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How to Place Inlet and Outlet Boundary Conditions in CFD Simulations

August 20, 2018

When setting up fluid flow simulations, at what distance can we apply boundary conditions without interfering with the process? Here, we discuss how to place inlet and outlet boundary conditions.

How Do Chladni Plates Make It Possible to Visualize Sound?

August 17, 2018

Is it possible to see sound? Find out for yourself in this blog post on the acoustics behind Chladni plates.

Calculating the Spectral Properties of an Optical Ring Resonator

August 14, 2018

The effect of a “whispering gallery” can be observed (a similar way) in another field of science entirely: light waves traveling in an optical ring resonator.

Happy Birthday, Sir George Gabriel Stokes

August 13, 2018

Read about the life, work, and research of the physicist behind the famous fluid dynamics equation: Sir George Gabriel Stokes.

Studying the Program and Erase Cycle of an EEPROM Device

August 9, 2018

Using the Semiconductor Module, you can study the program and erase cycles of an electrically erasable programmable read-only memory (EEPROM) device.

Happy Birthday, Paul Dirac

August 8, 2018

Paul Dirac, a British physicist, sought to theorize physical concepts were not able to be explained in words, eventually laying the foundations for quantum theory as we know it today.

Examining Heat Transfer in a Friction Stir Welding Process

August 6, 2018

Friction stir welding (FSW) is an efficient, cost effective, and environmentally friendly process that can be optimized by studying the heat transfer involved via modeling.

Happy Birthday, George de Hevesy

August 1, 2018

George de Hevesy is known for expanding the uses for X-ray florescence and radioactive isotopes, as well as discovering the chemical element hafnium.