COMSOL Conference 2016


Browse a collection of papers and posters from the COMSOL Conference 2016 that detail how engineers and scientists are using multiphysics simulation. Subjects range from the thermomechanical coupling of viscoelastic materials to the acoustic-fluid-structure interaction of gravity dams.

2D Axisymmetric Simulation of Pulsed Electrochemical Machining (PECM) of Internal Precision Geometries

M. Hackert-Oschätzchen 1, M. Kowalick 1, R. Paul 1, M. Zinecker 1, D. Kuhn 1, G. Meichsner 2, A. Schubert 3

1 Professorship Micromanufacturing Technology, Technische Universität Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany
2 Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology, Chemnitz, Germany
3 Professorship Micromanufacturing Technology, Technische Universität Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany; Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology, Chemnitz, Germany

3D Modeling of Planar Discharge of a CO2 Laser

J. Schüttler

Rofin-Sinar Laser GmbH, Hamburg, Germany

A 2D Model of a DC Plasma Torch

B. Chine'

School of Materials Science and Engineering, Costa Rica Institute of Technology, Cartago, Costa Rica

A Coupled Thermal, Chemical and Mechanical Model using COMSOL Multiphysics® Software

Xiang Sun 1, Hao Luo 2, Xiaoxia Guo 1, Yuelang Jin 3, Tingting Luo 1

1 Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China
2 University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
3 Tongji University, Shanghai, China

A FEM Study of Displacement Sensor Based on Magnetostrictive/Piezoelectric Composite Material

Qingwei Liu , Hangjie Mo

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

A Model to Simulate Laser Ablation in Tumor Using Dynamic Photothermal Coupling Interaction Model

Zhifang Li , Xiyang Zhang

College of Photonic and Electronic Engineering, Fujian Normal University, Fuzhou, China

A Multiscale Model of the Bipolar Electrode - SDS Adsorption on Stainless Steel

Hörmann, Johannes (何约翰) , Meng, Yonggang (孟永钢)

State Key Laboratory of Tribology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

A Novel Physics Interface for Nakamura Crystallization Kinetics

A. Levy

Laboratoire de Thermocinétique de Nantes, Nantes, France

Acoustic Fluid-Structure Interaction Modeling of Gravity Dams in the Frequency Domain

A. De Falco 1, M. Mori 1, G. Sevieri 2

1 University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
2 University of Florence, Florence, Italy

Acoustic Scattering through a Circular Orifice in Low Mach Number Flow

S. Sack , M. Abom

KTH, the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden

Advanced Modeling of a Lung-on-a-Chip Microdevice

M. J. Hancock , N. H. Elabbasi

Veryst Engineering, Needham, MA, USA

Analysis and Optimization of Dragonfly Wing Using COMSOL Multiphysics® Software

A. Kumar 1, C. Kaur 1, S. S. Padhee 2

1 PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh, India
2 IIT Ropar, Punjab, India

Analysis of a Metal Foam Heat Exchanger

V. Villani 1, G. Bella 2

1 University "Niccolò Cusano", Engineering Department, Rome, Italy
2 University "Niccolò Cusano", Engineering Department, Rome, Italy; University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Rome, Italy

Analysis of an Automobile Disc Brake

H. Krishnan , T. Zhu , Y. Zeng

University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Computational Analysis of Hydrodynamics and Light Distribution in Algal Photo-Bioreactors

V. Loomba , E. von Lieres , G. Huber

Forschungszentrum Jülich, Jülich, Germany

Determination of the Load-dependent Thermal Conductivity of Porous Adsorbents

O. Kraft , J. Gaiser , M. Stripf

University of Applied Sciences, Karlsruhe, Baden-Würtemberg, Germany

Developing Solutions to Tonal Noise from Wind Turbines Using COMSOL Multiphysics® Software

J. M. Stauber , B. A. Marmo

Xi Engineering Ltd, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Drop Simulation of Disposable Elastomeric Pump Using COMSOL Multiphysics® Software

R. Kapuganti , S. Anbazhagan

HCL Technologies, Chennai, India.

