COMSOL Conference 2015


Browse these papers and presentations to see how researchers are using multiphysics modeling and simulation apps to evaluate the real-world performance of their products and processes. The models described in this collection combine electrical, mechanical, chemical, fluid flow, and acoustics phenomena in a variety of applications and technical areas.

3D Simulation of Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy in the Treatment of Brain Tumors

M. Nour , A. Lakhssassi , E. Kengne , M. Bougataya

Université du Québec en Outaouais, Gatineau, QC, Canada

A COMSOL-based 2D Self-Consistent Microwave Plasma Model

A. Berthelot , A. Bogaerts

PLASMANT Group, University of Antwerp, Belgium

A Comparison of Discrete Fracture Models for Single Phase Flow in Porous Media Using COMSOL Multiphysics® Software

C. A. Romano-Pérez 1, M. A. Díaz-Viera 2

1 Facultad de Ingeniería, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Coyoacán, DF, México
2 Ingeniería de Recuperación Adicional, Instituto Mexicano del Petróleo, Gustavo A. Madero, DF, México

A Computational Acoustic Interrogation of Damage to Wind Turbine Blades

R. Canturk , M. Inalpolat

University of Massachusetts - Lowell, Lowell, MA, USA

A Numerical Euler-Lagrange Method for Bubble Tower CO2 Dissolution Modeling

D. Legendre , R. Zevenhoven

Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland

A Study on Hydrodynamics of Melt Expulsion in Pulsed Nd: YAG Laser Drilling of Titanium

S. Sharma 1, Y. Pachuary 2, S. N. Akhtar 3, J. Ramkumar 1

1 Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur, India
2 Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing, Jabalpur, India
3 Integral University, Lucknow, India

A Wall-Cooled Fixed-Bed Reactor Model for Gas-Phase Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis

A. Nanduri , P. L. Mills

Department of Chemical and Natural Gas Engineering, Texas A&M University - Kingsville, Kingsville, TX, USA

Acoustic Streaming Driven Mixing

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

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

Advanced Multiphysics Thermal Hydraulic Models for the High Flux Isotope Reactor

P. K. Jain , J. D. Freels

Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, USA

Advanced Topics in Acoustics Simulation

M. J. Herring Jensen

COMSOL A/S, Lyngby, Denmark

Analytical Method to Evaluate EMF Induced in Ionic Liquid by Magnetic Field

S. Dasgupta 1, R. Kandasamy 1, P. Nenninger 2, F. Gotthardt 2

1 ABB Global Industries and Services Limited, India
2 ABB Automation Products GmbH, Germany

Analytical and Numerical Analysis of Oval-Shaped Composite Beam

A. K. Parkhe , R. B. Kapurkar , P. M. Pawar

SVERI's College of Engineering, Pandharpur, Maharashtra, India

Asymmetry Induced Terminal Voltage Improvement in Mg2Si-based Thermoelectric Unicouple

P. Priyadarshi , J. Bahl , B. Muralidharan

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India

Benchmarking Tailored Formulations of Multiphase Flow in Porous Media

Á. Sainz [1,2], A. Nardi , E. Abarca , F. Grandía

1 Amphos 21 Consulting S.L., Barcelona, Spain
2 Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France

CFD Modeling for the Ventilation System of a Hospital Room

A. Kermani

Veryst Engineering LLC, Needham, MA, USA

COMSOL Multiphysics® Simulation of the Electrokinetic Effect in Gidrogeology

M. A. Narbut , K. V. Titov , P. K. Konosavsky

Saint Petersburg State University, Saint Petersburg, Russia

COMSOL Multiphysics® 在热发电用真空集热管设计中的应用

赵旭山 , 郝雷 , 蒋利军 , 米菁 , 杨海龄


COMSOL 在微波能领域应用研究

朱铧丞 , 张春 , 叶菁华


Comparison of Diffusion Flux Models for Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis

A. Nanduri , P. L. Mills

Department of Chemical and Natural Gas Engineering, Texas A&M University - Kingsville, Kingsville, TX, USA

