See How Multiphysics Simulation Is Used in Research and Development

Engineers, researchers, and scientists across industries use multiphysics simulation to research and develop innovative product designs and processes. Find inspiration in technical papers and presentations they have presented at the COMSOL Conference. Browse the selection below or use the Quick Search tool to find a specific presentation or filter by application area.

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Methanation in Catalytic Reactor new

M. Schopfer1, C. Nkoumou1, D. Martinet1, C. Ellert1
1University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HES-SO Valais-Wallis), Sion, Valais, Switzerland

Power-to-gas is an important area of research for reducing greenhouse gases and seasonal energy storage. Methane, with a Lower Heating Value of 50 MJ/kg, is already a commonly used gas, and its synthesis using green hydrogen production (electrolysis of renewable energy) is a remarkable ... Read More

Comparison of AEL and AEM Electrolyser Technologies new

David Martinet1, Christoph Ellert1
1HES-SO Valais-Wallis, Sion, Valais, Switzerland

Alkaline Electrolysis (AEL) technology is known and used in industries for half a century. It is a key technology for large-scale hydrogen production powered by renewable energy for example chemical industries. Flows of 99.999% pure hydrogen up to 20’000 Nm³/h with an electrical power of ... Read More

Fully Automated FE-Application new

D. Fischer1, P. T. Tauer1
1Lauterbach Verfahrenstechnik GmbH

The new FE Toolbox from Lauterbach Verfahrenstechnik GmbH combines precision and user-friendliness in one application. Our tool is tailor-made to reliably achieve a fast and accurate design of various components in pressure vessel design and plant design. With COMSOL Multiphysics we have ... Read More

Software Interface for Material Database to COMSOL® Material Library new

K.-P. Weiss1
1Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute for Technical Physics

The use of advanced manufacturing technologies expands the design scope of lightweight components for aerospace systems and enables innovative possibilities for complex structures [1, 2]. The overall approach of the AdHyBau (Additive Hybrid Construction) joint project is to develop new ... Read More

Common Mode Choke Electromagnetic Simulation new

M. Balestrini1

Common mode chokes are used in electrical circuits to filter out the electromagnetic interference (EMI). The goal of this study is to simulate the impedance of the choke within a range of frequency from 0.01 MHz to 50 MHz. In this simulation model the COMSOL® AC/DC Module with magnetic ... Read More

Membrane Electrode Assembly Simulation of Anion Exchange Membrane Water Electrolyser new

S. N. Sampathkumar1, K. Lawand1, J. Van Herle1
1Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (Group of Energy Materials) (In-stitute of Mechanical Engineering), 1951-Sion, Switzerland

Anion exchange membrane water Electrolysers (AEMWE) have gained prominence recently with their ability to replace platinum group materials (PGM) with non-PGM catalysts, which are Ni, Fe, and Mo based. However, more mathematical models must be explored involving membrane electrode assem ... Read More

Transport-Mechanical Model for Deformation and Stress Calculation in Phase-Change Active Materials for Electrodes of Lithium-Ion Batteries new

Stress and consequent crack propagation are one of the main causes of damage in the electrodes’ microstructure of lithium-ion batteries. In this kind of problems, two physical fields are involved: The concentration of lithium ions, which are driven by diffusion, and the mechanical field, ... Read More

Parametric Study of a Modified 3D Printing Nozzle Head new

A. Agazzi1, A. Ghosh Dastidar1
1Centre Technique IPC

A parametric study of a modified 3D printing nozzle head is numerically conducted to validate the process conditions required for the additive manufacturing of thermoplastics. A cylindrical ring containing 4 heating cartridges is designed to be mounted on the nozzle in order to locally ... Read More

Electrodeposition of Zinc in Non-Aqueous Systems: Insights from COMSOL® Simulations new

Kranthi Kumar Maniam1, Shiladitya Paul2
1Materials Innovation Centre, School of Engineering, University of Leicester
2Materials Performance and Integrity Group, TWI

The electrodeposition of zinc plays a crucial role in various industrial applications, ranging from corrosion protection to battery technology. In recent years, non-aqueous systems have gained attention as alternative electrolytes due to their unique properties and potential advantages. ... Read More

Simulation of Fatigue Crack Growth in Gold-Based MEMS Notched Specimen and Numerical Validation new

In recent years, micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) devices have become a well-established technology, given the growing need for integrated and miniaturized systems with advanced functionality. MEMS can suffer mechanical fatigue as they integrate electronic and mechanical ... Read More