Dynamic Simulation of Magnetorheological Fluid Using COMSOL Multiphysics® Software

J. Thanikachalam, P. Nagaraj

Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi , India.

Effect of Viscosity of Food on Digestion and Nutrient Absorption in the Human Small Intestine

J. S. Karthikeyan , D. Salvi , M. V. Karwe

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA

Electron Beam Crystallization of Amorphous Silicon Thin Films

S. Saager

Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology (FEP), Dresden, Germany

Equation-Based Modeling: Simulation of a Flow with Concentrated Vorticity in an Unbounded Domain

J. M. Russell

Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL, USA

Experimental Investigations and Numerical Simulation of Electrothermally Actuated Micro-gripper

B. K. S. Kishor, T. Ramesh

NIT Trichy, Tiruchirappalli Tamil Nadu, India.

Feasibility Study of Thermal Actuators for MEMS Variable Emittance Radiators

L. Pasqualetto Cassinis

TU Delft, Delft, Netherlands

How Finite Element Analysis Revolutionized a 100-Year Old Equation

K. Carlson 1, J. Arle 1, J. L. Shils 2, L. Mei 1

1 Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
2 Rush Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA

Implementation of Immersed Finite Element Method for Fluid-Structure Interaction Applications

N. Nama , T. J. Huang , F. Costanzo

Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA

Implementation of a Modified Anisotropic Creep Model for Clays with Use of the Physics Builder

M. Karlsson , J. Yannie

Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden

Ion Concentration and Electromechanical Actuation Simulations of Ionic Polymer-Metal Composites

K. J. Kim , T. Stalbaum , Q. Shen

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV, USA

Lithium Ion Battery Thermal Safety and Prevention Measures

Qingsong Wang

University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China

M4B, a Tool for the Analysis of THQM Behavior of Soils and Its Interaction with Building Foundations

J. Alonso , V. Navarro , M. Moya

Universidad de Castilla la Mancha, Ciudad Real, Spain

Magnetically-Induced Displacement Force on Medical Devices in the Magnetic Resonance Environment

A. Ferreira 1, J. Ochoa 2, R. Siskey 2

1 Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
2 Exponent Failure Analysis Associates, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Measurement of Blood Flowrate in Large Blood Vessels Using Magnetic Flowmeter

S. Dasgupta 1, K. Ravikumar 1, P. Nenninger 2, F. Gotthardt 2

1 ABB, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
2 ABB, Gottingen, Germany.

Model and App of Hydrophobic Meshes Used in Oil Spill Recovery

O. Silva , E. Coene , J. Molinero , B. Shafei

Amphos 21 Consulting S.L., Barcelona, Spain

Model of Pressure Drop Separation during Aqueous Polymer Flow in Porous Media

D. C. Raharja , R. E. Hincapie , M. Be , C. L. Gaol , L. Ganzer

Clausthal University of Technology, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany

Modeling Bio-Sensing Functionalized Graphene Building Blocks under Environmental Stimuli

E. Lacatus

Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania

Modeling Ex Vivo Microwave Hyperthermia of Different Biological Tissues

H. Kokabi , G. Chen , N.-E. Belhadj-Tahar

Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France

Modeling Time-Dependent, Rigid-Body Motion of a Microswimmer

A. F. Tabak , G. Amador , M. Sitti

Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Stuttgart, Germany

Modeling and Simulation of Flat Sheet Membrane with Physical and Chemical Absorption

N. Ghasem 1, M. Al-Marzouqi 2

1 UAE University, Al-Ain, UAE
2 UAE University, Al-Ain, UAE

Modeling and Simulation of Piezoresistive Pressure Sensor for 2bar Application

M. Ramezani , M. El Barkouky

Melexis, Tessenderlo, Belgium

Modeling and Simulation of Thermal Runaway in Cylindrical 18650 Lithium-Ion Batteries

