vergata" - Department of Electronic Engineering, Rome, Italy

RF & Microwave Engineering

RF & Microwave Engineering

Thursday, October 24, 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Room: Blue Room
Moderator: Magnus Olsson, COMSOL
A Novel Mechanical Stress Measurement Method Applied to Wind Turbine Rotor Blades
A.H. Hegab1, J.P. Kaerst1
1HAWK, University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Goettingen, Germany
Influence of the Excitation Frequency Increase up to 140 MHz on the VHF-PECVD Technology
S. Leszczynski1, B. Leszczynska1, M. Albert1, J.W. Bartha1, U. Stephan2, J. Kuske2
1Dresden University of Technology, Semiconductor and Microsystems Technology Laboratory, Dresden, Germany
2Forschungs- und Applikationslabor Plasmatechnik GmbH, Dresden, Germany
Self-Consistent Modeling of Thin Conducting Wires and Their Interaction with the Surrounding Electromagnetic Field
G. Eriksson1
1ABB AB, Corporate Research, Västerås, Sweden
Thermoelastic Model for Microwave Ablation of Concrete
B. Lepers1, S. Soldatov1
1Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute for Pulsed Power and Microwave Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany
COMSOL Multiphysics® Simulation of Chiral Molecule Interaction with Chiral Structures
I. Zabkov1, V. Klimov2, A. Pavlov2, D. Guzatov3
1MIPT, Moscow, Russia
2Lebedev Physical Institute, Moscow, Russia
3Yanka Kupala Grodno State University, Grodno, Belarus

Structural Mechanics & Thermal Stresses

Structural Mechanics & Thermal Stresses

Thursday, October 24, 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Room: Penn Room
Moderator: Martial Rousseau, B&W Group Ltd.
COMSOL Multiphysics® Simulations of Cracking in Point Loaded Masonry with Randomly Distributed Material Properties
A.T. Vermeltfoort1, A.W.M. van Schijndel1
1Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
The Use of COMSOL Multiphysics® for Studying the Fracture Pressure of Rectangular Micro-Channels Embedded in Thin Silicon Substrates
K. Howell1, H. Georgiou2, P. Petagna3, G. Romagnoli3
1George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
2Cyprus University of Technology (C.U.T), Limassol, Cyprus, EU
3CERN - The European Organization for Nuclear Research, Geneva, Switzerland, EU
Sliding Performance of a Hyperelastic Seal
H. van Halewijn1
1Physixfactor, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
A Concrete Arch Dam under Seismic Loading Conditions
A. Frigerio1, G. Mazzà1
1RSE S.p.A., Milan, Italy
Impact Simulation of Extreme Wind Generated Missiles on Radioactive Waste Storage Facilities
G. Barbella1
1Sogin SpA, Roma, Italy

Transport Phenomena

Transport Phenomena

Thursday, October 24, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Room: Mees Auditorium
Moderator: Bjorn Sjodin, COMSOL
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
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 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
Moisture Risks in Multi-layered Walls - Comparison of COMSOL Multiphysics® and WUFI®PLUS Models with Experimental Results
A. Ozolins1, A. Jakovics1
1Laboratory for Mathematical Modelling of Technological and Environmental Processes, Riga, Latvia
Reverse Electrodialysis Process with Seawater and Concentrated Brines: a COMSOL Multiphysics® Model for Equipment Design
M. Tedesco1, A. Cipollina1, C. Scavuzzo1, A. Tamburini1, G. Micale1
1Dipartimento di Ingegneria Chimica, Gestionale, Informatica, Meccanica (DICGIM), Università di Palermo (UNIPA), Palermo, 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

