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Simulating MEMS Accelerometers and Gyroscopes Used in Inertial Measurement Units

March 24, 2022

Many autonomous vehicles rely on IMUs for navigation. Here, we show how the MEMS Module can help you model the gyroscopes and accelerometers used in IMUs.

Extracting Specific Contact Resistivity with a Benchmark Model

March 16, 2022

You can now add contact resistance to metal contacts using the Semiconductor Module. In this blog post, we’ll explore a benchmark model that takes advantage of this new functionality.

Computing and Visualizing Satellite Orbits in COMSOL®

March 9, 2022

Here, we introduce a new, out-of-this-world tutorial model of a spacecraft in orbit.

Computing and Using Partial Inductance with COMSOL®

March 3, 2022

COMSOL Multiphysics® version 6.0 brings new functionality for computing total and partial inductances and AC resistances. Get an overview here.

The Boltzmann Equation, Two-Term Approximation Interface

February 24, 2022

When modeling plasma, you sometimes want to define the electron transport properties as a function of the electron energy. The Boltzmann Equation, Two-Term Approximation interface does just that.

How Long Does It Take an Engineer to Turn on a Light Bulb?

January 5, 2022

Misconception about electricity: Electrons carry the energy in an electrical circuit. Today, we investigate this theory with simulation.

Predicting the Effects of Induction Heating with Simulation

November 19, 2021

What is induction heating? What are the benefits of it? Can it be simulated with COMSOL Multiphysics? Keep reading to find out…

Optimizing Solar Cell Designs with a Simulation App

October 28, 2021

The SolCelSim app, designed by an MSc student at the University of Zilina, enables researchers to simulate solar cell designs, even if they are unfamiliar with simulation software.


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