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Mechanical Blog Posts

How to Automate the Setup of Your Multibody System Models

December 5, 2019

The Automated Model Setup functionality includes 2 features that will speed up your modeling process for multibody systems: Create Rigid Domains and Create Gears.

Evaluating Stress and Thermal Expansion in a Portal Crane

November 25, 2019

As extreme heat waves increase in frequency, it is important to consider thermal expansion when designing bridges. With COMSOL Multiphysics®, you can.

Heat Transfer in Biological Tissue with Thermal Damage Analysis

November 21, 2019

Hepatic tumor ablation using radiofrequency heating, microwave coagulation therapy, and other cancer treatments can be studied by modeling the electromagnetic heating of biological tissues.

Integration of Geological Structures into Regional-Scale Groundwater Models

November 19, 2019

To study the dynamics of hydraulic processes at different scales, geotechnical researchers need to be able to integrate complex geological structures into their hydrogeological models.

Finding the Best Way to Make Crêpes with Fluid Dynamics Research

November 6, 2019

The recipe for the perfect crêpe calls for flour, eggs, milk, sugar, butter, and…simulation? Fluid dynamicists used simulation to solve the optimal coverage problem for crêpe making.

Modeling a Double-Tuning-Fork MEMS Gyroscope

October 10, 2019

Piezoelectric rate gyroscopes and similar MEMS devices offer an affordable way to measure angular velocity in applications such as skid control and rollover detection in automobile systems.

Analyzing the Acoustics of a Head and Torso Simulator

September 6, 2019

Acoustics engineers designing hearing aids, cellphones, and headphones can perform standardized measurements faster and cheaper with simulation, as shown in this example.

How to Use Solver Suggestions in Acoustics Modeling

August 30, 2019

When you model large, industry-scale acoustics, ever find it challenging to efficiently solve the problem with the hardware at hand? Enter the solver suggestions in COMSOL Multiphysics®.

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