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Analyzing a New Droplet-Forming Fluidic Junction with Simulation

September 8, 2017

A novel oscillatory microfluidic junction design, called a “batwing”, is improving the field of droplet microfluidics by consistently producing uniform and complex double-emulsion droplets.

How to Save Computational Time with a One-Way Coupling Approach

September 6, 2017

Simulating heat transfer in fluids with forced convection can be very computationally expensive. Did you know that you can save a lot of time and resources with a one-way coupling approach?

Pulsed Electrochemical Machining: A Multiphysics Model

September 5, 2017

Industries that manufacture metal parts are concerned with precision machining and quality of surface finish. Optimizing the pulsed electrochemical machining process can improve these factors.

Using Simulation to Study Ultrasound Focusing for Clinical Applications

August 31, 2017

Guest blogger Thomas Clavet of EMC3 Consulting discusses the simulation of ultrasound focusing via phased array and geometrically focused probe designs for clinical uses.

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.