COMSOL Conference 2015

Structural Mechanics and Thermal Stresses

Browse this collection for examples of how engineers use multiphysics simulation and the finite element method for structural analysis applications. Topics include contact forces on solids, shells, beams, trusses, connectors, and springs and the study of stresses and strains, buckling, and geometric nonlinearities.

1D Axisymmetric Modeling of Shrinkage for Non-Porous Materials

J. M. Meot 1, A. Briffaz 1, J. Jacquin 2, S. Rashidi 2

1 Cirad, UMR QualiSud, Montpellier, France
2 Bureau national Interprofessionnel du Pruneau, Villeneuve, France

A Comparison of Mass Reduction Methods for Silicon-on-Oxide (SOI)-based Micromirrors

H. J. Hall , L. A. Starman

Sensors Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH, USA

A Model Coupling Water Transport with Local Deformation and Polymer Phase Transition

A. Briffaz 1, J. M. Méot 2, P. Bohuon 3, C. Mestres 2, B. Matignon 2, M. Dornier 3

1 CIRAD, Montpellier, France
2 CIRAD, Montpellier, France
3 Montpellier SupAgro, Montpellier, France

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

Analysis of Static Stress in a Bicycle Chain Plate

M. Wagner 1, T. Koch 2, I. Kühne 3, A. Frey 1

1 Augsburg University of Applied Sciences, Augsburg, Germany
2 Comsol Multiphysics GmbH, Göttingen, Germany
3 Heilbronn University, Kuenzelsau, Germany

Analysis of a Plasma-Mediated Photoacoustic Response From Plasmonic Nanoparticles in Ultrashort Regime

A. Hatef 1, B. Darvish 1, A. Dagallier 2, C. Boutopoulos 2, M. Meunier 2

1 Nipissing University, North Bay, ON, Canada
2 École Polytechnique de Montréal, Montréal, QC, Canada

Aplicação de Elementos Finitos na Ortodontia

T. O. Bassani 1, T. Bassani 2, A. Andriguetto 1, F. Schneider 2

1 Instituto Latino Americano de Pesquisa e Ensino Odontológico - ILAPEO, Curitiba, PR, Brasil
2 Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná – UTFPR, Curitiba, PR, Brasil


Assessment of Squeeze-off Location for Small Diameter Polyethylene (PE) Pipe and Tubing

O. Lever , E. Lever

Gas Technology Institute, Des Plaines, IL, USA

Bridge Scour Detection of the Feather River Bridge in Yuba City, CA through the use of Finite Element Modeling and Infrasound

A. Jordan , D. Whitlow , S. McComas , M. H. McKenna

U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Vicksburg, MS, USA

COMSOL Multiphysics® Software Activities Within the Research Reactors Division of Oak Ridge National Laboratory

J. D. Freels 1, P. K. Jain 1, C. J. Hurt 2, F. G. Curtis 1, M. W. Crowell 1, E. L. Popov 1

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

COMSOL Multiphysics® Software for Modeling STW Devices

V. Plessky 1, V. Yantchev 2

1 GVR Trade SA, Gorgier, Swizterland
2 Individual Consultant, Sofia, Bulgaria

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

北京有色金属研究总院,北京,中国

Constitutive Modeling of Polyethylene in COMSOL Multiphysics® Software

N. Elabbasi , J. Bergstrom

Veryst Engineering LLC., Needham, MA, USA

Design and Analysis of Microcantilevers for Sensor Applications

R. Phadke 1, R. Pramodhini 1, A. Tiwari 2

Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Design and Analysis of a Three-DOF Piezoelectric Vibration Energy Harvester

R. T. P. Reddy 1, X. Xiong 2, J. Hu 3

1 University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT, USA
2 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT, USA
3 Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT, USA

Design and Simulation of MEMS Based Piezoelectric Insulin Micro-Pump

F. Meshkinfam

University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa, ON, Canada

Design and Simulation of Underwater Acoustic MEMS sensor

S. Prabhu , Nagbhushan

Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Design of ESS-Bilbao RFQ Linear Accelerator

J. L. Muñoz , D. de Cos , I. Madariaga , I. Bustinduy

ESS-Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain

Development of a 10 kW Microwave Applicator for Thermal Cracking of Lignite Briquettes

