Previewing COMSOL Multiphysics 5.0 and the Application Builder
 3 new addon modules released: ray optics, design, LiveLink for Revit;
improved predefined multiphysics couplings, simulation of CAD assemblies, Barb
Schmitz, 3D CAD World, Oct 8, 2014
Understanding Parallel Computing
 COMSOL Multiphysics solves partially parallel problems, bus speed creates
performance bottleneck when working on single computer, cluster computers
offer variable performance, Walter Frei, COMSOL Blog, Oct 7, 2014
How to Get the Most Out of Arrow Plots in COMSOL Multiphysics
 powerful tool for visualizing field distribution, handling issues
involved: arrow color doesn't stand out enough, volume is stacked with too
many layers of arrows, Ruud Borger, COMSOL Blog, Sep 30, 2014
2D Axisymmetric Model of a Conical Horn Antenna
 consider corrugated conical horn antenna model, investigating
crosspolarization in horn antenna using COMSOL Multiphysics, Fanny
Littmarck, COMSOL Blog, Sep 4, 2014
Combining Parallel Slices to Create an Animation
 add parameter corresponding to axial coordinate, change slice plot
settings, add animation or player node to model using COMSOL
Multiphysics, Mranal Jain, COMSOL Blog, Aug 26, 2014
Phase Change: Cooling and Solidification of Metal
 modeling phase change with apparent heat capacity method in COMSOL
Multiphysics, application to continuous casting process, Nancy
Bannach, COMSOL Blog, Aug 12, 2014
Simulating Wear in COMSOL Multiphysics
 simulating pinondisc wear test to validate contactoffsetbased
wear model implementation, Nagi Elabbasi, COMSOL Blog, Aug 8, 2014
Automatically Handling Selections in COMSOL Multiphysics
 2 ways to add selection to model, track changes to geometry, verify
settings that are included in model by writing 'model.selections,' Lars
Gregersen, COMSOL Blog, July 2, 2014
How to Join Solutions in COMSOL Multiphysics
 considering 2 modeling examples to demo use of solution joining using
general method: absolute difference, result enveloping, Temesgen Kindo,
COMSOL Blog, July 1, 201
Capacitive Pressure Sensor
 modeling electromechanics in COMSOL Multiphysics, Amelia Halliday, COMSOL
Blog, June 16, 2014
Computing Total Normal Flux on a Planar Surface  tips to compute total
normal flux through crosssection plane, planar surface in COMSOL Multiphysics,
check current density variation computing geometric boundary, cut plane, surface
integral, Supratik Datta, COMSOL Blog, June 9, 2014
Improving Your Golf Swing with a Multibody Analysis
 armclub (twolink) vs shoulderarmclub (threelink) swing model,
considering golf swing mechanics, applied, effective torques using COMSOL
Multiphysics, Pawan Soami, COMSOL Blog, June 6, 2014
Understanding Stabilization Methods
 consider a timedependent mass transfer problem, making stabilization
settings visible, stabilization settings in transport of diluted species
interface in COMSOL Multiphysics, Fabrice Schlegel, COMSOL Blog, May 30,
2014
Heat
Transfer in Deformed Solids  understanding material, spatial frames,
temperaturedependent stress, strain using COMSOL Multiphysics,
PengChhay Ung, COMSOL Blog, May 28, 2014
Best Practice for Working with Model MFiles
 introduce variations into models using COMSOL Multiphysics UI, build
model from scratch using LiveLink for MATLAB, Lars Gregersen, COMSOL
Blog, May 14, 2014
The Electromechanical Response of a Brake Design
 analyzing poweroff type friction brake, with armature spring,
permanent magnet, forced across friction disc, Mark Yeoman, COMSOL Blog,
May 13, 2014
The Strength of
the Weak Form  derive weak equation from classic equation, using test
functions to approximate solution, weak equation in COMSOL syntax,
benefits of weak form approach, Bettina Schieche, COMSOL Blog, Apr
29, 2014
Coupling Heat Transfer with Subsurface Porous Media Flow
 governing equations in hydrothermal systems, setting up COMSOL