Poster Session

Poster Session

2D Axisymmetric Simulation of the Electrochemical Finishing of Micro Bores by Inverse Jet Electrochemical Machining
M. Hackert-Oschätzchen1 M. Kowalick1 G. Meichsner2 A. Schubert1 B. Hommel3 F. Jähn3 M. Scharrnbeck4 R. Garn5 A. Lenk5
1Professorship Micromanufacturing Technology, Technische Universität Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany
2Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology, Chemnitz, Germany
3SITEC Industrietechnologie GmbH, Chemnitz, Germany
4SITEC Automation GmbH, Chemnitz, Germany
5Continental Automotive GmbH, Limbach-Oberfrohna, Germany
2D Eddy Current Analysis in Plane of Laminated Ferromagnetic Media
B. Scheerlinck1 P. Sergeant1
1University College Ghent, Gent, Belgium
3D Hydrogeological Modeling - From a Theoretical 2D Model through a Medium Scale Application up to a Challenge: Simulations at Basin Scale
E. Cavalli1 R. Simonetti1 M. Gorla1 N. Ceresa1
1CAP Holding, Milan, Italy
3D Power Inductor: Calculation of Iron Core Losses
L. Havez1 E. Sarraute1
1LAPLACE, Toulouse, France
3D-Model of Asymmetric Thermo-Electric Generator Modules for High Temperature Applications
M. Dannowski1 W. Beckert1 L. Wagner1 H.P. Martin1
1Fraunhofer IKTS, Dresden, Germany
3D-Modeling of Magnetophoretic Separation of Superparamagnetic Dispersions Using COMSOL Multiphysics® Particle Tracing Module
D. Kleinehanding1 L. Teich1 C. Schröder1
1Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics, Computational Materials Science & Engineering (CMSE), University of Applied Sciences Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
A Comparison Between an A-V and V Formulation in Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
B. Granula1 K. Porzig2 H. Toepfer2 M. Gacanovic1
1University of Banja Luka, Banja Luka, Bosnia-Herzegovina
2Technische Universität Ilmenau, Ilmenau, Germany
A COMSOL Multiphysics®-based Model for Simulation of Methane-Hydrate Dissociation by Injection of Superheated Carbon Dioxide
M. Gharasoo1 C. Deusner1 N. Bigalke1 M. Haeckel1
1Department of Marine Geosystems, GEOMAR - Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Kiel, Germany
A Finite Element Model of Shear Wave Propagation Induced by an Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse
R. De Luca1,2 J. Fromageau1 H.W. Chan1 F. Marinozzi2 J. Bamber1
1Institute of Cancer Research and Royal Marsden Hospital, Sutton, England, United Kingdom
2Sapienza University of Rome, Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Rome, Italy
A Model of Noninvasive Radiofrequency Tissue Heating
L. Rems1 D. Miklavcic1
1University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Ljubljana, Slovenia
A Novel Mechanical Stress Measurement Method Applied to Wind Turbine Rotor Blades
A.H. Hegab1 J.P. Kaerst1
1HAWK, University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Goettingen, Germany
Adaptive Numerical Simulation of Streamer Propagation in Atmospheric Air
S. Singh1 Y. Sedyuk1 R. Summer2
1Chalmers University of Technology, High Voltage Engineering, Gothenburg, Sweden
2Schneider Electric, Regensburg, Germany
Air Damping of Oscillating MEMS Structures: Modeling and Comparison with Experiment
S. Gorelick1 M. Leivo1 U. Kantojärvi1
1VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Espoo, Finland
Air Flow Effect on the Temperature of a Building Integrated PV-Panel
G. Florides1 S.A. Kalogirou1 L. Aresti1 R. Agathocleous1 P. Christodoulides1
1Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus
Air Foil Bearings - A Modeling Approach
M. Bezemer-Krijnen1 Y.H. Wijnant1 A. de Boer1
1University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
An Assessment of the Suitability of the Body and Adult Head Coils for Transmission during Paediatric Magnetic Resonance Imaging
G.R. Cook1 M.J. Graves1 F.J. Robb2 D.J. Lomas1
1Department of Radiology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
2General Electric Healthcare Coils, Aurora, Ohio, USA
An Innovative Reactive Transport Modeling Approach for the Chemical Evolution of a HLW Cell in the Callovo-Oxfordian Formation
J. Molinero1 D. García1 M. Grivé1 A. Nardi1
1Amphos 21 Consulting, Barcelona, Spain
Anisotropic Heat Transfer in Orthocyclically Wound Coils
T.L. van Vuure1
1Tecnotion B.V., Almelo, The Netherlands
Annealing Furnaces Modelisation for Photovoltaïc Applications
J. Givernaud1
1EMIX, St Maurice La Souterraine, France
Aquifer Physics Modes for Hydrogeological Modeling – an Application of the COMSOL Physics Builder
E. Holzbecher1
1Georg-August Universität Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany
Change in the Flow Rate Through a Deformed Valve
D. Kekejian1 Y. Martinez1
1ITESO, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, Mexico
Chromatographic Separation of Tröger’s Base in a Batch Column
A. Fayolas 1 M.G. Sanku1 M. Pascoa1 M. Xynou1
1KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
CO2 Storage Trapping Mechanisms Quantification
A. Nardi1 E. Abarca1 F. Grandia1 J. Molinero1
1Amphos 21, Barcelona, Spain
Comparison Between Flow Simulations and Foam Experiments in Porous Media
R.R. Thorat1 H. Bruining1
1Petroleum Engineering, CiTG, TU Delft, Delft, The Netherlands
Coupled Palaehydrogeological Microbial and Geochemical Reactive Transport Model of the Olkiluoto Site (Finland)
P. Trinchero1 M. Luna1 J. Molinero1 G. Román-Ross1 F. Maia1 A. Nardi1 J. Löfman2 P. Pitkänen3 L. Koskinen3
1Amphos 21 Consulting, Barcelona, Spain
2VTT Energy, Finland
3Posiva Oy, Olkiluoto, Finland
Cryogenic Design for the SAFARI Test-Setup Calibration Source
C. de Jonge1 M. Eggens1 W. Laauwen1 P. Dieleman1 G. Keizer1
1SRON Netherlands Institute for Space Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Cryogenic Magnetic Shield Modeling & Verification
H.J. van Weers1 C. Bruineman2 G. Muckus3
1SRON, Netherlands Institute for Space Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
2Scientec, Utrecht, The Netherlands
3University of Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Degeneracy Breaking, Modal Symmetry and MEMS Biosensors
H.T.D. Grigg1 T.H. Hanley1 B.J. Gallacher1
1Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Design of Pressure Measuring Cells Using the Unified Material Law
P. Aguirre1 F. Figueroa1
1Sensor Technik Wiedemann GmbH, Kaufbeuren, Bayern, Germany
Detector and Calibration-source Models for the SAFARI Detector Test Facility
M. Audley1 G. de Lange1 C. Bracken2
1SRON Netherlands Institute for Space Research, Groningen, The Netherlands
2National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland
Development and Optimization of a Microfluidic Device for Magnetic Field Induced Cell Separation
L. Helmich1 A. Hütten1
1Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany
Development of Magnetic Field Components for the Polarisation Option of the Neutron Spectrometer FOCUS
L. Holitzner1 U. Filges1 J.P. Embs2 T. Fennell2 T. Panzner1
1Laboratory for Developments and Methods, Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen, Switzerland
3Laboratory for Neutron Scattering, Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen, Switzerland
Development of Stress Relief Suspensions for Micro-Machined Silicon Membranes
W. Kronast1 U. Mescheder1 B. Müller1
1Hochschule Furtwangen, Furtwangen, Germany
Dynamic Characterization and Mechanical Simulation of Cantilevers for Electromechanical Vibration Energy Harvesting
N. Alcheick1 H. Nesser1 H. Debeda1 C. Ayela1 I. Dufour 1
1Univ. Bordeaux, IMS Lab, Pessac, France
Dynamics of Rotors on Hydrodynamic Bearings
R. Eling1
1Mitsubishi Turbocharger & Engine Europe, Almere, The Netherlands
Effects of Flow and Diffusion on Blood Coagulation in Platelet Poor Plasma: a Two-way Coupling Between Hemodynamics and Biochemistry
D. Magnabosco1,2 H. van Ooijen2 B. Bakker2 R. van den Ham2
1Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
2Philips Research, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Electrical Behaviour of a Li-ion Polymer Battery
P. Alamar1 J. Esarte1
1Fundación CETENA, Navarra, Spain
Electrochemical Pickling of Steel for Industrial Applications: Modeling
M. Freda1 A. Giannetti1 L. Lattanzi1 S. Luperi1
1Centro Sviluppo Materiali, Rome, Italy
Electrochemical Study of Potential Materials for Cochlear Implant Electrode Array
N. Lawand1 V. Lopez1,2 P. French1
1Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands
2Università degli studi di Napoli "Federico II", Naples, Italy
Evaporation Induced Convection Under a Gas Channel
H. Machrafi1 A. Rednikov2 P. Colinet2 P.C. Dauby1
1University of Liège, Thermodynamics of Irreversible Phenomena, Institut de Physique, Liège, Belgium
2Universite Libre de Bruxelles, TIPs - Fluid Physics, Bruxelles, Belgium
Feed-forward/Feed-backward Mechanical Amplification in the Mouse Cochlea
J. Soons1,2 C. Steele2 S. Puria2
1Lab of Biomedical physics, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
2Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, USA
Finite Element Evaluation of Surface Acoustic Wave Reflection and Scattering from Topographic Irregularities Comparable with the Wavelength
S. Yankin1,2 S. Suchkov2 S. Nikitov2,3 B. Sveshnikov2 I. Shatrova 2
1Joint International Laboratory LICS/LEMAC, IEMN UMR CNRS 8520, EC Lille,Villeneuve d’Ascq, France
2Saratov State University, Saratov, Russia
3Institute of Radio-engineering and Electronics, Russian academy of Science, Moscow, Russia

