引言：超流氦低温系统的正常运行离不开负压换热器，在此选用绕管式的负压换热器。其工况为4.45K~2K之间，低压侧绝对压力3000Pa左右。软件中用到的模块有Livelink for Solidworks、Livelink for Excel、“非等温湍流 k-ε”接口。 结果：求解结果定性上正确，问题在于为了让换热器达到理想换热效果，需要更多匝数的绕管，对计算机要求很大，在该模型中只保留了10匝。
向斌 , 江露 , 周洋 , 王佳宁 
引言：钢结构设备的防腐保护主要采用阴极保护和涂层保护。其中，涂层保护除了防腐同时具备防红外、降温等特殊性能。 此次模拟，通过 COMSOL Multiphysics® 模拟设备在裸钢和 SiO2@ATO 涂层状态下的表面电位分布，证实了 SiO2@ATO 涂层的防腐性和抗红外及降温性能，并验证了 COMSOL Multiphysics® 数值模拟碳钢腐蚀表面电位分布的可靠性。 模拟过程中，假设电解质电导率为常数，阳极的各参数（尺寸、成分、分布等）保持不变。 计算方法：使用“二次电流分布”接口描述电极反应，“稀物质传递”接口描述亚铁离子输运，采用瞬态研究。参数： 1）温度 T； 2）电解质电导率 σ； 3）阴、阳极平衡电位 E_a、E_c； 4）阴、阳极交换电流密度 i0_c、i0_a； 5）传递系数 α 和 β； 6）初始时刻的亚铁离子浓度； 7 ...
S. Bekemeier, L. Fromme, A. Genschel, K. Kröger
University of Applied Sciences Bielefeld, Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics, Bielefeld, Germany
Adequate cooling of beverages is a major issue in planning of several types of events, e.g. poster sessions at conferences. One crucial factor is the time needed to cool beverages from its initial temperature to the desired drinking temperature. We present a way to determine a close approximation for the cooling behavior of three types of commonly used beverage containers using COMSOL ...
COMSOL Grab Bag: How to Use a Versatile CFD Code to Model Interesting Problems from Cryogenic Storage to Biofuel Production
Senior Research Engineer,
NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, OH, USA
Emily Nelson received her PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley. She is a senior research engineer at NASA Glenn Research Center and specializes in the formulation and solution of problems in microgravity science, multiphase flow, porous media, risk analysis, and gravitational biology. This leads her to fundamental and applied approaches on a range of issues ...
A. Freni, and F. Cipiti
CNR- Institute for Advanced Energy Technologies “Nicola Giordano”, Messina, Italy
In this paper, a 3D dynamic simulation for a portion of a metal hydride-based (LaNi5) hydrogen storage tank is presented. The model is based on heat and mass balances and considers coupled heat and mass transfer resistance through a non-uniform pressure and temperature sorbent bed. The governing equations were implemented and solved using the COMSOL Multiphysics software package. The simulation ...
J. Park, T. Bjornara, H. Westerdahl, and E. Gonzalez
Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI), Oslo, Norway
StatoilHydro Research Center, Norway
In this study, we propose an absorbing boundary domain (or condition), which is really simple but still efficient for the 2.5D finite element (FE) analysis. The main application is to simulate the electromagnetic (EM) waves related to the marine controlled source electromagnetic (CSEM) method, where the EM wave propagates with extremely low frequency in the conductive media. In the near future, ...
R. Dufour , C. Wu, F. Bendriaa, V. Thomy, and V. Senez
BioMEMS Group, IEMN, University of Lille Nord de France, Villeneuve d’Ascq, France
This paper presents an Analog to Digital Microfluidic Converter (ADMC) using passive valves and enabling the conversion of a continuous liquid flow into droplets for Electro-Wetting On Dielectric (EWOD) actuation. Valves calibration, geometry characteristics and losses reduction have been optimized using microfluidic application mode of COMSOL Multiphysics®.
J. Plawsky, A. Chatterjee, and P.C. Wayner Jr.
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, USA
The Constrained Vapor Bubble is a fundamental fluid mechanics experiment that is scheduled to run aboard the International Space Station starting in August 2009. The experiment is focused on looking at evaporation and condensation processes at the contact line, where vapor, liquid and solid meet. Our goal is to understand how processes that occur on the macroscale affect the transport processes ...
E. R. Blatchley, and B.Z. Sun
Department of Civil Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
Mineral precipitation on to the quartz surface of the lamp jackets in UV disinfection process (fouling) has been recognized as a major problem for UV radiation delivery during disinfection operation. Fouling behavior was observed to be induced thermally and influenced by hydraulic character of the UV disinfection configuration. Fouling process involves momentum, heat, and mass transport within ...
Hydro-Mechanical Coupling in Saturated and Unsaturated Soils and its Consequences on the Electrical Behaviour
G. Della Vecchia, R. Cosentini, S. Foti, and G. Musso
DISTR, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy
The consequences of hydromechanical coupling on the electrical conductivity of saturated and unsaturated soils are investigated experimentally and numerically. Simulations of the consolidation problem under vertical load for an elastic medium and of the coupled flow of two immiscible fluids have been performed in order to check the capability of electrical resistivity tomography to reconstruct ...