A. M. Melcher 1, C. Ziebert 1, B. Lei 1, M. Rohde 2, H. J. Seifert 2

1 Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, IAM-AWP, Karlsruhe, Germany
2 Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany

Multiphysical Modelling of Keyhole Formation during Dissimilar Laser Welding

I. Tomashchuk 1, I. Bendaoud 1, P. Sallamand 1, E. Cicala 1, S. Lafaye 2, M. Almuneau 2

1 Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Carnot de Bourgogne (ICB), UMR 6303 CNRS - Université de Bourgogne – Franche Comté, France
2 Laser Rhône-Alpes, Le Fontanil (Grenoble), France

Multiphysics Analysis of RF Cavities for Particle Accelerators: Perspective and Overview

M. Awida

Fermi National Particle Accelerator Laboratory, Warrenville, IL, USA

Multiphysics Analysis of a 130 GHz Klystron

A. Leggieri , D. Passi , R. Citroni , G. Saggio , F. Di Paolo

Dept. of Electronic Engineering, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Italy

Multiphysics Modelling of a Microwave Furnace for Efficient Solar Silicon Production

N. Rezaii , J. P. Mai

JPM Silicon GmbH, Braunschweig, Germany

Numerical Analysis of the Phase Change in High Power Latent Heat Storages with 3D Wire Structures

A. Schlott 1, J. Hörstmann 2, O. Andersen 1, J. Meinert 1

1 Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials IFAM, Branch Lab Dresden, Dresden, Germany
2 Denso Automotive Deutschland GmbH, Department Heat Exchanger Application, Eching, Germany

Numerical Design of a Test Plant for Dynamic Analysis of High Temperature Thermoelectric Generators

M. Rohne , A. Schlott , V. Pacheco , J. Meinert

Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials IFAM, Branch Lab Dresden, Dresden, Germany

Numerical Heat Transfer Analysis of a Phase Change Material (PCM) - Enhanced Plaster

A. Kylili 1, M. Theodoridou 2, I. Ioannou 2, P. A. Fokaides 1

1 Frederick Research Center, Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
2 University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus

Numerical Simulation of Bank Protection Structure Deformation due to River Level Fluctuations

R. Hu , Y. Xing

School of Earth Science and Engineering, Hohai University, Nanjing, China

Numerical Simulation of Vibrationally Active Ar-H2 Microwave Plasma

F. Bosi 1, M. Magarotto 2, P. de Carlo 2, M. Manente 2, F. Trezzolani 2, D. Pavarin 2, D. Melazzi 2, P. Alotto 1, R. Bertani 1

1 Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
2 CISAS "G.Colombo", University of Padova, Padova, Italy

Numerical Study of Thermal Evaporation Unit for Phase Change of Liquid Hydrogen Peroxide to Vapor

Z. Jildeh 1, 2, 3, C. Hollenbeck 1, P. Kirchner 1, T. Wagner 2, P.H. Wagner 3, M.J. Schöning 2

1 Imagine Engineering GmbH, 50126 Bergheim, Germany
2 Institute of Nano- and Biotechnologies (INB), FH Aachen, Campus Jülich, 52428 Jülich, Germany
3 Soft Matter and Biophysics, Catholic University Leuven, 3001 Leuven, Belgium

On the Limitations of Breakthrough Curve Analysis in Fixed-Bed Adsorption

J. Knox

Marshall Space Flight Center - NASA, Huntsville, AL, USA

Optimal Installation Configuration of Thermoelectric Generators

Y. Kaymak , F. Mintus

VDEh-Betriebsforschungsinstitut GmbH, Düsseldorf, Germany

Optimization of a Thermoelectric Conversion System

J. R. Chase

Alphabet Energy, Hayward, CA, USA

Process Modeling and Optimization of Design Parameters in a Falling Film Plate and Frame Evaporator

A. Donaldson 1, A. Thimmaiah 2

1 Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
2 National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Mangalore, Karnataka, India.