Flow Analysis and Optimization of a Hierarchical Plate Heat Exchanger for an Adsorption Heat Pump
E. Tempfli1 F.P. Schmidt1
1Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Fluid Machinery (FSM), Karlsruhe, Germany
Fluid-structure Interaction Modeling of Air Bearing
H.R. Javani1 P. Kagan2 F. Huizinga1
1ASML - MDev – Mechanical analysis, Veldhoven, The Netherlands
2ASML - MDev – System Dynamics, Veldhoven, The Netherlands
Food Cooking Process. Numerical Simulation of the Transport Phenomena
B. Bisceglia1 A. Brasiello1 R. Pappacena1 R. Vietri1
1University of Salerno, Department of Industrial Engineering, Fisciano (SA), Italy
Fracture on Circuit Board Internal Layers Due to Thermal Stress on Soldered Pins
F. Figueroa1 P. Aguirre1
1Sensor Technik Wiedemann GmbH, Kaufbeuren, Germany
Groundwater Flow and Solute Transport Modeling in the SFR Nuclear Waste Repository
E. Abarca1 A. Idiart1 O. Silva1 L.M. de Vries1 J. Molinero1 F. Vahlund2 H. von Schenck2
1Amphos21 Consulting, Barcelona, Spain
2Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Co., Stockholm, Sweden
Groundwater Modeling as an Assessment Tool for Underground Mines Located in Fractured Massifs
J. Font-Capó1 A. Nardi1 M. Mendoza 2 E. Ruiz2 S. Jordana1 J. Molinero1 P. Trinchero1 J. Vargas3
1Amphos 21 Consulting, Barcelona, Spain
2Amphos 21 Perú, Lima, Perú
3Worley Parson/TWP, Lima, Perú
Hardware-Efficient Parallelized Optimization with COMSOL Multiphysics® and MATLAB®
T. Frommelt1 R. Gutser1
1SGL Carbon GmbH, Meitingen, Germany
Harmonic Simulation of Viscoelastic Polymer Microcantilever for Electrostrictive Energy Harvesters
N. Alcheikh1 C. Ayela1 I. Dufour1
1Univ. Bordeaux, IMS Lab, Pessac, France.
Heat Transfer and Phase Transformation on Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation (MAPLE) of Biocompatible Thin Layers
E. Lacatus1 G.C. Alecu1 M.A. Sopronyi2 A. Tudor1
1POLITEHNICA University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
2INFLPR -National Institute for Laser Plasma and Radiation Physics, Bucharest, Romania
Heat Transfer Modelling of Single High Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell (HT PEFC) Using COMSOL Multiphysics®
V. Venkataraman1
1Centre for Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Research, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
High Curvature Bending of Ultra-Thin Chips and Chip-on-Foil Assemblies
D. van den Ende1
1Holst Centre / TNO, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Homogenization Approaches for Laminated Magnetic Cores Using the Example of Transient 3D Transformer Modeling
H. Neubert1 J. Ziske1 T. Heimpold1 R. Disselnkötter2
1Technische Universität Dresden, Institute of Electromechanical and Electronic Design, Germany
2ABB AG, Corporate Research Center Germany, Ladenburg, Germany
Hydro-Mechanical Modelling of Infiltration Test for a Bentonite-Sand Mixture: Model Verification and Parameter Identification
M. Hasal1 R. Hrtus1 Z. Michalec1 R. Blaheta1
1Institute of Geonics AS CR, Ostrava, Czech Republic
Hydrodynamic and Thermal Modeling in a Deep Geothermal Aquifer, Faulted Sedimentary Basin, France
E. Malcuit1 A.L. Gille1
1CFG Services, Orléans, France
Improvements on Liquid Cyclotron Target Loading/Unloading System Using COMSOL Multiphysics®
F. Alrumayan1 A. Alghaith1 J. Schneider, 1 M. Ahmed 1 M. Al-Qahtani1
1King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Incoherent Propagation of Light in Coherent Models
A. Čampa1 J. Krč1 M. Topič1
1University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Influence of Electrode Kinetics on Lithium-ion Battery Characteristics
H. Machrafi1,2 S. Cavadias2
1University of Liège, Thermodynamics of Irreversible Phenomena, Liège, Belgium
2University Pierre et Marie Curie, Laboratoire des Procédés Plasma et Traitement de Surface, Paris, France
Influence of Limescale on Heating Elements Efficiency
A. Pezzin1 M. Giansetti1 A. Ferri1
1Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy
Influence of the Excitation Frequency Increase up to 140 MHz on the VHF-PECVD Technology
S. Leszczynski1 B. Leszczynska1 M. Albert1 J.W. Bartha1 U. Stephan2 J. Kuske2
1Dresden University of Technology, Semiconductor and Microsystems Technology Laboratory, Dresden, Germany
2Forschungs- und Applikationslabor Plasmatechnik GmbH, Dresden, Germany
Investigating the Impacts of Hydrogeological Parameters on DSI Efficiency through Numerical Simulation
Y. Jin1 E. Holzbecher1 S. Ebneth2
1Department of Applied Geology, GZG, Georg-August- University of Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany
2Hölscher Wasserbau, Haren, Germany
Key-Holes Magnetron Design and Multiphysics Simulation
A. Leggieri1 F. Di Paolo1 D. Passi1
1Univeristy of Rome "Tor Vergata" - Department of Electronic Engineering, Rome, Italy
