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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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Modelling of a Dual-Probe Heat-Pulse Soil-Moisture Sensor using COMSOL®

R. N. S.[1], R. Aouti[1], G. Ananthasuresh[1]
[1]Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

 Measuring soil moisture content plays an important role not only for sustaining dry farming but also for soil mapping. Our work includes developing a soil moisture sensor which is based on the principle of the Dual-Probe Heat-Pulse method to measure soil moisture content. To validate ... Read More

Numerical Modeling of Airflow in Tissue Engineered Trachea

A. Bit[1]
[1]National Institute of Technology, Raipur, India

Life saving organ trachea has been tissue engineered in bioreactors. A dynamic bioreactor is a more suitable bioreactor for effective sustainability of a tissue engineered trachea. In this study, numerical modeling is performed for evaluating shear stress developed due to flow of various ... Read More

Design Analysis and Topology Optimization of Vertical Machining Center Spindle Head Structure

M. Muddanagoudra[1], H. Sonawane[2]
[1]Bharat Fritz Werner (BFW) Ltd. Bangalore, India
[2]Bharat Fritz Werner Limited, India

Optimal design and development of a machine tool structures have great influence on the precision of the machine tool's operations. The present work involves the design optimization of cast iron made CNC Spindle head for minimum overall compliance and the minimum weight of structural ... Read More

Critical Temperature Control of Silicon Micro-Reactors for Lab-On-Chip Applications

S. Paul[1], A. Das[2], A. Bhattacharya[2]
[1]CRNN,University of Calcutta, India
[2]Radio Physics and Electronics, University of Calcutta, India

The development of microfluidic components for implementation of a lab-on-chip system requires both fluid movements under a controlled environment as well as sensitive detection. This work involves the design and simulation of micro-reactors with integrated heating as well as optical ... Read More

An In-Silico investigation into the Electrode Design in Impedance Flow Cytometry

V. Abhinav[1], R. Patel[2], P. Deshpande[2]
[1]Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India
[2]Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India

The aim of this work is to investigate the impact of the structural parameter on the signal of the impedance based microfluidic flow cytometer for cell detection. A well-established optical technique for counting, identifying and sorting cells is flow cyto-fluorimetry, which is an ... Read More

Study of Rebar Localization in Concrete Based on Magnetic Reluctance Technique Using COMSOL Multiphysics®

D. Tamhane[1], S. Tallur[1]
[1]Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India

Rebar detectors are used extensively by construction contractors to locate rebars while drilling, coring or cutting in RCC to avoid causing damage to the reinforcement steel. These detectors are also used by inspection engineers for spot checking of civil infrastructure. Most cost ... Read More

Comparison of Dispersion Model for Spheres of Varying Geometry

M. Kalane[1], S. Mishra[1], S. Dhar[1], V. Shenoy[1], N. Sakpal[2], A. Agwan[2], S. Patwardhan[1]
[1]MITWPU, Pune, India
[2]Techniche Engineering Private Limited, India

Manufacturing of an apparatus for experimental purpose pose certain difficulties due to the process involved. For a 20L perfect sphere, manufacturing by forging or any other process is not economical, due to which the equipment is manufactured with modified dimensions. This paper aims to ... Read More

Comparison and Optimization of MRF Dampers Performance with Different Piston Coil Winding Orientation using COMSOL Multiphysics®

P. Singh[1], S. Panda[2]
[1]Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi, India
[2]IIT (BHU), Varanasi, India

Undesirable shocks and vibrations are a noteworthy issue in numerous human exercises and domains. Therefore, various damping techniques are used to minimise vibrations, can be classified as active, Semi-active and passive damping. The development of semi-actively controlled ... Read More

Equation Based Modeling of MOSFET

A. Chakrabarti[1], S. Biswas[1], A. Prabhakar[1], E. Bhattacharya[1]
[1]IIT Madras, India

Introduction In this work, we will present an equation based technique for MOSFET simulation in COMSOL 5.4 and will discuss about the challenges faced in doing the same. The idea behind such a methodology is to demonstrate the coupling of the existing semiconductor ... Read More

Electrothermal Study of Cu-CNT Composite TSV Using COMSOL Multiphysics®

K. Sable[1], B. Kumari[2], M. Sahoo[3]
[1]M.Tech Scholar, Indian Institute of Technology Dhanbad., India
[2]SRF, Indian Institute of Technology Dhanbad., India
[3]Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Dhanbad., India

Modelling 3D IC structures with Through Silicon Vias (TSVs) and micro bumps is a promising technique to achieve “more than Moore” integration. Conventionally, Copper (Cu) is used as a TSV material. However, due to rapid scaling of interconnect, problems like electro-migration and surface ... Read More