COMSOL Conference 2016

Heat Transfer and Phase Change

Browse a collection of papers and posters on heat transfer and phase change from the COMSOL Conference 2016, including topics such as solar radiation concrete ovens, electron beam crystallization of amorphous silicon thin films, and particle-scale heterogenous catalysis.

A 3D Thermal Model for Lunar Surface Using COMSOL Multiphysics® Software: Validation and Results

K. Durga Prasad , S.V.S. Murty , V. K. Rai

Planetary Sciences Division, Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

A COMSOL Multiphysics® Software Analysis of Beam Tube Cooling in the High Flux Isotope Reactor of ORNL

J. D. Freels

Research Reactors Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, USA

A COMSOL Multiphysics® Study of the Temperature Effect on Chemical Permeation of Air Supply Tubes

R. Kher , C. Gallaschun , D. Crockill , R. Pillai ,

Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

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 Novel Physics Interface for Nakamura Crystallization Kinetics

A. Levy

Laboratoire de Thermocinétique de Nantes, Nantes, France

A Simulation App for Determining How Best to Cool a Beer Bottle

J. Richter, T. Hilbig, C. Schröder

University of Applied Sciences Bielefeld, Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics, Bielefeld, Germany

A Virtual Laboratory for the 4 Bed Molecular Sieve of the Carbon Dioxide Removal Assembly

R. Coker , J. Knox , B. O'Connor

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

A Virtual Product Development Environment for Electronic Hydraulic Power Steering Pump via Multiphysics Modeling

F. Qi 1, J. Men 1, L. Yang 1, Z. Bing 1 , J. Yang 1, F. He 2, L. Pan 2, Z. Shao 2, G. Gao 2, X. Zhang 3, H. Wei 3, S. Duo 3, L. Song 3, X. Wang 3, Z. Wang 3, G. Wei 3, Y. Li 3, H. Yang 3, Z. Ma 3, B. Li 3, Y. Zhang 3, Y. Li 3, Y. Xie 3, D. Yu 3

1 FZB Technology, Inc., Plymouth, MI, USA
2 Shenzhen South Dare Auto Parts, Ltd., Shenzhen, China
3 Fuxin Dare Auto Parts, Ltd., Fuxin, China

Analysis of an Automobile Disc Brake

H. Krishnan , T. Zhu , Y. Zeng

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

CFD Simulation of Coolant Flow of 2nd Generation HFIR Irradiation Target Holder

J. D'Arrigo 1, A. Elzawawy 1, S. Rabbani 1, J. D. Freels 2

1 Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, New York, NY, USA
2 Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, USA

COMSOL Multiphysics® Software Simulation Application for Thermoplastics Viscosity Measurement

Q. Guo 1, S. Ahmed 2

1 EHC Canada, Inc., Oshawa, ON, Canada
2 University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa, ON, Canada

Coupled Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs) for Prediction of Thermal-hydraulic Performance of Plate-fin-tube Heat Exchangers

W. Yaici , E. Entchev

Renewable Energy, Heat and Power Laboratory, CanmetENERGY Research Centre, Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Design and Simulation of a MEMS-Based Flow Sensor Using COMSOL Multiphysics® Software

P. Saikumar 1, Z. C. Alex 1, D. Rajapan 2

1 VIT University, Vellore, Tamilnadu, India.
2 National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), Pallikaranai, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India

Design of a Heat Trap for Optimal Heat and Current Conduction on Soldering Pads

F. Figueroa , P. Aguirre

STW, Sensor Technik Wiedemann GmbH, Kaufbeuren, 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

Effect of Proximity on the Thermal Rating of a Single Power Cable in Ventilated Tunnels

F. Boukrouche 1, C. Moreau 1, S. Harmand 2, J. Pelle 2, F. Beaubert 2, W. Frelin 1, O. Moreau 3

1 EDF R&D, Paris, France
2 University of Valenciennes, Valenciennes, France
3 EDF CIST, Paris, France

Electro-Thermal Analysis of a Micro Heater for Lab-on-Chip Applications

S. Kalaiselvi , L. Sujatha

Centre for MEMS and Micro Fluidics, Rajalaksmi Engineering College, Chennai,Tamil Nadu,India