Looking for the Origin of Power Laws in Electric Field Assisted Tunneling
H. Cabrera1 D.A. Zanin1 L.G. De Pietro1 A. Vindigni1 U. Ramsperger1 D. Pescia1
1Laboratory for Solid State Physics, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Magnetic Levitation System for Take-off and Landing Airplane – Project GABRIEL
K. Falkowski1 K. Sibilski1
1Wroclaw University of Technology, Wrocław, Poland
Microwave Radiation to Cure Cork Stoppers Using a Conventional Turntable Configuration
D. Fidalgo1 J. Monteiro1 L. Costa1
1I3N and Physics Department, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
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 and Simulation of Silicon Optical MEMS Switches Controlled by Electrostatic Field
J. Golebiowski1 S. Milcarz1
1Technical University of Lodz, Poland
Modeling Ferrofluid Flow in an Annular Gap Moving with Reciprocating Shaft
Y. He1 R. Nilssen1
1Department of Electric Power Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
Modeling Maillard Reaction and Thermal Transformations During Bread Baking
D. Papasidero1 F. Manenti1
1Politecnico di Milano, Dipartimento di Chimica, Materiali e Ingegneria Chimica “Giulio Natta”, Milano, Italy
Modeling Melting Profiles in Chocolate Pieces for Optimizing their Sensory Properties
B. Watzke1 F. Lenfant1 N. Martin1
1Nestlé research Centre, Vers-chez-les-Blanc, Switzerland
Modeling of a Biogas Steam Reforming Reactor for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Systems
F. Cipitì1
1CNR-ITAE, Institute of Advanced Technologies for Energy, Messina, Italy
Modeling of a Magnetocaloric System for Electric Vehicles
A. Noume1 C. Vasile1 M. Risser1
1National Institute of Applied Science (INSA), Strasbourg, France
Modeling of Bentonite Hydration Process in a High Level Waste Repository
M. Hokr1 I. Skarydova1
1Technical University of Liberec, Liberec, Czech Republic
Modeling of Charge Transport in Ion Bipolar Junction Transistors
A.V. Volkov1 K. Tybrandt1 I.V. Zozoulenko1 M. Berggren1
1Organic Electronics, ITN, Linköping University, Norrköping, Sweden
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 Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer During a Steam-Thermolysis Process for Recycling Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer
A. Oliveira Nunes1 Y. Soudais1 R. Barna1 A. Bounacer1 Y. Yang1
1Centre RAPSODEE - Ecole des Mines d'Albi, Albi, France
Modeling of Liquid Water Distribution at Cathode Gas Flow Channels in Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell – PEMFC
S. Skoda1 E. Robalinho2 A. Paulino1 E.F. Cunha1 M. Linardi1
1Instituto de Pesquisas Energéticas e Nucleares, São Paulo, Brazil
2Universidade Nove de Julho, São Paulo, Brazil
Modeling of the Material/Electrolyte Interface and the Electrical Current Generated During the Pulse Electrochemical Machining of Grey Cast Iron
O. Weber1 A. Rebschläger1 P. Steuer1 D. Bähre2
1Center for Mechatronics and Automatization, Saarbrücken, Germany
2Institute of Production Engineering, Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany
Modeling Partially Absorbing Biosensors
D. Kappe1 A. Hütten1
1Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany
Modeling Plant Morphodynamics in Predefined COMSOL Multiphysics® Interface
S. Nikolaev1 A. Trubuil2
1Institute of cytology and genetics SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia
2Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Jouy-en-Josas, France
Modeling the Vanadium Oxygen Fuel Cell
F.T. Wandschneider1 M. Küttinger1 P. Fischer1 K. Pinkwart1 J. Tübke1 H. Nirschl2
1Fraunhofer-Institute for Chemical Technology, Pfinztal, Germany
2Karlsruhe Institute for Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany
Modelling of a 5 Cell Intermediate Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell (IT-PEFC) Stack: Analysis of Flow Configuration and Heat Transfer
A.S. Chandan1 A. Mossadegh Pour2 R. Steinberger-Wilckens2
1Centre for Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Research, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
2University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Modelling of Non-Equilibrium Effects in Solvent-Enhanced Spontaneous Imbibition in Fractured Reservoirs
M. Chahardowli1 R. Farajzadeh1 H. Bruining1
1TU Delft, Delft, The Netherlands
Modelling of the Wool Textile Finishing Processes
M. Giansetti1 A. Pezzin1 S. Sicardi1 G. Rovero1
1Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy
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
Models with Helical Symmetry Studied in a 2D Plane
M. Weterings1 M. Beyrer1
1Institute of Life Sciences HesSo Valais, Sion, Valais, Switzerland
Molecular Gas Flow in a Fish Trap Nozzle – Challenge to the Second Law of Thermodynamics
R. Eisenschmid1
1OPTIMA pharma GmbH, Schwäbisch Hall, Germany
Multiphysics Approach of the Performance of a Domestic Oven
