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Keynote Video: Designing Lightning Protection Systems with Simulation

December 12, 2018

Can lightning strike the same place twice? Either way, it is challenging to model. When designing lightning protection systems, NTS Lightning Technologies turned to multiphysics simulation.

Keynote Video: Designing Improved Heart Pumps with Simulation

December 5, 2018

Abbott Laboratories designed “the most complex machine ever implanted into a human being” — an LVAD for heart failure patients — using multiphysics modeling. The result? Saved lives.

Keynote Video: Optimizing Test Connector Designs with RF Simulation

November 26, 2018

At Signal Microwave, RF simulation is used to optimize test connector designs quickly and efficiently, giving the organization a unique advantage when it comes to being a small business.

Global Modeling of a Non-Maxwellian Discharge in COMSOL®

November 19, 2018

Keep reading for a demonstration of how to model a non-Maxwellian discharge with the Boltzmann equation in the two-term approximation using COMSOL Multiphysics®.

How to Perform a STOP Analysis with COMSOL Multiphysics®

November 5, 2018

Interested in structural-thermal-optical performance (STOP) analysis? We go over the theory, background, and how to perform such an analysis in the Ray Optics Module.

Validating the Use of Boundary Elements for Magnetostatics Modeling

October 30, 2018

To validate the boundary element method (BEM) as a viable alternative to FEM for magnetostatics modeling, you can try a 3-part tutorial series of electromagnetic force calculations.

Simulating the Tunneling Current Across a Graded Heterojunction

October 29, 2018

Interested in semiconductor design? Get an intro to the theory behind quantum tunneling as well as a demonstration of simulating the tunneling current across a graded heterojunction.

Evaluating Transformer Designs with Electromagnetics Simulation

October 25, 2018

Transformers are used to increase, decrease, and isolate voltage in many different types of devices. EM simulation can be used to evaluate a transformer design, no matter its purpose.