Multiphysics model that features long time predictions for
hydrogeothermal application. Phillip Oberdorfer, COMSOL Blog, Apr
24, 2014
Natural Frequencies of Immersed Beams
 determining natural frequencies, mode shapes using COMSOL
Multiphysics, water reduces lowest natural frequencies of beam by 20%,
Nagi Elabbasi, COMSOL Blog, Apr 22, 2014
Tips for Using the Wall Distance Interface
 understanding functionality of wall distance interface in
COMSOL Multiphysics, combining it with another interface,
Clemens Ruhl, COMSOL Blog, Apr 21, 2014
Geometric Kernels in COMSOL Multiphysics
 selecting geometric kernel from preferences window when starting new
model, converting geometry objects, Lorant Olasz, COMSOL Blog, Apr 16,
2014
Computing Stiffness of Linear Elastic Structures, Pt 1
 understanding structural stiffness, exploring modeling space
dimensions, stiffness in 0D, 1D models, computing bending stiffness,
stiffness in COMSOL Multiphysics, Supratik Datta, COMSOL Blog, Apr 3,
2014
How to Create a Material Database from Spreadsheet Data  employ
spreadsheets to handle, store numerical data, apply LiveLink feature to transfer
data edited in Excel to COMSOL Multiphysics, define exported data in any
combination of units, set fitting expressions to data, Lars Gregersen, COMSOL
Blog, Mar 31, 2014
Synchronizing Selections
Between SolidWorks and COMSOL Multiphysics  assign
materials for components in SolidWorks design to synchronize selections with
COMSOL Multiphysics model or employ COMSOL Selections window in SolidWorks to
set up own selections, Lorant Olasz, COMSOL Blog, Mar 26, 2014
An
Introduction
to
Multiphysics

COMSOL
Multiphysics
4.1 has new desktop environment, model builder, revamped interface for
modeling lead acid batteries, autorecovery option, Vince Adams, Desktop
Engineering, Apr 1, 2011
COMSOL Multiphysics 4.0  base level multiphysics
platform, hierarchal, structured tree browser for exploration, extensive
support for physical world, Al Dean, Develop 3D, Mar 11, 2011
COMSOL: An Introduction
to Multiphysics  building model by following the branches in tree
structure, multiphysics model more computation intense than single physics
model, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Oct 22, 2010
COMSOL Makes Multiphysics More CADLike  COMSOL Multiphysics Version
4.0 has Model Builder graphical programming tools, builtin database
functionality, interoperability with Pro/E, Beth Stackpole, Design News, Oct
20, 2009
Modeling
Multiphase Flows  Comsol Multiphysics software provides 2 methods:
levelset method and phasefield method, Dan Smith & Ed Fontes of Comsol,
CADdigest.com, Apr 23, 2009
FE Software Targets Complex Multiphysics  easytolearn Comsol Multiphysics
3.3 can solve partial differential equations, imports complex CAD models, is
well documented and offers excellent customer support, more, Krishan Kumar
Bhatia, Machine Design, March 22, 2007
FEMLAB Changes Handle and Adds Features to 3.2  COMSOL Multiphysics version
3.2 from COMSOL, a FEMLAB mathematicalmodeling software, gets December's
readers' choice award, Desktop Engineering, November 2005
FEA Software Ready to Model Many Physical Phenomena  FEMLAB is an intuitive, easytouse tool that provides insights into the detailed workings of complex devices, Ronald Gamache, Machine Design, July 8, 2004
Multiphysics Modeling  FEMLAB 3.0 can model virtually any physical phenomena that can be described with partial differential equations (PDEs) and do so in a way that links different disciplines all in one package, Mike Spear, e4engineering, February 19, 2004
Multidiscipline Analyses Made Easier  although many FEA programs handle multiple disciplines, FEMLAB software allows perhaps the widest range of simultaneous simulations, coupling mechanical, electrical, chemical, fluid, and acoustic phenomena, Machine Design, December 11, 2003