Blog Posts Tagged AC/DC Module
Analyzing an Electrodynamic Ion Funnel with COMSOL Multiphysics®
Quadrupole mass filters and ion mobility spectrometers are used to detect explosives, study complex biological molecules, and more. Ion funnels are an important component of these devices.
Should I Fillet the Geometry in My Electromagnetic Heating Analysis?
You want to analyze electromagnetic heating around sharp corners in your simulation. Do you round off the corners by adding a fillet? We go over cases where you should and shouldn’t do so.
Analyzing Magnetic Flowmeters for Blood Flow Measurement
Biomedical researchers used multiphysics modeling in order to understand how blood vessel movement influences the sensitivity of their flow meter designs. Get the full story here.
Analyze the Electrodynamics of a Magnetic Power Switch via Simulation
The AC/DC Module can be used to simulate electrodynamic devices, such as magnetic power switch circuit breakers. Follow along with this discussion to study the working principles of the device.
How to Create Electrostatics Models with Wires, Surfaces, and Solids
Here’s a guide to building models that combine wires, surfaces, and solids using the electrostatics features based on the boundary element method that are available with the AC/DC Module.
Simulating Helmholtz Coils in COMSOL Multiphysics®
Electromagnetics simulation simplifies the process of constructing a Helmholtz coil and calculating its magnetic field to ensure the fields are uniform, which is important for a variety of uses.
How to Calculate a Capacitance Matrix in COMSOL Multiphysics®
Calculating the capacitance between two conductors is simple, but adding more conductors to the mix (as is the case with touchscreens, transmission lines, and capacitive sensors) adds complexity.
Analyzing the Structural Integrity of an Induction Motor with Simulation
The AC induction motor was invented by either Nikola Tesla or Galileo Ferraris, depending on who you ask. Either way, you can evaluate the structural integrity of this device with simulation.
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