Radiation Heat Transfer in Imaging Infrared Spectrometer

A. Jhaveri , M. Kushhare , A. Bhargav

Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India.

Radio Frequency Tissue Ablation Simulation with COMSOL Multiphysics® Software

N. Elabbasi , M. Hancock

Veryst Engineering, Needham, MA, USA

Secondary Electron Trajectories in Scanning Tunneling Microscopy

H. Cabrera , D. A. Zanin , L. G. De Pietro , A. Vindigni , U. Ramsperger , D. Pescia

Laboratory for Solid State Physics, Microstructure Research, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Simplified CFD Modeling of Air Pollution Reduction by Means of Greenery in Urban Canyons

S. Lazzari 1, K. Perini 1, E. R. di Schio 2, E. Roccotiello 3

1 University of Genova, Dept. of Sciences for Architecture, Genova, Italy
2 University of Bologna, Dept. of Industrial Engineering, Bologna, Italy
3 University of Genova, Dept. of Sciences of Earth, Environment and Life, Genova, Italy

Simulating Forced Convection in a Bingham Plastic Fluid

E. Tejaswini , B. Sreenivasulu , B. Srinivas

Gayatri Vidya Parishad College of Engineering, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India

Simulating Large Scale 3D Printer Mechanisms using COMSOL Multiphysics® software

S. C. Chidananda, R. C. Thiagarajan

ATOA Scientific Technologies Pvt Ltd, Bangalore, Karnataka,India.

Simulation and Validation of Pan Evaporation Rates Using COMSOL Multiphysics® Software

L. J. Matel

Green Streets Infrastructure LLC, Seattle, WA, USA

Simulation of Chemo-Thermomechanical Aging of Rubber

B. Musil , M. Johlitz

Universität der Bundeswehr München, Institute of Mechanics, Neubiberg, Germany

Simulation of Diffuse Optical Tomography using COMSOL Multiphysics®

S. A. M. Kirmani 1 , L. Velmanickam 1, D. Nawarathna 1, S. S. Sherif 2, I. T. Lima Jr. 1

1 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, USA
2 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada

Simulation of Electro-Thermal Transients in Superconducting Accelerator Magnets

L. Bortot 1, M. Maciejewski 2, M. Prioli 1, B. Auchmann 3

1 CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
2 CERN, Geneva, Switzerland; Lodz University of Technology, Lodz, Poland
3 CERN, Geneva, Switzerland; Paul Scherrer Institute, Zurich, Switzerland

Simulation of Thermal Elastohydrodynamic Lubricated (TEHL) Gear Contacts

T. Lohner , A. Ziegltrum , K. Stahl

Gear Research Centre (FZG), Technical University of Munich (TUM), Garching, Germany

Simulation of Thermo-Mechanical Strain in Extruded Polymeric Absorbers for Solar Thermal Collectors

E. Klimm , C. M. Yandiola , A. Piekarczyk , K.-A. Weiss

Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, Freiburg, Germany

Simulation of a Supercritical Fluid Extraction Process Using COMSOL Multiphysics® Software

B. Suryawansi , B. Mohanty

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India.

