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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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Numerical Simulation of Kinetic Interface Sensitive Tracer in Experiment with COMSOL Multiphysics® Software

F. Sun [1], A. Tatomir [1], F. Maier [2], M. Sauter [1]
[1] University of Goettingen, Goettingen, Lower Saxony, Germany
[2] Comsol Multiphysics GmbH, Goettingen, Lower Saxony, Germany

The kinetic interface-sensitive tracers (KIS tracers) are used to give a partial picture of the spreading, mixing and plume migration of supercritical carbon dioxide (scCO2) in the deep saline aquifer by estimating the interfacial areas between scCO2 and brine during the injection of ... Read More

Optimization of Device Geometry of a Fully-Implantable Hearing Aid Microphone

A. Dwivedi [1], G. Khanna [1],
[1] National Institute of Technology Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India

The hearing impairment is affecting more than 360 million people all over the world.In India alone, 63 million people suffer from the significant auditory loss. Conventional hearing aids suffer from reliability, practicality and social stigma concerns. The totally implantable devices ... Read More

络合铁法脱硫工艺在 FLNG 脱硫反应器中的数值模拟

张博文 [1], 曹光 [1], 唐晓 [1]
[1] 中国石油大学(华东),青岛,中国

硫化氢是天然气中的有害成分,它的存在一方面降低了天然气中烃类气体的百分比例,使然气的工业价值降低,同时它极强的毒性和腐蚀性,威胁着钻探开发的每一个环节,常导致重大的安全事故。由于我国海上油气田资源丰富,急需一套完整的工艺及装备系统处理深、远海储藏天然气中的硫化氢,由于恶劣的海洋环境影响,需要优选出适应 FLNG 条件下的脱硫工艺、设计并优化 FLNG 脱硫反应器内部结构。经过研究,我们将络合铁脱硫工艺应用在自主研发的 FLNG 脱硫装置中。利用 COMSOL Multiphysics® ... Read More

Inverse Analysis of Soil Parameters Based on Deformation of a Bank Protection Structure

Y. Xing [1], R. Hu [2], Q. Liu [1],
[1] Geoscience Centre, University of Goettingen, Goettingen, Germany
[2] School of Earth Science and Engineering, Hohai University, Nanjing, China

Deformation prediction is an important part of the structure stability analysis. However, the deformation of bank protection structure which is affected by many factors, such as structural stiffness, earth pressure and hydrostatic pressure. It contains a complex mechanical process, which ... Read More

Photonic Band Structure Formed by Moirè Patterns for Terahertz Applications

R. Rachel Darthy [1], C. Venkateswaran [1], N. Yogesh [1],
[1] University of Madras (Guindy Campus), Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Photonic crystals (PhCs) are the periodic arrangement of dielectric structures in one, two and three dimensions offer unprecedented control of light including inhibition of spontaneous emission, negative refraction, self-collimation and confinement. Due to the advent of three-dimensional ... Read More

Characterization of an Open GTEM Cell with the COMSOL Multiphysics® Software

A. De Vita [1], R. Gaffoglio [2], B. Sacco [1],
[1] RAI - Radiotelevisione Italiana, Italy
[2] Polito, Italy

Introduction: The Gigahertz Transverse Electromagnetic (GTEM) cell is a fundamental tool for calibration purposes and for studies on Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC), being able to emulate an incident plane wave (TEM mode) on equipment under test in the GHz frequency band. This ... Read More

Computational Simulation of Electrohydrodynamic Systems Pertaining to Micro and Nano scale Fluid Flow Phenomenon

M. Seiler[1], and B. Kirby[2]
[1]Department of Engineering Physics, Cornell
University, NY, USA
[2]Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cornell
University, NY, USA

Modeling of 3D AC electro-osmotic pumps is relevant to the creation of portable or implantable lab-on-a-chip devices for mm/s tunable fluid flows attainable with battery scale voltages. In this analysis using COMSOL Multiphysics we investigate the modeling challenges of computationally ... Read More

A Numerical Investigation on Active Chilled Beams for Indoor Air Conditioning

G. Cammarata, and G. Petrone
Department of Industrial and Mechanical Engineering, University of Catania, Catania, Italy

In this study fluid-dynamical and thermal performance of active chilled beams is investigated by 2D and 3D modelling in COMSOL Multiphysics. Three different typologies of those air conditioning systems are considered. Results, obtained for typical range of variation of operational ... Read More

Thermal and Fluid-dynamical Optimisation of Passengers Comfort in a Touring Bus Cabin

G. Petrone[1], G. Fichera[2], and M. Scionti[1]
[1]Bus-Engineering S.r.l., Catania, Italy
[2]Department of Industrial and Mechanical Engineering, University of Catania, Catania, Italy

Innovations in air-conditioning and other forms of cooling or ventilation can be viewed as technological solutions improving environmental conditions that are beneficial for human health, comfort and productivity. This study deals with a thermal and fluid-dynamics investigation of ... Read More

Using COMSOL for the Transport Modelling of Some Special Cases in a Bentonite Buffer in a Final Repository for Spent Nuclear Fuel

M. Olin[1], V-M. Pulkkanen[1], A. Seppälä[1], T. Saario[1], A. Itälä[1], M. Tanhua-Tyrkkö[1], and M. Liukkonen[1]

[1]VTT, Technical Research Centre of Finland, Espoo, Finland

The bentonite barrier is an essential part of a safe spent fuel repository in granitic bedrock. In this work COMSOL Multiphysics® is used in modelling the Thermal (T), Hydrological (H), Mechanical (M) and Chemical (C) phenomena and processes taking place in a bentonite buffer. Special ... Read More