West Coast Simulation, Inc

Address & Contact Information

Dr. Carl Meinhart

West Coast Simulation, Inc
Tel: 805 637 7859
Email: meinhart@westcoastsim.com
Website: www.westcoastsim.com

West Coast Simulation, Inc provides customer-driven solutions for complex problems that involve multiple physical phenomena interacting through nonstandard or nonlinear couplings. Each specific problem has unique requirements that demand flexible approaches to obtaining solutions. We pride ourselves on rapid response to our clients’ pressing problems, which allows engineers and technical leaders to develop products and validate decisions in a time-efficient manner. Our engineers work with technical professionals from a variety of industries such as automotive, aerospace, solar power, biomedical devices, immunoassay, analytical instruments, and microfluidics.

Meet Our President

Dr. Carl D. Meinhart leads the WCS technical team and has over a decade of experience using COMSOL Multiphysics, solving problems ranging from fundamental microfluidics research to the analysis and development of commercial products. Dr. Meinhart is a professor of mechanical engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He holds five patents, over fifty publications, and is a fellow of the American Physical Society.

Areas of Expertise

West Coast Simulation, Inc has extensive experience in the following areas:

  • MEMS
  • Microfluidics
  • Electrokinetics
  • Semiconductor cooling strategies
  • Heat transfer
  • Thermodynamics
  • Chemical processes

Available Services

In addition to our modeling and simulation capabilities, we also offer a variety of training courses on COMSOL Multiphysics. These courses range from one-on-one consultations to presentations for large technical groups. Training sessions can be tailored to the individual needs of customers.

The scope of the classes includes the following:

  • Mathematical modeling
  • General FEM theory
  • Introduction to COMSOL Multiphysics
  • Problem-solving for specific models within COMSOL software

Our Focus

The mission of our company is to merge the two worlds of precision numerics with the creativity of design to understand the underlying physical phenomena. This key insight then leads to rapid product design and validation for the client.