Design of FIDT for 3D Analysis of MEMS Based Gas Sensor Using SAW Technology

V. S. P. Rajesh

St. Mary's Group of Institutions, Hyderabad, India

Development of a COMSOL Application for the Efficient Evaluation of an Engineered Barrier System

D. Sampietro 1, E. Abarca 1, H. von Schenck 2, J. Molinero 1

1 Amphos 21 Consulting S.L., Barcelona, Spain
2 Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Co., Stockholm, Sweden

Development of a Thermal Model Using COMSOL Multiphysics® Software

A. Oukaira , A. Lakhssassi

Department of Computer Science, Université du Québec en Outaouais à Hull, Gatineau, QC, Canada

Development of a Thermo-Hydro-Geochemical Model for Low-Temperature Geoexchange Applications

F. Eppner , P. Pasquier , P. Baudron

École Polytechnique de Montréal, Montréal, QC, Canada

Development of a User Interface for Design of SO2 Oxidation Fixed-Bed Reactors

A. Nagaraj , P. L. Mills

Texas A&M University - Kingsville, Kingsville, TX, USA

Electromagnetic and Electrostatic study in High Voltage Switchyard

R. Devanathan 1, B.Mutum 1, L.Obiroy 2, C Manivannan 3, R Malarvizhi 3

1 Hindustan University, Rajiv Gandhi Salai, Padur (via), Kelambakkam, Chennai, India
2 Hindustan University, Rajiv Gandhi Salai, Padur (via), Kelambakkam, Chennai, India
3 L & T Constructions, Power Transmission & Distribution, Chennai, India

Elucidating the Mechanism Governing Particle Alignment and Movement by DEP

G. Zhang 1, Y. Zhao 1, J. Brcka 2, J. Faguet 2

1 Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA
2 Tokyo Electron U.S. Holdings, Inc., Austin, TX, USA

Evaluation of Efficiency Factors of Commercial Thermoelectric Materials Using COMSOL Multiphysics® Software

K. Cadien , S. Seif , T. Thundat

Department of Chemical & Materials Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada

Finite Element Evaluation of J-integral in 3D for Nuclear Grade Graphite using COMSOL Multiphysics®

A. Bhushan , S. K. Panda , D. Khan

Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi, India

Finite Element Model based Optimization of Pulsed Eddy Current Excitation Rise Time

N. N. Bharadwaj , V. Arjun , B. Purnachandra Rao

Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam, India

Fluid Dynamic Analysis of the Multi-Lumen Thoracic Catheter

S. Budar , A. Ritter

Department of Chemistry, Chemical Biology & Biomedical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, USA

Fluid Motion Between Rotating Concentric Cylinders Using COMSOL Multiphysics® Software

P. L. Mills , K. Barman , S. Mothupally , A. Sonejee

Texas A&M University - Kingsville, Kingsville, TX, USA

Frequency Analysis of Si-Wafers with Variable Size and Boundary Conditions

E. Gehrig

Hochschule RheinMain, University of Applied Sciences, Wiesbaden Rüsselsheim, Wiesbaden, Germany

Heating of Metal Nanoparticles on Absorbing Substrates

L. Bergamini 1, O. Muskens 2, N. Zabala 1, J. Aizpurua 3

1 UPV/EHU, Bilbao, Spain; Materials Physics Center and CSIC-UPV/EHU, Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain; Donostia International Physics Center, Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain
2 University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
3 Materials Physics Center and CSIC-UPV/EHU, Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain; Donostia International Physics Center, Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain

Hydrodynamics and Mass Transfer in Taylor Flow

F. L. Durán Martínez 1, A. M. Billet 1, C. Julcour-Lebigue 1, F. Larachi 2

1 Toulouse University, Toulouse, France
2 Laval University, Quebec, Canada

Interface Phenomena for a Multifunctional Air-Water Micro-Particle Collecting and Filtering System

E. Lacatus , A. Tudor , G. C. Alecu

Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Romania

Investigation of Ion Interactions and Space Charge Effects in a Time of Flight Ion Trap Resonator

