All posts by Walter Frei
How to Model the Optical Properties of Rough Surfaces
We develop a computational model for calculating the optical properties of rough surfaces, such as incident light on a dielectric material with random variations in height and thickness.
How to Create a Randomized Geometry Using Model Methods
What does cheese have to do with setting up a COMSOL Multiphysics® model? Here, we use the random holes in a piece of Swiss cheese to demonstrate creating randomized geometries with methods.
Modeling Natural and Forced Convection in COMSOL Multiphysics®
Get an overview of several approaches for modeling natural and forced convection in COMSOL Multiphysics®, starting with the simplest method and adding complexity from there.
How to Optimize the Spacing of Electromagnetic Coils
Did you know that you can maximize the magnetic field strength of your electromagnetic coil designs by optimizing the spacing between the coils?
3 Ways to Optimize the Current in Electromagnetic Coils
We give you 3 ways to optimize the current in electromagnetic coil designs using the AC/DC Module and Optimization Module, add-on products to COMSOL Multiphysics®.
How to Postprocess Fields over Arbitrary Geometries
Check out this useful modeling trick: You can query the results of your model within an arbitrary geometric subregion by implementing an integration during postprocessing.
How to Compute Distances Between Objects in COMSOL Multiphysics®
Compute the distance between two deforming objects in the COMSOL Multiphysics® software. Here’s how…
How to Model the Electromagnetic Heating of Underground Cables
Underground power cables are beneficial in many ways, but they are also subject to overheating. To design better cables, we can model their electromagnetic heating in COMSOL Multiphysics.
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