B. Lepers , G. Link , J. Jelonnek

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute for Pulsed Power and Microwave Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany

Dielectric Adaptive Optical Gels

R. Eisenschmid

OPTIMA pharma GmbH, Schwäbisch Hall, Germany

Elastic Wave Propagation and Heat Diffusion Studies in Polycrystalline Material

S Shivaprasad , S. Unnikrishnakurup , K. Balasubramaniam , C. V. Krishnamurthy

Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Evaluating Thermo-Mechanical Stress Due to Surface Grinding on a Sensor Integrated Workpiece

M. Sarma , M. Reimers, G. Dumstorff , W. Lang

Institute for Microsensors, -Actuators and –Systems (IMSAS), University of Bremen, Dept. 1: Physics / Electrical Engineering, Germany

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

E. Gehrig

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

High-Resolution FSI Modeling of a High-Aspect Ratio Involute Flow Channel in the HFIR at ORNL

A. I. Elzawawy 1, J. D. Freels 2, F. G. Curtis 2, 3

1 Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, East Elmhurst, NY, USA
2 Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, USA
3 University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA

Infrasound Assessment of the Roller Compacted Concrete Dam: Case Study of the Portugues Dam in Ponce, PR

H. Diaz-Alvarez , V. P. Chiarito , S. McComas , M. H. McKenna

U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Vicksburg, MS, USA

Lithic Hypar: New Frontiers in Structural Stone Research

D. Malomo 1, V. Varano 2

1 DICEA, University of Rome, Italy
2 LAMS, University of Rome, Italy

MEMS Electrostatic Acoustic Pixel

A. Arevalo 1, D. Conchouso 1, D. Castro 1, I. G. Foulds 2

1 Computer, Electrical, & Mathematical Sciences & Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
2 The University of British Columbia, School of Engineering, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Mitigation of Greenhouse Gas Leakage from Oil and Gas Wells

J. S. Crompton 1, H. Spencer 2, J. Thomas 1, K. Koppenhoefer 1

1 AltaSim Technologies, Columbus, OH, USA
2 Seal Well, Calgary, AB, Canada

Modeling of Residual Stresses in a Butt-welded Joint with Experimental Validation

V. Srivastava

Naval Materials Research Laboratory (NMRL), Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Ambernath, Thane, Maharashtra, India

Multiphysics Applications for Sustainable Engineering and Industrial Processes

S. Savarese , L. Kremer , C. Sanjeu

Armelio, Les Ulis, France

Multiphysics CAE of Shock Absorber

A. Prasad , R. C. Thiagarajan

ATOA Scientific Technologies, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

New Thermo-Mechanical Fluid Flow Modeling of Multiscale Deformations in the Levant Basin

M. Belferman 1, R. Katsman 1, A. Agnon 2, Z. Ben-Avraham 1

1 The Dr. Moses Strauss Department of Marine Geosciences, Leon H.Charney School of marine sciences. Haifa University, Mt. Carmel, Haifa, Israel
2 Institute of Earth Sciences, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

Numerical Characterizations of Visco-Plastic Behaviour of the TA6V with Metallurgic Phase Change

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

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

Optimal Design of Fused Deposition Modeling Structures Using COMSOL Multiphysics® Software

F. Roger , P. Krawczak

Mines Douai, Département Technologie des Polymères et Composites et Ingénierie Mécanique, Douai, France

Preliminary Design of the New HI-LUMI LHC Beam Screen

M. Morrone

CERN, Geneva, Switzerland

Residual Stress in the Silicon Membrane of Circular CMUT

A. T. Galisultanov , P. Le Moal , V. Walter , G. Bourbon

FEMTO-ST, Besanson, France

Simulation of a Buckled Cantilever Plate with Thermal Bimorph Actuators

A. Arevalo 1, D. Conchouso 1, D. Castro 1, M. Diaz 2, I. G. Foulds 3

1 CEMSE Division, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
2 Physical Sciences and Engineering Division, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
3 University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

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 a Tether Structure for Ultra-stretchable Monolithic Silicon Fabric

A. Arevalo 1, J. Prieto 1, M. M. Hussain 1, I. G. Foulds 2

1 Computer, Electrical, & Mathematical Sciences & Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
2 The University of British Columbia, School of Engineering, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Simulation of a Thermoelectric Spiral Structure