D. Bayat 1, I. Kjelberg 1, G. Spinola Durante 2, D. Schmid 3

1 CSEM SA, Neuchatel, Switzerland
2 CSEM SA, Alpnach, Switzerland
3 CSEM SA, Landquart, Switzerland

Investigations on Polarization Losses in Planar Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

S. T. Aruna , S. Senthil Kumar , A. Iyer , B. ShriPrakash

CSIR-National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Iterative Learning Control for Spatio-Temporal Repetitive Processes

D. Kowalów , M. Patan

Institute of Control & Computation Engineering, Zielona Góra, Poland

Keyhole Behavior During Spot Laser Welding

V. Bruyere 1, C. Touvrey 2, P. Namy 1

1 SIMTEC, Grenoble, France
2 CEA DAM, Is-sur-Tille, France

Lennard-Jones Potential Determination via the Time-Dependent Schrödinger Equation

D. Nguemalieu. Kouetcha 1, H. Ramezani 12, N. Cohaut 1

1 Université d’ Orléans, ICMN, UMR CNRS, Orléans France
2 Ecole Polytechnique de l' Université d’ Orléans, Orléans, France

MEMS Cleanroom Particle Contamination Flow Visualization through Fluid-Structure Interaction Simulation

S. P. Regalla , S. R. Vutla , A. Shushanth , P. K. Pattnaik , K. Ramaswamy , M. B. Srinivas

Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani, Hyderabad Campus, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

MEMS based Gecko Foot for Micro Robotics

A. Pasumarthy , H. Sinha , A. Islam

Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India

Mathematical Modeling of Glucose Responsive Hydrogels

A. Pareek 1, T. Mathur 2, V. Runkana 1

1 Tata Research Development and Design Centre, Tata Consultancy Services, Pune, India
2 Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India

Modelagem da Perda de Umidade da Banana Durante o Processo de Secagem

J. P. Wojeicchowski 1, A. P. Ramos 2, J. S. Sousa 1, L. G. Maciel 1, M. M. Pariona 1

1 Universidade Estadual de Ponta Grossa, Ponta Grossa, PR, Brasil
2 Universidad Peruana Unión, Juliaca, Peru

Modeling Conventional Swing of a Cricket Ball

R. Latchman , A. Pooransingh

University of the West Indies - St. Augustine, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

Modeling Degradation in Lithium-Sulfur Batteries

R. Purkayastha 1, G. Minton 1, L. O'Neill 1, S. Walus 1, M. Wild 1, M. Marinescu 2, T. Zhang 2, G. Offer 2

1 Oxis Energy Ltd, Culham Science Centre, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
2 Mechanical Engineering Department, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom

Modeling Metamaterials with a Time-Domain Perfectly Matched Layer Formulation

H. Assi , R. S. C. Cobbold

University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

Modeling Thermal Effects of Battery Cells Inside Electric Vehicle Battery Packs

M. R. Khan , S. K. Kær

Department of Energy Technology, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark

Modeling a Lung-on-a-Chip Microdevice

M. J. Hancock , N. Elabbasi

Veryst Engineering, LLC., Needham, MA, USA

Modeling and Simulation of the Consolidation Behaviour of Cemented Paste Backfill

L. Cui , M. Fall

University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Modeling of Porous Catalyst Pellets: Comparison of Diffusion Flux Models for Steam Methane Reforming

P. L. Mills , L. Olabanji , A. Nagaraj , A. Nanduri

Department of Chemical and Natural Gas Engineering, Texas A&M University - Kingsville, Kingsville, TX, USA

Modeling of Space-Charge Effects in 3D Thermionic Devices

P. Zilio 1, W. Raja 2, A. Alabastri 3, R. Proietti Zaccaria 2

1 Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy
2 Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy
3 Rice University, USA

Modeling of Stockton University Geothermal System Using COMSOL Multiphysics® and the Subsurface Flow Module

M. Sharobeam , S. Pal , G. Villanuna

School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Stockton University, Galloway, NJ, USA

Modeling of Straight Jet Dynamics in Electrospinning Process

R. Pandya 1, A. Kumar 2, V. Runkana 1

1 Tata Research Development and Design Centre, Tata Consultancy Services, Pune, India
2 Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India

