Chemical Reaction Engineering Blog Posts
Evaluating the Performance of a Steam Reformer with COMSOL®
To design a steam reformer for hydrogen production, you need to couple mass, energy, and flow equations. The Chemical Reaction Engineering Module can account for this true multiphysics problem.
Calculating Thermodynamic Properties for Liquids and Gases
The Chemical Reaction Engineering Module includes a built-in database of over a dozen thermodynamic properties, making it easier to set up your transport and reaction models. Details here.
How to Model Wet Chemical Etching in COMSOL Multiphysics®
Wet chemical etching was one of Rembrandt’s favorite methods for creating self-portraits. Now, it’s used by engineers to produce integrated circuits, MEMS devices, and pressure sensors.
Modeling Surface Reactions in Porous Media and Reactive Pellet Beds
Reactive pellet beds have complex local geometries and undergo microscopic diffusion, but there is a way to simply and accurately simulate these devices in COMSOL Multiphysics®.
Simulating Cancer Cell Migration in Microgravity with COMSOL®
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.
Studying Zone Electrophoresis with COMSOL Multiphysics®
Zone electrophoresis enables scientists to study nucleic acids, biopolymers, and proteins in a wide range of areas. COMSOL Multiphysics® can be used to take a closer look at this process.
Introduction to Modeling Surface Reactions in COMSOL Multiphysics®
Bioengineers and electrochemists will appreciate this detailed introduction to modeling surface reactions with the COMSOL® software.
How to Model Heat and Moisture Transport in Porous Media with COMSOL®
Modeling the transport of heat and moisture in porous media, like building envelopes and other construction materials, is a simple process with a predefined Heat and Moisture Transport interface.
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