What Is the Difference Between Plane Stress and Plane Strain?
We go over the formulations and constitutive models that you can use to study plane stress, plane strain, and generalized plane strain in your solid mechanics problems.
Modeling Two-Phase Flow in a PEM Electrolyzer
From transportation to industrial applications, hydrogen-based energy storage has shown promise in many fields. Well-designed electrolyzers help make these applications possible.
Studying a 500-Million-Year-Old Dinner Party with CFD Simulation
From zebras to elephants to lions, Namibia is home to a variety of wildlife. However, this research team was on the lookout for the fossils of a 500-million-year-old organism.
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.
New Method for Performing Topology Optimization of FSI Problems
Many topology optimization methods are only available for FSI problems within a purely academic scope. Enter the TOBS-GT algorithm for fluid-structure design…
The Beauty of Vortex Streets
Vortex streets occur quite frequently in nature and are relevant in a variety of technical applications. This fluid mechanics phenomenon can also be quite beautiful to watch!
How to Model Polarization Rotation Along a Waveguide
Interested in modeling photonic waveguiding structures? Learn some efficient techniques for devices with multiple supported waveguide modes and identical waveguide cross sections.
Building a Solid Foundation for Understanding Seismic Waves
In 1906, there was the California earthquake. In 1908, there was the Lawson Report. In 1910, Harry Fielding Reid proposed the elastic rebound theory. Continue on a deep dive into seismology…
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