Happy Birthday, Charles F. Brush
Learn about the most famous inventions of Charles F. Brush, the American engineer who is known for his advancements in electric lighting and powering wind turbines.
The Physics of a Hopping Hoop
Have you heard of the hopping hoop? This problem has interested the minds of researchers and engineers for the last half-century. Let’s see how modeling can provide insight into this age-old case.
Solving the Superconductor Teaching Challenge with Apps
Superconductors can be a challenging subject to teach. Explore how a professor is addressing this problem with an open-access web server that contains simulation apps.
Combining Volumetric Conductor Models and Lumped Elements
With the AC/DC Module, it is possible to connect a full-fidelity volumetric conductor model to a lumped circuit element model. Learn how here.
Verifying the Friis Transmission Equation with FEM–BEM Coupling
The RF Module can be used to model transmitter and receiver antennas for line of sight communication. Learn about this application of FEM-BEM coupling here.
Modeling Room Acoustics Using a Hybrid Approach
Explore a hybrid approach that combines ray tracing and finite element methods for modeling room acoustics.
Happy Birthday, Ludwig Boltzmann
Learn about the life and work of Ludwig Boltzmann, the nineteenth-century physicist who had a large role in the advancement of thermodynamics and statistical mechanics.
Performing Topology Optimization with Milling Constraints
Milling constraints for topology optimization are now available in the Optimization Module as of COMSOL® version 6.1. We share 2 examples of this new feature in action here.
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