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Learning Quantum Mechanics Concepts with Double-Barrier Structures

August 30, 2017

Quantum mechanics is a notoriously difficult subject to learn — and teach. Modeling a double-barrier structure is an effective way to teach quantum mechanics concepts to physics students.

Simulating the Thermocompression Bonding of an Underfill Adhesive

August 29, 2017

Underfill adhesives are often used in microelectronics to hold different components together. Simulate the thermocompression bonding process of such an adhesive to ensure its effectiveness.

Finding the Ideal Thickness for the Insulation of a Pipeline

August 28, 2017

Pipelines need to be properly insulated in order to transport products like petroleum and natural gas across long distances. Use COMSOL® to find the ideal thickness for a pipeline insulation.

Analyzing the Acoustics in a Simplified Particulate Filter Model

August 25, 2017

A diesel particulate filter catches exhaust emissions in some automotive systems. It’s important to study the acoustic properties of these filters, as they can affect mufflers and other parts.

Happy Birthday, Osborne Reynolds

August 23, 2017

Osborne Reynolds was an Irish physicist whose work focused on mathematics, thermodynamics, and — most notably — fluid mechanics.

The Optimal Workflow for Complex Modeling Projects on a Deadline

August 22, 2017

You’re working on a complex modeling project under a tight deadline, and your computation is taking a long time to solve. You can breathe easier by using this optimized workflow for such scenarios.

How to Use the Well Feature in Subsurface Flow Models

August 21, 2017

The Well feature makes it easier to set up and mesh well geometries for subsurface flow modeling. Learn how to take advantage of this feature’s settings and capabilities.

Can a Wine Cooler Actually Keep Your Beverage Cold?

August 17, 2017

When enjoying nice meals outside, some people use wine coolers to keep their beverages cold. But can a wine cooler actually keep a bottle of wine chilled, and if so, for how long?