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Parameter Estimation for Nonideal Reactor Models

Real reactors can be modeled as combinations of ideal reactors. In this example the so-called "Dead zone model" is utilized. Two ideal CSTRs with interchange are set up to model the real reactor. One CSTR represents the highly agitated region and the other the less agitated region. For ... Read More

Primary Creep Under Nonconstant Load

In this model example, you will study the creep behavior of material under non-constant loading. You will model the primary creep using a Norton-Bailey law and study the difference between the time hardening and the strain hardening methods available in COMSOL Multiphysics. The model is ... Read More

Caughey-Thomas Mobility

With an increase in the parallel component of the applied field, carriers can gain energies above the ambient thermal energy and be able to transfer energy gained by the field to the lattice by optical phonon emission. The latter effect leads to a saturation of the carriers mobility. The ... Read More

Walking Instability in a Washing Machine

Walking instability, due to non-uniform distribution of clothes, is a common problem in lightweight portable washing machines. This problem is more severe in horizontal-axis washing machines, which are more popular because of their high efficiency in spite of high manufacturing cost. ... Read More

Shape and Topology Optimization of Compliant Pliers

Compliant mechanisms are attractive due to their simplicity, owing to their lack of hinges. In this model we show how to design a set of compliant pliers using topology optimization. The resulting design is post-processed using shape optimization, where the maximum stress is constrained ... Read More

Electrical Heating in a Busbar Assembly

This tutorial model of the Joule heating effect in a busbar demonstrates how to synchronize an assembly between Solid Edge and COMSOL, how to modify the geometry from COMSOL, and how to run a geometric parametric sweep. Read More

Cluster Setup Validation

Use this app to validate that the default settings correctly submit jobs to a cluster. These default settings are taken from the preferences. The app allows you to override the default cluster settings, test modifications to the current setup, and test different settings for connecting ... Read More

Modeling a Koch Snowflake

This example exemplifies how to model a Koch snowflake using the Application Builder. A more detailed description of the phenomenon and the modeling process can be seen in the blog post "[Using the Application Builder to Create a Koch Snowflake](https://www.comsol.com/blogs/using-the-application-builder-to-create-a-koch-snowflake/) ... Read More

Superfilling Electrodeposition

This example illustrates the concept of superfilling in electrodeposition. The deposition rate is accelerated in concave areas of the surface, where the concentration of a surface catalyst is increased due to the area contraction of the moving boundary. Read More

Beam Section Calculator (Using LiveLink™ for Excel®)

This app demonstrates the following: * Reading and importing data from an Excel®-file * Exporting data to an Excel®-file * Light theme The app computes the beam section properties and true stress distribution in a designated steel beam section. A broad range of American and European ... Read More