Heat Transfer Blog Posts
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.
Fine-Tuning an HVAC System Design with Simulation
Do you find your office too hot, too cold, or just right? Using simulation, HVAC system engineers can assess indoor climate conditions and ensure maximum comfort among a building’s occupants.
8 Uses of COMSOL Multiphysics® in the Biomedical Industry
Read about 8 real-world examples of how engineers and researchers in the biomedical industry are using simulation to advance their innovative designs.
Efficient Meshing Strategies for 3D Inductive Heating Models
Interested in some efficient meshing strategies for 3D inductive heating models? In this blog post, we demonstrate how to partition a mesh based upon the element type.
The Science Behind Cooking Caramel
Whether you’re adding it to brownies, crème brûlée, or an ice cream sundae, cooking caramel is a precarious task: One wrong move and it could burn and taste bitter or recrystallize and harden.
Which Radiation Interface Should I Use for My Heat Transfer Model?
Compared to the mechanisms of heat transfer by conduction and convection, heat transfer by radiation has unique characteristics. How should you account for radiation in your heat transfer models?
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