Electron Beam Crystallization of Amorphous Silicon Thin Films

S. Saager

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

Finite Element Evaluation of the Strength of Silicide-Based Thermoelectric Modules

A. Miozzo , S. Boldrini , A. Ferrario , M. Fabrizio

Institute of Condensed Matter Chemistry and Techologies for Energy - National Research Council of Italy, Padova, Italy

Glass Transition of ABS in 3D Printing

M. Rahman 1, N. R. Schott 2, L. K. Sadhu 3

1 North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2 Department of Plastics Engineering, University of Massachusetts - Lowell, Lowell, MA, USA
3 IRays Teknology Ltd., Dhaka, Bangladesh

HAMSTAD Benchmarks Using the COMSOL Multiphysics® Software Revisited

J. v. Schijndel , S. Goesten , H. Schellen

Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, Netherlands

Heat Generation Breakdown of Lithium-ion Batteries

WeiDong Fu , DongYou Wang , ZhiJun Qiu

Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited, Ningde, China

Heat Transfer Optimization of a Solar Radiation Concrete Oven for Rural Areas

I. Abu-Mahfouz , G. F. Mathews IV , M. J. Young

Penn State University Harrisburg, Middletown, PA, USA

Heat Transfer Simulation for Reliability Estimation of Additive Manufacturing Process using the COMSOL Multiphysics® Software

K. W. K. Leung , A. Keshtgar , N. Iyyer

Technical Data Analysis, Inc., Falls Church, VA, USA

Hygrothermal Modeling: A Numerical and Experimental Study on Drying

M. Bianchi Janetti 1, F. Ochs 1, L. P. M. Colombo 2

1 University of Innsbruck, Unit for Energy Efficient Buildings, Innsbruck, Austria
2 Dipartimento di Energia, Politecnico di Milano, via Lambruschini 4, 20156 Milan, Italy


Implementation of a Porous Media Model for Simulating Pressure Development in Heated Concrete

B. Weber 1, D. Dauti 2, S. Dal Pont 2

1 Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Dübendorf, Switzerland
2 Laboratoire 3SR, University Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble, France

Implementation of a Thermo-Hydrodynamic Model to Predict the Morton Effect

M. Antonini , D. Fausti , M. Mor

PoliBrixia s.r.l., Brescia, Italy

Influence of Notches in Corners of Casement Windows on Stress Experienced in the Aluminum Profiles under Thermal Load

J. Arfaoui , L. Fromme

University of Applied Sciences Bielefeld, Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics, Bielefeld, Germany

Investigation of Ablation of a Copper Surface Caused by 220 Nanosecond Laser Pulse

M. Dillmann , B. Braun , M. Kottcke

Technische Hochschule Georg-Simon-Ohm, Nuernberg, Germany

Investigation of Thermal and Mechanical Factors on Distance Sensors in a Tow Bar

C. Mallwitz 1, L. Fromme 1, B. Sielhorst 2

1 University of Applied Sciences Bielefeld, Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics, Bielefeld, Germany
2 Westfalia-Automotive GmbH, Rheda-Wiedenbrück, Germany

Mathematical Modelling of Evaporation of Water Using Steam–Unitary Model Analysis

D. Rakshit 1, S. Ramanathan 2

1 Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
2Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi, India

Melt Homogenization Improvement By Optimizing the Rotation Profile

J. Petit 1, V. Tabouret 1, B. Viana 2

1 ONERA, Chatillon, France
2 IRCP/CNRS, Paris, France

Model of Microwave-Assisted Thermal Adhesion of Synthetic Leather to a Plastic Substrate

S. Soldatov 1, J. Meiser 2, B. Lepers 1, G. Link 1, J. Jelonnek 3

1 Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT, IHM), Karlsruhe, Germany
2 Carl Meiser GmbH & Co. KG, Albstadt, Germany
3 Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT, IHM, IHE), Karlsruhe, Germany

