## Speeding Up DNA Separation in a Microchannel via Simulation

##### Thomas Forrister May 9, 2019

DNA separation takes a long time using traditional methods. Now, researchers from the Missouri University of Science and Technology have found a faster way to get the job done.

### Calculating the Heat Transfer Coefficient for Flat and Corrugated Plates

##### Yogashree Bharath April 10, 2019

What is the heat transfer coefficient, and how do you calculate it? This blog post includes a theoretical background and demonstration of 2 examples in COMSOL Multiphysics®.

### Simulation Applications Enable Digitalization at ABB Traction Motors

##### Daniel Ericsson February 26, 2019

Here’s a real-world example of optimizing R&D processes with COMSOL Server™: At ABB Traction Motors, engineers use simulation applications to analyze CFD and heat in electric motor designs.

### Keynote Video: Optimizing Cable Systems via Simulation

##### Bridget Paulus January 28, 2019

The length of cable for a mode of transportation depends on the amount of passengers, so a car uses ~5 km of cable and a cruise ship uses ~5000 km. Learn more about cable system design here.

### Keynote Video: EPFL Uses Simulation to Design a Hyperloop Pod

##### Brianne Christopher January 22, 2019

The EPFLoop team used multiphysics simulation to design the aeroshell, pressure vessel, and braking system of their hyperloop pod for the SpaceX 2018 competition. Get an inside look here.

### 2 Mesh Adaptation Methods: Enabling More Efficient Computations

##### Erik Melin January 16, 2019

Why adapt your mesh? For one thing, it helps you solve your computational problems more efficiently. Here, we show you 2 methods for adapting your mesh in COMSOL Multiphysics®.

### Simulating Multiphase Flow in Porous Media with a Low Permeable Lens

##### Bridget Paulus December 13, 2018

Modeling phase transport helps you study the multiphase flow through a porous medium (such as groundwater through soil).

### Studying Shock Wave Phenomena with a Shock Tube Application

##### Xavier Corbella Coll December 10, 2018

Shock waves used to be a theoretical problem only. Then, shock tubes enabled experimentation, but it was costly and inefficient. Enter numerical modeling applications.

### Keynote Video: Designing Improved Heart Pumps with Simulation

##### Thomas Forrister December 5, 2018

Abbott Laboratories designed “the most complex machine ever implanted into a human being” — an LVAD for heart failure patients — using multiphysics modeling. The result? Saved lives.

### FEM vs. FVM

##### Ed Fontes November 29, 2018

Finite element methods, finite volume methods, or a hybrid approach: Which is the best choice for CFD? It depends on the fluid flow problem you’re trying to solve.

### Improving Architectural Designs with Building Physics Simulation

##### Caty Fairclough October 4, 2018

Building physics simulation can help engineers develop more energy-efficient architectural designs. We talked to Built Environments, Inc. to get a few examples of how.