Simulation of an Immunodetection System Based on Magnetic Nanoparticles

A. Rabehi 1, H. Kokabi 1, L. Chen 2, K. A. Ngo 3, H.-J. Krause 2

1 Sorbonne Universités, Laboratoire d’Electronique et Electromagnétisme, Paris, France
2 Peter Grünberg Institute, Bioelectronics, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany
3 Sorbonne Universités, Laboratoire Interfaces et Systemes Electrochimiques (LISE), Paris, France

Simulation of the Effects of Nano-filler Interactions in Polymer Matrix Dielectric Nanocomposites

Y. Jin , R. A. Gerhardt

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA

Simulation of the Flow of an Autonomous Spherical Ball inside a Pipeline

W. Chalgham , A. C. Seibi , M. Mokhtari

University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA, USA

Simulation of the Thermal Expansion of an Inductively Heated Gear Wheel for Shrink Fitting Purposes

C. Hollenbeck , Z. Jildeh , T. Rydlewski , P. Kirchner

Imagine Engineering GmbH, Bergheim, Germany

Spectroscopic Modeling of Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting

P. Cendula , J. O. Schumacher

Institute of Computational Physics, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Winterthur, Switzerland

Studies of Sound Radiation from Beams with Acoustic Black Holes

C. Zhao , M. G. Prasad

Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, USA

The Spherical Design Algorithm in the Numerical Simulation of Fiber-Reinforced Biological Tissues

M. Carfagna , A. Grillo

Dipartimento di Scienze Matematiche, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

The Use of Finite Element Analysis in the Design of Oil-Water Separators

M. E. Wanas , Y. M. Elshazly , D. A. ElGayar

Chemical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, University of Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt

Thermal Design of Lithium Sulfur Batteries

R. Purkayastha , S. Schleuter , G. Minton , S. Walus , M. Wild

Oxis Energy Ltd, E1 Culham Science Centre, Abingdon, United Kingdom

Thermal Simulations of Naturally Ventilated Buildings

C. K. Kuruba , R. C. Thiagarajan

ATOA Scientific Technologies Pvt Ltd, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.

Thermo-fluiddynamic Modeling of Laser Beam-Matter Interaction in Selective Laser Melting

K.-H. Leitz , P. Singer , A. Plankensteiner , B. Tabernig , H. Kestler , L. S. Sigl

Plansee SE, Reutte, Austria

Thermomechanical Design of a Gas Turbine Reheat Combustor Experiment Using FEM Analysis with the COMSOL Multiphysics® Software

F. M. Berger , M. Eser , T. Sattelmayer

Lehrstuhl für Thermodynamik, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany

Transformation Optics Simulation Method for Stimulated Brillouin Scattering

R. Zecca , P. T. Bowen , D. R. Smith , S. Larouche

Center for Metamaterials and Integrated Plasmonics and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA

Transient Simulation of an Electrochemical Machining Process for Stamping and Extrusion Dies

M. Penzel 1, M. Hackert-Oschätzchen 2, M. Kreißig 1, M. Kowalick 1, M. Zinecker 1, A. Schubert 1, G. Meichsner 3

1 Professorship Micromanufacturing Technology, Technische Universität Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany
2 Professorship Micromanufacturing Technology, Technische Universität Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany; Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology, Chemnitz, Germany
3 Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology, Chemnitz, Germany

Two-Phase Flow Models of Gas Generation and Transport in Geological Formations

O. Silva

Amphos 21 Consulting S.L. - iMaGe Consortium, Barcelona, Spain

Underwater Flow Noise Simulation

S. H. Abadi , A. T. Lim

University of Washington, Bothell, WA, USA

Using COMSOL Multiphysics® Software for Benchmarking Problems in Cell Migration

M. Nickaeen 1, I. L. Novak 1, A. Mogilner 2, B. M. Slepchenko 1

1 Richard D. Berlin Center for Cell Analysis and Modeling, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
2 Courant Institute and Department of Biology, New York University, New York, NY, USA

Using the Concept of Dummy Heat Sources for Heat Transfer Enhancement in a Vertical Channel

S. Durgam 1, A. Shrivastav 2, S. P. Venkateshan 1, T. Sundararajan 1

1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Defense Research and development Organization, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Validation of Supercritical Fluid Extraction Model with COMSOL Multiphysics® Software

V. Devi , R. Bhargava , S. Khanam

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India.


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ISBN: 978-0-9910001-3-5
ISSN: 2372-2215