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Voltage and Ground When Modeling Wave-Like EM Fields

June 17, 2021

We continue our discussion of voltage and ground by defining and interpreting these terms for sinusoidally time-varying electromagnetics models.

Do Voltage and Ground Exist?

June 15, 2021

Remember how the terms “voltage” and “ground” were taught in your university electrical engineering classes? Get a precise definition (in terms of modeling computational EM problems) here.

8 Uses of COMSOL Multiphysics® in the Biomedical Industry

June 10, 2021

Read about 8 real-world examples of how engineers and researchers in the biomedical industry are using simulation to advance their innovative designs.

Happy Birthday, John Sealy Townsend

June 7, 2021

From fluorescent light bulbs and Geiger counters to plasma televisions and semiconductor manufacturing, Townsend discharge has many important applications. Who discovered this phenomenon?

3 Examples of Optimizing Loudspeaker Components

June 3, 2021

Whether in a home theater system, gym, or massive concert venue, loudspeakers need to perform optimally. 1 way to do so is by performing a shape or topology optimization study of its components.

How to Compute Residence Time in Flow Models with COMSOL®

June 1, 2021

You can compute residence time in flow problems using the Particle Tracing Module. Get the details in this blog post.

Simulating Wind Load on a Sports Car’s Side Door and Mirror

May 27, 2021

Vroom vroom: In this blog post, we use large eddy simulation (LES) and structural analysis to analyze wind loads and airflow on the door and side mirror of a sports car driving at high speeds.

The Quest for Clarity: Tracing Rays in 3 Telescope Designs

May 25, 2021

The Keck telescope includes a parabolic reflective surface made up of 36 separate interlocking mirrors. Learn more about this and 2 other popular telescope designs via ray tracing simulation.

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