Mechanical Blog Posts
How to Model Different Types of Damping in COMSOL Multiphysics®
Structural dynamics analyses can be difficult if you have to account for damping. Get a demonstration of how to use the different numerical models for damping in COMSOL Multiphysics. Part 2 of 2.
Damping in Structural Dynamics: Theory and Sources
Here’s your introduction to the theory behind damping in vibrating structures, as well as its sources, including internal losses, friction, sound emission, and more. Part 1 of 2.
Veryst Combines Material Testing and Simulation for Reliable Results
Simulation helps companies develop the best designs. Understanding material behavior plays a key role in generating accurate simulations. Here’s how Veryst combines testing and FSI simulation.
Performing a Multiphysics Analysis of a Thermal Microactuator
To design an optimized thermal microactuator for use in a specific device, you need to account for tightly coupled electrical, thermal, and structural phenomena in your analysis.
Hydrodynamic Thermal Transport in the Kinetic-Collective Model
F. Xavier Alvarez from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) discusses using COMSOL Multiphysics® to model heat transfer at the nanoscale and better understand transport processes.
Designing Heating Circuits with Multiphysics Simulation
The electronic message boards you see on the highway contain heating circuits. Their design is a truly multiphysics problem involving heat transfer, structural mechanics, and electromagnetics.
Analyzing an Arterial Self-Expanding Stent with COMSOL Multiphysics®
Interested in bioengineering? Read this overview of a self-expanding arterial stent modeled in COMSOL Multiphysics® with an implemented shape memory alloy material.
Paper Mechanics and the Benefits of Modeling Paperboard Formation
Get a quick introduction to paper mechanics before guest blogger Eric Linvill discusses modeling a L&W bending resistance test piece for cost-benefit analyses in paperboard production.
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