N. Garcia-Polanco1 J. Capablo1 J. Doyle1
1Whirlpool Corporation, Cassinetta di Biandronno (VA), Italy
Multiphysics Process Simulation of the Electromagnetic-Supported High Power Laser Beam Welding of Austenitic Stainless Steel
M. Bachmann1 V. Avilov1 A. Gumenyuk1 M. Rethmeier1
1BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany
Multiphysics Simulation of a Self-heating Paraffin Membrane Microactuator
P. Lazarou1 C. Rotinat1
1CEA LIST/DIASI/LRI, Paris, France
Nonlinear Computational Homogenization Experiments
G.E. Stavroulakis1 K. Giannis1 G.A. Drosopoulos2 M.E. Stavroulaki1
1Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece
2Leibniz University, Hannover, Germany
Novel Simulation of a Voltage-Driven Electro-Thermo-Mechanical MEMS Self-Oscillator
S. Ouenzerfi 1,2,3 H.A.C. Tilmans 2 S. El-Borgi3,4 X. Rottenberg 2
1 KACST-Intel Consortium Center of Excellence in Nano-manufacturing Applications (CENA), Riyadh, KSA
2 IMEC, Leuven, Belgium
3 Applied Mechanics and Systems Research Laboratory, Tunisia Polytechnic School, University of Carthage, La Marsa, Tunesia
4 Texas A&M University at Qatar, Mechanical Engineering Program, Engineering Building, Doha, Qatar
Numerical Analysis of Perforated Microring Resonator Based Refractive Index Sensor
M. Gabalis1 D. Urbonas1 R. Petruskevicius1
1Institute of Physics of Center for Physical Sciences and Technology, Vilnius, Lithuania
Numerical Analysis of the Thermal Resistance of a Multi-Layer Reflective Insulation Material Enclosed by Cavities under Varied Angles
R.S. Pelzers1 A.W.M. van Schijndel2
1Former student Building Physics, Department of the Built Environment, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
2Chair Building Physics, Department of the Built Environment, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Numerical Computation of Two-Phase Flow in Porous Media
D. Droste1 F. Lindner1 C. Mundt1 M. Pfitzner1
1Universität der Bundeswehr, Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Numerical Experiments on Deconvolution Applied to LES in the Modeling of Turbulent Flow
O. Toscanelli1 V. Colla1
1Scuola Superiore S. Anna, Pisa, Italy
Numerical Investigation of Swirl Flow in Curved Tube with Various Curvature Ratio
A. Kadyirov1
1Research Center for Power Engineering Problems of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Kazan, Russia
Numerical Modeling and Performance Optimization Study of a Dehumidification Process in Nuclear Waste Storage
P. Geraldini1
1Sogin Spa, Rome, Italy
Numerical Modeling of a Microtubular Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Using COMSOL Multiphysics®
P. Pianko-Oprych1 E. Kasilova1 Z. Jaworski1
1West Pomeranian University of Technology, Faculty of Chemical Technology and Engineering, Szczecin, Poland
Numerical Modelling of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells: Role of Various Cell Parameters on Performance
O. Ighodaro1 K. Scott1
1Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Numerical Prediction of Particle Dynamics Within a Cytometer. Application to Counting and Sizing by Impendance Measurement
D. Isèbe1
1HORIBA Medical, Montpellier, France
Numerical Simulation of a Rotary Desiccant Wheel
G. Diglio1 P. Bareschino1 G. Angrisani1 M. Sasso1 F. Pepe1
1Università degli Studi del Sannio, Benevento, Italy
Numerical Simulation of Concentration Polarization to Estimate Gypsum and Calcium Carbonate Scaling on Membrane Surfaces
A. Santafé-Moros1 J.M. Gozálvez-Zafrilla1
1Institute for Industrial, Radiophysical and Environmental Safety (ISIRYM) - Universitat Politècnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain
Numerical Study of the Self-ignition of Tetrafluoroethylene in a 100-dm3-reactor
F. Ferrero1 M. Kluge1 R. Zeps1 T. Spoormaker2
1BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany
2Chairman PlasticsEurope Fluoropolymers TFE Safety Task Force, Du Pont De Nemours, Dordrecht, The Netherlands
Optical Forces and Torques Acting on Non-spherical Metallic Nanoparticles
M. Siler1 O. Brzobohaty1 V. Karasek1 P. Zemanek1
1Inst. Scientific Instruments of the ASCR, Brno, Czech Republic
Optimization of 3D Layered Metal-Dielectric Stacks (MDS) for Near-Field Fluorescence Imaging
P.S. Tan1 K. Elsayad2 K. Heinze1
1Rudolf Virchow Center, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany
2Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP), Vienna, Austria
Optimization of a Rotor Shape for Spherical Actuator with Magnetically Levitating Rotor to Match Octupole Field Distribution
M. Sidz1 R. Wawrzaszek1 L. Rossini2 A. Boletis3 S. Mingard3 K. Seweryn1 E. Onillon2 M. Strumik1
1Space Research Centre of PAS, Warsaw, Poland
2CSEM Centre Suisse d’Electronique et de Microtechnique SA, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
3Maxon Motor AG, Sachseln, Switzerland