A. Arevalo 1, J. P. Rojas 1, D. Conchouso 1, M. M. Hussain 1, I. G. Foulds 2

1 Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering (CEMSE), King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
2 The University of British Columbia, School of Engineering, Okanagan Campus, Canada

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 Response of Heterogeneous Solid Under Impulsive Loads

G. Leonardi , M. Buonsanti , F. Ceravolo , F. Scopelliti

University of Reggio Calabria, Italy

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

Statistical Modeling and Contact Analysis of RF MEMS Surface

J. Liu 1, V. B. Chalivendra 1, C. Goldsmith 2, W. Huang 1

1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth, Dartmouth, MA, USA
2 MEMtronics Corporation, Richardson, TX, USA

Stress Analysis on All-Ceramic Specimens of Different Geometries During Thermalcycling Tests

D. Fabris 1, B. Henriques 2, J. C. M. Souza 1, J. Guimarães 1, M. Fredel 1

1 Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, SC, Brazil
2 Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Blumenau, SC, Brazil; and CMEMS-Uminho, Universidade do Minho, Guimarães, Portugal


Stress Evolution due to EM in Metal Line Confined: Model and Correlation with Experiments

G. Marti 1, L. Arnaud 2, Y. Wouters 3

1 STmicrolectronics & Univ. Grenoble Alpes-SIMAP, France
2 Cea-Leti Minatec, Grenoble, France
3 Univ. Grenoble Alpes-SIMAP, Grenoble, France

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

Structural Performance of Polymeric Composite Members in a Transmission Line Tower

R. Hernandez-Corona , I. Ramirez-Vazquez

Instituto de Investigaciones Eléctricas, Transmision y Distribucion, Cuernavaca, Morelos, México

Structural and Environmental Design of a Rainscreen System Using COMSOL Multiphysics

C. Guido Galante 1, M. Donà 2

1 Newtecnic Ltd, London, England, UK
2 University of Cambridge, UK

Study of Capacitance in Electrostatic Comb-Drive Actuators

P. Hanasi , B. G. Sheeparamatti , V. Abbigeri , N. Meti

Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi, Karnataka, India

The Virtual Aquarium: Simulations of Fish Swimming

M. Curatolo 1, L. Teresi 2

1 Department of Engineering, Università Roma Tre, Roma, Italy
2 Department of Mathematics and Physics, Università Roma Tre, Roma, Italy

Thermal Stresses in Functionally Graded Metal-Ceramic Plates

E. Gutierrez-Miravete

Rensselaer at Hartford, Hartford, CT, USA

Thermo-Mechanical Analysis and Fatigue Life Prediction for an Electronic Surface-Mount Device (SMD)

G. Petrone , C. Barbagallo , M. Scionti

BE CAE and Test, Catania, Italy

Thermo-Mechanical Simulation of Dissimilar Titanium Alloys Laser Welding

A. Mathieu 1, L. Weiss 2, E. Fleury 2

1 Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Carnot de Bourgogne (ICB), CNRS-Université de Bourgogne Franche-Comté, Dijon, France
2 Laboratoire d’Etudes des Microstructures et de Mécanique des Matériaux (LEM3), CNRS- Université de Lorraine, Ile du Saulcy, Metz, France

Thermomechanical Modeling of Dislocation Density Increase During PVT of SiC Crystals

D. Jauffrès 1, J. M. Dedulle 2, D. Chaussende 2, K. Ariyawong 2

1 Univ. Grenoble Alpes, LMGP, SIMAP, CNRS, Grenoble, France
2 Univ. Grenoble Alpes, LMGP, CNRS, Grenoble, France

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

基于 ALE 方法的脉冲磁体不可逆电感变化计算

蒋帆 , 孙衢骎

武汉脉冲强磁场中心,武汉,湖北,中国

基于超大规模并行计算的多尺度模型声振特性仿真与预报

郁殿龙 , 温激鸿 , 尹剑飞

国防科学技术大学,长沙,湖南,中国

基频最大的经纬仪基座的拓扑优化

高阁 12, 刘震宇 1

1 中国科学院长春光学精密机械与物理研究所,长春,吉林,中国
2 中国科学院大学,北京,中国

安装在有限大障板上的轴对称扬声器特性的近似计算方法

陆晓 , 温周斌

浙江中科电声研发中心,嘉善,浙江,中国


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