Free Convection in a Light Bulb
Application ID: 303
This model treats the free convection of argon gas within a light bulb. It shows the coupling of heat transport (conduction, radiation and convection) to momentum transport (non-isothermal flow) induced by density variations caused by temperature.
COMSOL Multiphysics model makes it possible to determine the temperature distribution on the outer surface of the bulb, as well as the temperature and pressure distributions within the bulb.
This model is included as an example in the following products:Heat Transfer Module
however additional products may be needed to reproduce it. This example may be created and run using components from the following product combinations:
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