All posts by Rachel Keatley
Optimizing the Electroplating Process for Multiple Components
From everyday kitchen utensils to iconic award show statuettes, rack plating is a useful manufacturing process that ensures components are electroplated both uniformly and efficiently.
6 Ways Engineers Are Using Simulation to Help the Environment
Energy-efficient buildings and appliances. Safe nuclear waste storage. Well-preserved freshwater lakes. These are just a few examples of how simulation is being used to help the environment.
Happy Birthday, Olga Ladyzhenskaya
Olga Ladyzhenskaya wasn’t one to shy away from a challenge. In fact, through her research, she proved the convergence of a finite difference method for the Navier–Stokes equations.
Verifying a HAMSTAD Benchmark for an Insulated Roof Model
Heat and moisture (HAM) transport is an important area of study for building materials and structures, as it can affect the rate and coverage area of mold growth.
Optimizing Composite Wheel Rim Designs with COMSOL Multiphysics®
Composite wheel rims are stronger and lighter than their conventional steel and aluminum counterparts. Plus, they offer better acceleration, braking, and cornering on the road.
Happy Birthday, Edith Clarke
Once hired as a “human computer”, electrical engineer Edith Clarke is known for inventing the Clarke Calculator, which solves capacity and inductance calculations for long transmission lines.
Optimizing Microspeaker Designs Using Simulation
From watches to laptops, microspeakers are found in devices we use everyday. In this blog post, learn how simulation can help optimize microspeakers and improve sound quality.
Happy Birthday, Andrew Fielding Huxley
As a child, Andrew Fielding Huxley was given a lathe as a gift. This sparked an interest in science and invention that blossomed into a career in research and physiology.
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