The Brüel & Kjær 4134 Condenser Microphone
Application ID: 12375
This is a model of the Brüel and Kjær 4134 condenser microphone. The geometry and material parameters are those of the actual microphone. The modeled sensitivity level is compared to measurements performed on an actual microphone and shows good agreement. The membrane deformation, pressure, velocity, and electric field are also determined.
The model is a true multiphysics problem that couples:
- Thermoviscous Acoustics
- Moving mesh ALE
About Brüel and Kjær:
Brüel & Kjær is a world leading manufacturer and supplier of sound and vibration test and measurement solutions. The products range from transducers (measurement microphones and vibration transducers), data acquisition and analysis software and hardware, hand held sound level meters, calibration systems, and more. The application areas are many and include aerospace, wind energy, environmental noise and sound, automotive, defense, and audio. See www.bkhome.com.
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however, additional products may be required to completely define and model it. Furthermore, this example may also be defined and modeled using components from the following product combinations:
- COMSOL Multiphysics® and
- Acoustics Module and
- Structural Mechanics Module and
- either the AC/DC Module, or MEMS Module
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