Optimization of DPF Structures with a 3D-Unit Cell Model
W. Beckert1 M. Dannowski1 L. Wagner1 J. Adler1
1Fraunhofer IKTS, Dresden, Germany
Optimized Channel Geometry of a Flow-Focusing Droplet Generator for Parallelization
D. Conchouso1 E. Al Rawashdeh1 D. Castro1 A. Arevalo1 I.G. Foulds1
1King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
Oscillatory Thermal Response Test (OTRT) – An Advanced Method for Gaining Thermal Properties of the Subsurface
P. Oberdorfer1
1Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany
Parametric Study of Polyimide - Lead Zirconate Titanate Thin Film Cantilevers for Transducer Applications
A. Arevalo1 I.G. Foulds1
1King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Particle Focusing Optimization and Stress Analysis of a Magnetic Horn
S. di Luise1 A. Rubbia2
1Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland and CERN European Organization for Nuclear Research, Geneva, Switzerland
2Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland
Poroelasticity Benchmarking for FEM on Analytical Solutions
E. Holzbecher1
1Georg-August Universität Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany
Proof of Concept and Properties of Micro Hydraulic Displacement Amplifier
R. Zhu1 A. Malisauskaite1 U. Mescheder 1 U. Wallrabe2
1Hochschule Furtwangen University, Furtwangen, Baden-Württemberg,Germany
2Institut für Mikrosystemtechnik (IMTEK), Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Relevance of Hydro-Mechanical-Chemical Processes Involved in the Construction and Operation of Copper Heap Leach Pads
M. Tincopa1 A. Nardi2 G. Roman-Ross2 J. Molinero2
1Technic University of Catalonia (UPC), Barcelona, Spain
2Amphos 21 Consulting, Barcelona, Spain
Residual Stresses and Failure Probability of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Due to the Sintering Process
F. Greco1 J. van Herle1 A. Nakajo1
1FUELMAT Group, Institute of Mechanical Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
Self-Consistent Modeling of Thin Conducting Wires and Their Interaction with the Surrounding Electromagnetic Field
G. Eriksson1
1ABB AB, Corporate Research, Västerås, Sweden
Several Benchmarks for Heat Transfer Problems in COMSOL Multiphysics®
S. Titarenko1
1University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Shielding Cylinder Effect in High-Speed Electric Machines
B. Hannon1 P. Sergeant1
1Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
Simplified Multiphysics Model for All-Solid State Microbatteries
M.S. Nesro1 I.M. Elfadel1
1Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Masdar City, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Simulating Organogenesis in COMSOL Multiphysics®: Cell-based Signaling Models
D. Iber1 J. Vollmer1 D. Menshykau1
1Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering, ETH Zurich, Basel, Switzerland
Simulating Organogenesis in COMSOL Multiphysics®: Parameter Optimization for PDE-based Models
D. Iber1 D. Menshykau2 P. Germann2 L. Lermuzeaux2,3
1D-BSSE, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, SIB, Basel, Switzerland
2D-BSSE, ETH Zurich, Basel, Switzerland
3Department of Bioengineering, University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis, Nice, France
Simulation of a 3D Flow-Focusing Capillary-Based Droplet Generator
D. Conchouso1 E. Al Rawashdeh1 A. Arevalo1 D. Castro1 I.G. Foulds1
1King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
Simulation of Heat Transfer on Periodic Microstructured Surfaces for Evaporation Cooling
M. Hackert-Oschätzchen1 R. Paul1 M. Penzel1 M. Zinecker1 A. Schubert1
1Professorship Micromanufacturing Technology, Technische Universität Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany
Simulation of Light Coupling Reciprocity for a Photonic Grating
V. Kivijärvi1 M. Erdmanis1 I. Tittonen1
1Aalto University, Department of Micro- and Nanosciences, Espoo, Finland
Simulation of Microfabricated Linear Ion Trap
J. Heinonen1 M. Erdmanis1 I. Tittonen1
1Aalto University, Department of Micro- and Nanosciences, Espoo, Finland
Simulation of Reactive Transport in Porous Media: A Benchmark for a COMSOL-PHREEQC-Interface
D. Müller1 H. Francke1 G. Blöcher1 H. Shao2
1Helmholtz-Zentrum Potsdam Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum GFZ, Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
2Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung UFZ, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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
Simulation of the Molten Glass Sheets Flow
P. Baias1 E. Pelster1 D. Wenger1
1Wenger Engineering GmbH, Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Simulation of Thermal Transport Based Flow Meter for Microfluidics Applications
E. Byas1 A. Arevalo1 I.G. Foulds1
1King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

