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How to Use Topology Optimization Results as Model Geometries
Oftentimes, topology optimization is not the last step in your design process. In fact, you can use the results from a topology optimization study as model geometries for your next analysis.
Performing a Shape and Topology Optimization of a Tesla Microvalve
1 Tesla microvalve model, 2 ways: The shape optimization features available in COMSOL Multiphysics enable you to improve simple designs inspired by more complex topology optimization results.
Estimating Parameters for a Li-Ion Battery via a Lumped Model
When performing an electrochemical analysis on a battery, an engineer might not have all of the information from the manufacturer. The solution? Parameter estimation via a lumped model…
Analyzing Topology Optimization of a Photoacoustic Spectroscopy Cell
Signals generated via photoacoustic spectroscopy are often weak and difficult to detect. Acoustic cells can be used to amplify the signal, but they need to be designed with sensitivity in mind.
Comparing Optimization Methods for a Heat Sink Design for 3D Printing
When designing a heat sink, is it better to use parametric or topology optimization? When manufacturing said design, does 3D printing produce the best result, or a conventional method?
Performing Topology Optimization with the Density Method
The density method simplifies the process of topology optimization. Get an overview of how to use a special density feature for topology optimization in the COMSOL® software.
How to Analyze a Glacier via Gradient-Based Optimization
This post highlights a gradient-based optimization method that geophysical engineers can use to analyze, for instance, the movement and sensitivity of a glacier.
Optimizing Thermal Processes in Carbon Manufacturing with Simulation
A guest blogger from SGL Carbon GmbH demonstrates how his organization uses heat transfer simulation to optimize thermal processes in carbon manufacturing.
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