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Blog Posts Tagged Structural Mechanics Module

Keynote Video: EPFL Uses Simulation to Design a Hyperloop Pod

January 22, 2019

The EPFLoop team used multiphysics simulation to design the aeroshell, pressure vessel, and braking system of their hyperloop pod for the SpaceX 2018 competition. Get an inside look here.

Simulating Fluid-Structure Interaction in a Ball Check Valve

January 21, 2019

Simulate FSI in a ball check valve to find the flow rate, fluid pressure, and fluid velocity. The COMSOL® software includes a predefined multiphysics coupling that makes it simple.

Comparing 2 Shock Response Analyses for a Computer Circuit Board

January 18, 2019

Before hitting the market, motherboards and other fragile electronic components need to be able to withstand certain mechanical shock loads. That is where shock response analysis comes in.

How to Model Fluid Friction in Joints with COMSOL Multiphysics®

January 9, 2019

Follow along as we demonstrate how to model fluid friction in joints using 2 rotordynamics examples: a piston and a reciprocating engine.

Performing Topology Optimization with the Density Method

January 4, 2019

The density method simplifies the process of topology optimization. Get an overview of how to use a special density feature for topology optimization in the COMSOL® software.

Evaluating a Fire-Resistant Overpack for Nuclear Waste

December 26, 2018

Confinement system overpacks are used to safely store radioactive waste. Sogin uses heat transfer modeling to design safe and reliable overpacks that are resistant to fire.

Introducing the Composite Materials Module

December 6, 2018

Get to know the Composite Materials Module, an add-on to the COMSOL Multiphysics® software that includes specialized functionality for modeling layered composite structures and materials.

Analyzing Wind Turbine Blades with the Composite Materials Module

November 14, 2018

Take a look at the dedicated functionality for analyzing thin, layered structures in the Composite Materials Module with this example: a wind turbine blade made of composite materials.