Simulation of Wear using LiveLink™ for MATLAB®
D. Sutton1
1National Centre for Advanced Tribology at Southampton, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
Single Discharge Simulations of Needle Pulses for Electrothermal Ablation
M. Hackert-Oschätzchen1 M. Kreißig1 M. Kowalick1 H. Zeidler1 A. Schubert1 O. Kröning2 M. Herzig2 H.-P. Schulze3
1Professorship Micromanufacturing Technology, Technische Universität Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany
2Leukhardt Schaltanlagen Systemtechnik GmbH, Magdeburg, Germany
3 Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
Smart Radiator Upgrade (Super Smart with Natural Gas)
E. Bozelie1 P. Bruins1
1Saxion University Enschede, Enschede, The Netherlands
Stability of an Underground Limestone Mine
R. Haemers1 F. Broekkamp1 H. van Halewijn1
1Fontys University of Applied Physics, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Statistical Sensitivity Analysis of Li-ion Pouch Battery Cell Dimension and Design
A. Samba1 N. Omar2 H. Gualous3 Y. Firouz2 O. Capron2 M. Abdel MonemO2 J. Smekens2 P. Van den Bossche2 J. Van Mierlo2
1VUB ETEC, Brussel, Belgium and UCBN, LUSAC, Cherbourg, France
2VUB ETEC, Brussel, Belgium
3UCBN, LUSAC, Cherbourg, France
Structural Mechanics for Real Geometry of Basalt Woven Composites
J. Salacova1
1Technical university of Liberec, Department of Material Engineering, Liberec, Czech Republic
Study of the Thermal Behavior of Solar Cells Based on GaAs
N. Martaj1,2 E. Guidicelli2 Y. Cuminal2 A. Perona3 S. Pincemin1,2
1EPF-Ecole d’Ingénieurs, Montpellier, France
2IES, UMR5214, Université Montpellier II, Montpellier, France
3Laboratoire PROMES-CNRS Tecnosud, Rambla de la thermodynamique, Perpignan, France
Sub-Millimetric Vacuum Electron Gun Design and Characterization
A. Leggieri1 G. Ulisse1 F. Di Paolo1 F. Di Paolo1 A. Di Carlo1
1University of Rome "Tor Vergata" - Department of Electronic Engineering, Rome, Italy
Surface Acoustic Wave Ferroelectric Phononic Crystal Based on Electric Field Induced Periodic Domains
V. Pashchenko1 S. Yankin2
1Saint Petersburg State Polytechnical University, Saint Petersburg, Russia
2State University, Saratov, Russia. Joint International Laboratory LICS/LEMAC, IEMN UMR CNRS 8520, EC Lille, Villeneuve d'Ascq, France
Surface Acoustic Wave Scattering Matrix Evaluation Using COMSOL Multiphysics®: Application to Surface Acoustic Wave Transmission Through 2D Surface Phononic Crystal
S. Yankin1,2 A. Talbi1 V. Preobrazhensky1,3 P. Pernod1 O. Bou Matar1 A. Pavlova1
1 Joint International Laboratory LICS/LEMAC, IEMN UMR CNRS 8520, EC Lille, Villeneuve d'Ascq, France
2 Saratov State University, Saratov, Russia
3 Wave Research Center, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