Model of Moisture Dynamics in Road Systems of Sweden

H. Rasul , M. Wu , B. Olofsson

KTH, Stockholm, Sweden

Model of Sub-Surface Heat Rejection in Alternative Cooling Systems

E. Holzbecher 1, T. Manchester 2

1 German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech), Halban, Oman
2 Univ. Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands

Model of a Pulsed Radiofrequency Technique for Pain Relief

E. Ewertowska 1, M. Trujillo 2, E. Berjano 1

1 Department of Electronic Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, Spain
2 Instituto Universitario de Matemática Pura y Aplicada, Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, Spain

Modeling Radiofrequency Ablation of a Spherical Breast Tumor

R. Repaka , S. Singh , ,

Indian Institute of Technology Ropar, Rupnagar, Punjab, India

Modeling Research Reactor Fuel Plate Hotspots with the Thin Layer and Thermal Contact Feature in the COMSOL Multiphysics® Software

M. J. Richards 1, A. E. Ruggles 2, J. D. Freels 3,

1 Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Education, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA
2 Department of Nuclear Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA
3 Research Reactors Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, USA


Modeling Thermo-Fluid Dynamics of a Processing Unit of the Fast-track Trigger for ATLAS

N. Delmonte 1, P. Cova 1, A. Lanza 2, P. Giannetti 3, A. Annovi 3, S. Daniele 4,

1 University of Parma and Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare - Sezione di Pavia, Pavia, Italy
2 Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare - Sezione di Pavia, Pavia, Italy
3 Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare - Sezione di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
4 University of Parma - Department of Information Engineering, Parma, Italy

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 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 a Photobioreactor

L. T. Gritter 1, E. Dunlop 2, J. S. Crompton 1, K. C. Koppenhoefer 1

1 AltaSim Technologies, Columbus, OH, USA
2 Pan Pacific Technologies Pty Ltd, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Multiphysics Modelling of a Microwave Furnace for Efficient Solar Silicon Production

N. Rezaii , J. P. Mai

JPM Silicon GmbH, Braunschweig, Germany

Numerical Analysis of Radiant Heat Emission Systems

F. Ochs 1, M. Magni 2, M. Bianchi Janetti 1

1 University of Innsbruck, Unit for Energy Efficient Buildings, Innsbruck, Austria
2 University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

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 Model for Predicting Heat and Mass Transfer Phenomena during Cake Baking

P. Le Bideau 1, R. Cutté 1, P. Glouannec 1, J. F. Le Page 2

1 Univ. Bretagne Sud, FRE CNRS 3744, IRDL, F-56100 Lorient, France
2 DPP, ADRIA Développement, Quimper, France

Numerical Simulation and Thermal Analysis of Tumor in the Human Body

S. Hossain , F. A. Mohammadi

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada

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

Optimal Thermal Design of Converged-Diverged Microchannel Heat Sinks for High Heat Flux Applications

D. Chakravarthii , S. Subramani , M. Devarajan

Univeristy of Science Malaysia (USM), Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia

Optimization of a Thermoelectric Conversion System

J. R. Chase

Alphabet Energy, Hayward, CA, USA

Pore-Level Bénard–Marangoni Convection in Microgravity

P. Mohammadmoradi , A. Kantzas

University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada

Predicting Degradation of a Composite Material Due to an Injected Current

J. Rivenc

Airbus Group Innovations, Toulouse Cedex, France

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

Simulating Forced Convection in a Bingham Plastic Fluid

E. Tejaswini , B. Sreenivasulu , B. Srinivas

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

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

L. J. Matel

Green Streets Infrastructure LLC, Seattle, WA, USA

Simulation of Beverage Refrigeration with Dependence on Container Shape, Material and Orientation

S. Bekemeier, L. Fromme, A. Genschel, K. Kröger

University of Applied Sciences Bielefeld, Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics, Bielefeld, Germany

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 Heat Transfer during Artificial Ground Freezing Combined with Groundwater Flow

