Heat Transfer Blog Posts
Analyzing Thermal Distribution in a Li-Ion Battery Pack
Deviating from optimal operating temperatures in a Li-ion battery pack can cause performance losses or even failure. Learn how to optimize the power design to control the temperature distribution.
Model Balanced Heat Transfer, Bake a Better Apple Pie
Happy Pi Day! Here, we go over the best ingredient to use when preparing an apple pie, as well as how to model the heat transfer process that occurs in a pie as it is being baked in an oven.
Introduction to Modeling Evaporative Cooling
From meteorology to food processing, evaporation has many industrial and scientific applications. Here, we give an introduction to modeling evaporation with the Heat Transfer Module.
Introduction to Computing Radiative Heat Exchange
Follow along as we continue our discussion on the foundations of radiative heat transfer modeling. (Part 3 of 3)
Modeling Incident Radiation in Radiative Heat Transfer
Get an introduction to modeling incident radiation on a surface with the Surface-to-Surface Radiation interface in the Heat Transfer Module. (Part 2 of 3)
Modeling Emissivity in Radiative Heat Transfer
In Part 1 of a blog series on modeling radiative heat transfer, we discuss the concept of surface emissivity.
How to Compute the Projected Area of a CAD File in COMSOL®
Learn about three approaches to computing the projected area of a CAD file and when to use each one.
Analyzing LED Bulb Designs with Heat Transfer Simulation
LED bulbs are billed as more energy efficient than traditional bulbs, but they are not 100% efficient in turning electricity into light, making thermal management a vital design consideration.
- COMSOL Now
- Fluid & Heat
- Structural & Acoustics
- Today in Science