Surface Plasmon Resonance Sensors: Optimization of Diffraction Grating and Prism Couplers
W. Raja1 A. Alabastri1 S. Tuccio1 R. Proietti Zaccaria1
1Department of Nanostructures, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genova, Italy
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
The Influence of Core Shape and Material Nonlinearities to Corner Losses of Inductive Element
M. Puskarczyk1 B. Jamieson1 W. Jurczak1
1ABB Corporate Research Center, Kraków, Poland
The Use of COMSOL Multiphysics® for Studying the Fracture Pressure of Rectangular Micro-Channels Embedded in Thin Silicon Substrates
K. Howell1 H. Georgiou2 P. Petagna3 G. Romagnoli3
1George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
2Cyprus University of Technology (C.U.T), Limassol, Cyprus, EU
3CERN - The European Organization for Nuclear Research, Geneva, Switzerland, EU
Theoretical Study of Phase and Amplitude Characteristics of Microwave Coplanar Delay Line Containing Thin Ferroelectric Layer
V. Nikolaevtsev1 S. Yankin2 S. Suchkov1 D. Suchkov1 A. Litvinenko1
1Saratov State University, Saratov, Russian Federation
2Joint International Laboratory LICS/LEMAC, IEMN UMR CNRS 8520, EC Lille, France
Thermal and Solid-Mechanics FEM Simulation of a Microwave Spatial Power Combiner Amplifier
A. Leggieri1 F. Di Paolo1 D. Passi1
1University of Rome "Tor Vergata" - Department of Electronic Engineering, Rome, Italy
Thermal Integration of Coupled SOFC System with a High-Performing Metal Hydride Storage
A. Mossadegh Pour1 A. Dhira 1 R. Steinberger-Wilckensa1
1Department of Chemistry, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Thermal Modeling of a Honeycomb Reformer Including Radiative Heat Transfer
J. Schöne1 A. Körnig1 W. Beckert1
1Fraunhofer IKTS, Dresden, Germany
Thermo-Fluid Dynamic Modeling of Cu Based Metallic Foams for Heat Exchanger Applications
C.A. Biffi1 A. Tuissi1
1National Research Council of Italy, Lecco, Italy
Towards Optimized Neural Stimulation in a Device for Urinary Incontinence
A.N. Shiraz1 A. Demosthenous1
1E&EE Department, University College London, London, United Kingdom
Turbulent Premixed Combustion with FGM in COMSOL Multiphysics®
R. Bastiaans1
1Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Using the Electrical Field Analysis for Assessment of the Influence of Paper Insulation on Discharge Initiation in Oil
P. Rozga1 D. Hantsz1
1Technical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
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