Modelling Heat and Mass Transfer in Microreactor for Methanol to Hydrocarbons

P. A. Delou [1,3], V. Degirmenci [2,3]

1 Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
2 University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom
3 Queen’s University Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom

Multiphysics Based Electrical Discharge Machining Simulation

A. Mishra , S. Bhattacharya , D. Datta , Santosh Kr , G. K. Dey

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, India

Multiphysics CAE Simulations of Casting Process for First-time-right Product Development

M. Hussain , Ramanathan S. , R. C. Thiagarajan

ATOA Scientific Technologies, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Multiphysics CAE of Shock Absorber

A. Prasad , R. C. Thiagarajan

ATOA Scientific Technologies, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Multiphysics Modeling of Sound Absorbing Fibrous Materials

T. G. Zielinski

Institute of Fundamental Technological Research, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland

Multiphysics Simulations of Automotive Muffler

A. Prasad , R. C Thiagarajan

ATOA Scientific Technologies, Bengaluru, India

Nanowire Based Flexible Piezoelectric Sensor for Structural Health Monitoring Applications

A. El Kacimi 1, E. Pauliac-Vaujour 1, J. Eymery 2

1 University Grenoble Alpes, CEA, LETI, MINATEC Campus, Grenoble, France
2 University Grenoble Alpes, CEA, Grenoble, France

Novel Approach for Teaching Microchemical Systems Analysis to Chemical Engineering Students Using Interactive Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs)

A. Nagaraj , P. L. Mills

Department of Chemical and Natural Gas Engineering, Texas A&M University - Kingsville, Kingsville, TX, USA

Numerical Analysis of Different Magnet Shapes on Heat Transfer Application using Ferrofluid

H. Garg , A. S. Kharola , V. Karar

Central Scientific Instruments Organization, Chandigarh, India

Numerical Modeling of 3D Electrowetting Droplet Actuation and Cooling of a Hotspot

M. M. Nahar , H. Moon , G. S. Bindiganavane , J. Nikapitiya

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Texas - Arlington, Arlington, TX, USA

Numerical Optimization Strategy for Determining 3D Flow Fields in Microfluidics

A. Eden , M. Sigurdson , C. D. Meinhart , I. Mezic

University of California - Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, USA

Numerical Study of Laminar Forced Convection Cooling of Circuit Board Mounted Heat Source Array

S. Durgam , S. P. Venkateshan , T. Sundararajan

Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India

Numerical Study on the Mechanism of Interface Debonding Detection for CFST with PZT

H. Chen 1, J. Li 1, S. Xia 2

1 Hunan University, Changsha, Hunan, China
2 Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, Shaanxi, China

Optimization of MEMS Based Capacitive Accelerometer for Fully Implantable Hearing Aid Application

A. Dwivedi , G. Khanna

NIT Hamirpur, Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India

PDT Study Using a Model Incorporating Initial Oxygen Concentration and Blood Flow Increase

R. Penjweini, T. C. Zhu

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Piezoelectric Vibration Energy Harvester Based on Thickness-Tapered Cantilever

S. Kundu , H. B. Nemade

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India

Sensibility Analysis of Inductance Involving an E-core Magnetic Circuit for Non Homogeneous Material

K. Z. Gomes , T. A. G. Tolosa , E. V. S. Pouzada

Mauá Institute of Technology, São Caetano do Sul, SP, Brazil

Simulation and Experimental Characterizations of a Thin Touch Mode Capacitive Pressure Sensor

A.-M. El Guamra 1, D. Bühlmann 1, F. Moreillon 1, L. Vansteenkiste 1, P. Büchler 2, A. Stahel 3, P. Passeraub 1

1 HES-SO University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland, Delémont, Switzerland
2 Institute for Surgical Technology & Biomechanics, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
3 Bern University of Applied Sciences Engineering and Information Technology, Bern, Switzerland

Simulation of Nanopores in Capacitive Energy Extraction Based on Double Layer Expansion (CDLE)

E. Ruiz-Reina 1, F. Carrique 2, A.V. Delgado 3, M.M. Fernández 3

1 Department of Applied Physics II, University of Málaga, Málaga, Spain
2 Department of Applied Physics I, University of Málaga, Málaga, Spain
3 Department of Applied Physics, University of Granada, Granada, Spain

