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Simulating Cancer Cell Migration in Microgravity with COMSOL®

August 16, 2017

Researchers used multiphysics simulation to determine how microgravity effects the migration of metastatic cancer cells. Their results could have new implications for therapy and treatments.

How to Model Supersonic Flows in COMSOL Multiphysics®

August 10, 2017

Learn about the different types of sonic flow and how to calculate the angle and Mach number of a shock wave in order to model the supersonic flow around an object, such as a diamond airfoil.

Accurately Analyze Turbomolecular Pumps with COMSOL Multiphysics®

August 9, 2017

A turbomolecular pump is a type of vacuum pump with a bladed molecular turbine. You can use particle tracing software to accurately evaluate a turbomolecular pump design.

Comparing 2 Approaches for Modeling Electronic Chip Cooling

August 2, 2017

We go over 2 modeling approaches for electronic chip cooling problems. 1 way models the solid parts and a Convective Cooling boundary condition, while the other option includes an air domain.

Efficiently Analyze Acoustic Streaming with Multiphysics Modeling

July 31, 2017

Acoustic streaming is when sound waves are used to generate steady fluid motion. You can use multiphysics modeling for an efficiency way to analyze this phenomenon.

Modeling Aeroacoustics with the Linearized Navier-Stokes Equations

July 25, 2017

Get a comprehensive introduction to aeroacoustics modeling, as well as the linearized Navier–Stokes equations and how to implement them in COMSOL Multiphysics®.

Investigating the Behavior of an Ancient Organism with CFD Simulation

July 24, 2017

Researchers used CFD simulation to study the behavior of an ancient organism called the Parvancorina in order to learn more about the ecosystem of the Ediacaran period, 635–541 million years ago.

Optimizing the Design of Thermal Actuators for Use in Microsatellites

July 17, 2017

Microsatellites are replacing traditional large satellites in aerospace missions for gathering scientific data. Using simulation, we can optimize an important component of these devices.


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