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Blog Posts Tagged Nonlinear Structural Materials Module

Simulating Powder Compaction with Porous Plasticity Models

June 12, 2017

Powder compaction is an important and popular technique in many manufacturing industries. You can use porous plasticity models to analyze and improve the powder compaction process.

Modeling Fatigue Failure in Elastoplastic Materials

October 28, 2016

One example of fatigue failure? Bending a metal paper clip back and forth until it eventually breaks. Learn how to model this type of behavior in elastoplastic materials using COMSOL Multiphysics®.

How to Model Large-Strain Viscoelasticity in COMSOL Multiphysics®

October 11, 2016

Learn how to model large-strain viscoelastic deformation, a common behavior exhibited by polymers and biological tissues, in COMSOL Multiphysics®.

GTI Streamlines Gas Pipeline Maintenance Procedures with Simulation

July 11, 2016

Researchers from OTD and GTI teamed up and used simulation to investigate the standard distance requirements for streamlined and safe gas pipeline maintenance.

Designing an App to Analyze Stress in a Pressure Vessel

March 9, 2016

Learn how to use the Application Builder in COMSOL Multiphysics® to create an efficient and accurate design workflow, using an example of a pressure vessel design app.

Using Simulation to Analyze Arterial Wall Mechanics

October 12, 2015

Studying arteries from a mechanical standpoint requires a reliable model that can fully describe the anisotropic nonlinear response of this biological soft tissue.

What Is Geometric Nonlinearity?

September 14, 2015

If you perform structural mechanics analyses, then you have most likely encountered the concept of geometric nonlinearity. But what exactly does geometric nonlinearity mean?

Modeling a Stacked Piezoelectric Actuator in a Valve

May 13, 2015

Piezoelectric valves are energy efficient, durable, and fast. You can model a key component of this device responsible for opening and closing the valve: a stacked piezoelectric actuator.