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Improving Architectural Designs with Building Physics Simulation

October 4, 2018

Building physics simulation can help engineers develop more energy-efficient architectural designs. We talked to Built Environments, Inc. to get a few examples of how.

Introducing COMSOL Multiphysics® Version 5.4

October 3, 2018

COMSOL Multiphysics® version 5.4 includes a variety of updated features and functionality as well as 2 exciting new add-on products: the Composite Materials Module and COMSOL Compiler™.

Happy Birthday, Nora Stanton Blatch Barney

September 30, 2018

In the early 1900s, Nora Stanton Blatch Barney, a civil engineer, assisted in constructing bridges with the American Bridge Company and building subway tunnels in New York City.

How to Implement the Weak Form for Time-Dependent Equations

September 27, 2018

Here’s a comprehensive equation-based modeling guide on how to implement the weak form for time-dependent equations, including theoretical background and step-by-step instructions.

RF Signal Transformation Between the Time and Frequency Domains

September 25, 2018

Want to make your RF and microwave device modeling more efficient? Read this blog post to learn how to implement the fast Fourier transform in your simulations.

Image Denoising and Other Multidimensional Variational Problems

September 21, 2018

Learn how to solve variational problems featuring multiple dimensions, higher-order derivatives, and multiple unknowns with a fun example: image denoising in a grainy photograph.

Studying the Peltier and Seebeck Effects in Thermoelectric Devices

September 20, 2018

We go over 2 key concepts in themoelectricity, the Seebeck and Peltier effects, and how to account for them when simulating heating and cooling in thermoelectric devices.

Methods for Enforcing Inequality Constraints

September 17, 2018

Learn 2 methods for enforcing inequality constraints in your variational problems, the Lagrange Multiplier method and Augmented Lagrangian method, as well as the theory behind them.