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Better Brewing: Modeling Beer Fermentation

June 6, 2024

What’s brewing? Explore how modeling and simulation can be used to study the beer fermentation process, identifying ways to optimize its efficiency and serve up a better-tasting glass of suds.

Simulating Thermal Propagation in a Battery Pack

June 3, 2024

When batteries overheat, there’s more at stake than just losing the pack. By modeling thermal runaway, you can prevent problems before they arise.

Modeling Shunt Currents in an Alkaline Electrolyzer Stack

May 30, 2024

In the quest for affordable green hydrogen, alkaline electrolyzers must be efficient and long-lasting. Simulation offers insight during the design stage.

Happy Birthday, Elijah McCoy

May 2, 2024

Elijah McCoy is known for inventing a steam engine lubrication system. But did you know that he also filed 57 other U.S. patents, including a lawn sprinkler designed to look like a turtle?

Examining an Air Filter with a RANS Turbulence Model

February 20, 2024

Modeling and simulation can be used to analyze and better understand turbulent flow in a variety of systems. See one example here.

From TV Signals to Toasting: Tuning a Yagi–Uda Antenna to Heat Muffins

December 29, 2023

See how modeling and simulation can be used to test an unconventional heating method. Here, we explore how a Yagi–Uda antenna performs as a hypothetical oven replacement to heat muffins.

Happy Birthday, John von Neumann

December 28, 2023

One of the most influential mathematicians of the 20th century, John von Neumann also left major marks on quantum mechanics and computer science. Learn more about this polymath’s legacy.

Best Papers and Posters from the COMSOL Conference 2023 Munich

November 30, 2023

Electrochemical deposition, energy geostructures, and laser welding are just a few of the topics featured in the top papers and posters from the COMSOL Conference 2023 Munich.

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