Per page:

Structural & Acoustics Blog Posts

How to Simulate a Piezoelectric Micropump

February 2, 2021

Learn how to combine piezoelectric materials with fluid-structure interaction effects, use a velocity-dependent formula, and set up disconnected mesh between the solid and fluid domains.

Modeling Acoustical Properties of Porous Media in COMSOL®

January 14, 2021

A guest blogger from the University of Sheffield introduces the Johnson–Champoux–Allard–Lafarge (JCAL) model for analyzing acoustical properties of porous media.

Modeling Parts Without Constraints in Your Structural Analyses

January 7, 2021

When building a solid mechanics model, there may be parts with prescribed loads but no constraints that can be reasonably applied. Learn different approaches and considerations for this scenario.

The North Pole Models Product Distribution Challenges for the Holidays

December 18, 2020

Today, a guest blogger from the North Pole discusses using simulation to find out if his boss will be able to fit down all of the chimneys this holiday season.

Keynote Video: Rapid Prototyping for Sonar Systems

December 15, 2020

Engineers at Northrop Grumman follow a 4-part rapid prototyping design phase: Design, manufacturing a prototype, testing and design verification, and manufacturing of the final design.

Modeling Sound Transmission Loss Through a Concrete Wall

October 7, 2020

The sound loss transmission (STL) through a building component is the logarithmic ratio between the total incident power on the structure relative to the total transmitted power.

Exploring the Ambiguity of Hardness Numbers with COMSOL®

September 22, 2020

To help customers easily obtain stress-strain curves from indentation test data, this guest blogger turned to simulation applications and COMSOL Compiler™ — and created a brand new product.

Course: Modeling Joule Heating with Thermal Expansion

September 15, 2020

Get an overview of the course on Joule heating and thermal expansion. Plus, access supporting material.