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Flow Between Parallel Plates

This example models the developing flow between two parallel plates. The purpose is to study the inlet effects in laminar flow at fairly moderate Reynolds numbers, in this case around 40. The problem might seem of academical nature but it is actually fairly common in catalytic reactors, heat exchangers, micro reactors etc. Symmetry along the thickness of the domain helps to reduce the ...

Diffusion in Isothermal Laminar Flow Along a Flat Plate

In most industrial systems, the species transport in laminar flow differs by several orders of magnitude between convection and diffusion. This model serves as an introduction to the modeling of systems where a mass balance is coupled to a momentum balance, and where the flux of dissolved species in a fluid is given by convection and diffusion. The model shows that the diffusive and the ...

Stresses in a Pulley

The stresses in a pulley connected to an engine that drives another pulley are studied in this model. A parametric analysis is conducted in order to study how the rotational speed affects the stress distribution in the pulley. The power at the pulley shaft remains constant, the moment (defined by the ratio of the power by the rotational speed) will thus decrease with increased speed. This ...

Reactive Muffler

This is a benchmarking model to compare the abilities of COMSOL to an analytical solution. The model examines the sound-transmission properties of an idealized reactive muffler with infinitely long inlet and outlet pipes and one expansion chamber. The infinitely long inlet and outlets are simulated through a reflection-free source at the inlet pipe and a reflection-free end of the outlet pipe, ...

The example shows a 1D steady-state thermal analysis including radiation to a prescribed ambient temperature. The temperature field from the solution of this benchmark model is compared with a NAFEMS benchmark solution.

This example shows a 2D plane stress model of a membrane with a thickness of 0.1 m. The load is a uniformly distributed horizontal load of 10 MN/m (that is, a pressure of 100 MPa) along the right end. At the left end, the membrane is constrained from movement in the x direction. At the left end's midpoint, the membrane is kept fixed. The resulting x-direction stress is compared to a NAFEMS ...

This example shows a 2D plane stress model of a membrane with a thickness of 0.1 m. The load is a gravity load that acts in the negative y direction. The left end boundary is kept fixed. The resulting shear stress is compared to a NAFEMS benchmark value

Distributed SPICE Model of Bipolar Transistor

Integrated semiconductor devices are used in almost all electrical equipment, and the bipolar junction transistor (BJT) is still a very important device although the MOS technology has taken over a large part of the market. Especially in technologies with new types of semiconductors the bipolar transistor can be the best choice for optimum performance. The BJT consists of three semiconductor ...

MOS Transistor Model

The MOSFET (Metal Oxide Semiconductor Field-Effect Transistor) is by far the most common semiconductor device, and the primary building block in all commercial processors, memories, and digital integrated circuits. During the past decades this device has experienced tremendous development, and today it is being manufactured with feature sizes of 90 nm and smaller. This model calculates the DC ...

Stiffness Analysis of a Communication Mast´s Diagonal Mounting

Communication masts usually have a framework with a bolted triangular lattice design. The diagonals of the framework are assembled from several parts and welded together. When operating under a given wind load at a specific location, the antenna’s total rotation angle should stay below a certain limit to ensure uninterrupted communications. For the type of mast in this model, the engineers ...