R. Hu , Q. Liu

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

Simulation of Thermomechanical Couplings of Viscoelastic Materials

F. Neff 1, T. Miquel 2, M. Johlitz 1

1 Universität der Bundeswehr München, Munich, Germany
2 École polytechnique, Palaiseau, France

Surface to Surface Radiation Benchmarks

J. v. Schijndel , R. v. Eck , M. Klep

Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, Netherlands

The Effect of Eccentricity in Fully Developed Annular Pipe Flow on Convection Heat Transfer and the Darcy Friction Factor

S. Rabbani 1, A. Elzawawy 1, J. D'Arrigo 1, J. D. Freels 2

1 Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, New York, NY, USA
2 Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, USA

Theoretical and Experimental Validation of Micro Hot Embossing on Polymeric Substrates

F. Lai 1, N. K. Shivaprakash 1, J. Zhang 1, A. Panwar 1, J. Mead 1, C. Barry 1, Q. Truong 2

1 University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA, USA
2 US Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, Natick, MA, USA

Thermal Analysis of Dry Type Power Transformer under Effect of Linear and Nonlinear Loads

R. G. Mafra

Universidade Federal de Itajubá, Itajubá, MG, Brazil

Thermal Analysis on Module Level in an Automotive Battery Package

Z. Wu , H. Kemper

Energy Storage Systems, FH Aachen, Aachen, Germany

Thermal Characterization of Low-Melting-Temperature Phase Change Materials (PCM)

L. Salvador 1, J. Hastanin 1, F. Novello 2

1 Centre Spatial de Liège (CSL), Angleur, Belgium
2 CRM Group, Liège, Belgium

Thermal Clothing Engineering Using a COMSOL® Simulation App

B. Van Der Smissen 1, S. Vasile 2

1 University College Ghent, Faculty of Science and Nature, Mechatronics, Ghent, Belgium
2 University College Ghent, Science and Nature, Fashion, Textile and Wood Technology, Ghent, Belgium

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 Modeling of Lithium-ion Pouch-type Cell for Better Cycle Life and Safety Application

J. B. Sangiri , S. Ghosh , C. Chakraborty

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur, West Bengal, India

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

Thermohydraulic Study of a Fixed Bed for the Core of a Nuclear Reactor

J. C. Almachi , J. A. Montenegro

Departamento de Formación Básica, Escuela Politécnica Nacional, Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador

Transient Heating and Cooling in a Packed Bed with Fluid Flow for Controlling Solute Adsorption

A. Horner , S. Groskreutz , S. Weber

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Tunnels, a New Potential Source of Energy: 3D Modeling of a Heat Exchanger within Tunnel Lining

C. Soussi 1, O. Fouché 2, G. Bracq 3, S. Minec 3

1 Le Cnam, Paris, France
2 Ecole des Ponts, Champs-sur-Marne, France
3 Bouygues Construction, Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France

Use of COMSOL Multiphysics® Software for Physics Laboratory Exercises

H. van Halewijn

Fontys Hogeschool, Applied Physics, Eindhoven, Netherlands

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


基于 COMSOL 的 HVPE 法 GaN 单晶生长过程模拟

兰飞飞

中国电子科技集团公司第四十六研究所,天津,中国

基于 COMSOL 的激光抛光过程仿真与机理分析

沈洪

上海交通大学,上海,中国

基于等效热模型的三维封装快速热仿真技术

唐旻 , 冯强强 , 董一琳

上海交通大学,上海,中国

微波多模腔金属边界移动对加热的影响研究

于雨田

四川大学应用电磁所,成都,中国

热管与相变材料相结合的锂电池热管理研究

江智元 , 王琼

西安交通大学,西安,中国

生物颗粒光声功率谱的有限元数值模拟研究

李勇 1, 方晖 2

1 晋中学院,太原,中国
2 深圳大学,深圳,中国

血管对肿瘤的光热疗法的影响

吴淑莲 1, 李晖 2, 李志芳 2

1 福建师范大学,福州,中国
2 福建师范大学,福州,中国


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