Simulation of SAW-Driven Microparticle Acoustophoresis Using COMSOL Multiphysics® Software

N. Nama 1, R. Barnkob 2, C. J. Kähler 2, T. J. Huang 1, F. Costanzo 1

1 Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA
2 Institute of Fluid Mechanics and Aerodynamics, Bundeswehr University Munich, Neubiberg, Germany

Simulation of a Dual Axis MEMS Seismometer For Building Monitoring System

M. A. Shah , F. Iqbal , B. L. Lee

Korea University of Technology and Education, Cheonan, Chungcheong, South Korea

Simulation of the Cooling and Phase Change of a Melt-Cast Explosive

W. Sanhye 1, C. Dubois 1, P. Pelletier 2, I. Laroche 2

1 Department of Chemical Engineering, École Polytechnique de Montréal, Montréal, QC, Canada
2 General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems-Canada Inc., Repentigny, QC, Canada

Simulation of the Impedance Response of Thin Films as a Function of Film Conductivity and Thickness

Y. Jin , S. Kumar , R. A. Gerhardt

School of Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA

Single Phase Flow Models in Fractal Porous Media Using a Fractal Continuum Mechanics Approach

E. Linares-Pérez , M. Díaz-Viera [1, 2]

1 Instituto de Geofísica, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Coyoacán, DF, México
2 Instituto Mexicano del Petróleo, Ciudad de México, DF, México

Snap Buckling of a Constrained Photomechanical Switch Driven by Elastic Instability

M. L. Smith 1, A. A. Sicard 1, A. A. Skandani 2, M. R. Shankar 2

1 Hope College, Holland, MI, USA
2 University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Solid Rocket Motor Combustion Instability Modeling in COMSOL Multiphysics® Software

S. R. Fischbach 12

1 Jacobs ESSSA Group, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL, USA
2 Qualis Corporation, Huntsville, AL, USA

Structural Analysis of the Advanced Divertor eXperiment's Proposed Vacuum Vessel

J. Doody , R. Vieira , B. LaBombard , R. Leccacorvi , J. Irby , R. Granetz

Plasma Science and Fusion Center - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA

The Effects of the Contact Angle on the Dynamics of Water Droplet Impingement

J. Hu 1, X. Huang 2, X. Xiong 1, K. T. Wan 2

1 University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT, USA
2 Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA

The Use of COMSOL Multiphysics® Software to Explore Flooding and Rising Dampness Problems Related to Cultural Heritage

H.L. Schellen , A.W.M. van Schijndel

Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, Netherlands

Topology Optimization of Thermal Heat Sinks

J. H. K. Haertel 1, K. Engelbrecht 1, B. S. Lazarov 2, O. Sigmund 2

1 Technical University of Denmark, Roskilde, Denmark
2 Technical University of Denmark, Kgs. Lynby, Denmark

Uncertainty Quantification: What it is and Why it is Important for Multiphysics Simulations

P. Qian [1, 2]

1 University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI, USA
2 SmartUQ, Madison, WI, USA

Uncertainty of FEM Solutions Using a Nonlinear Least Squares and Design of Experiments Approach

J. T. Fong 1, N. A. Heckert 1, J. J. Filliben 1, P. V. Marcal 2, R. Rainsberger 3

1 National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, USA
2 MPACT Corp., Oak Park, CA, USA
3 XYZ Scientific Applications, Inc., Livermore, CA, USA

Using COMSOL Multiphysics® Software and the Application Builder for Neutron Transport in Discrete Ordinates

C. J. Hurt 1, J. D. Freels 2

1 University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA
2 Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, USA

基于 ALE 方法的脉冲磁体不可逆电感变化计算

蒋帆 , 孙衢骎



吴强 , 潘崇佩 , 张琦



徐佩锋 12, 杨宁 1

1 江苏大学,镇江,江苏,中国
2 江苏农林职业技术学院,句容,江苏,中国

ISBN: 978-0-9910001-2-8
ISSN: 2372-2215