Optimizing Microwave Ovens with Solid-State RF Cooking
Did you know that conventional microwave ovens use the same magnetron technology that was first used in WWII? These researchers thought it was time for an upgrade…
Finding the Best Way to Make Crêpes with Fluid Dynamics Research
The recipe for the perfect crêpe calls for flour, eggs, milk, sugar, butter, and…simulation? Fluid dynamicists used simulation to solve the optimal coverage problem for crêpe making.
Research into Elastic Strain Engineering Earns SPS Award in Computational Physics
1908: The Swiss Physical Society is founded. 1991: The organization starts the SPS Awards for young physicists. 2019: Dr. Amir H. Ghadimi receives the SPS Award in Computational Physics.
Highlights from the COMSOL Conference 2019 Cambridge
COMSOL Conference 2019 Cambridge by the numbers: 4 keynote talks from invited speakers, 4 panel discussions on industry topics, and 6 awards for top papers and posters…
Photos from the COMSOL Conference 2019 Cambridge
The COMSOL Conference returned to Cambridge, UK, for the first time since 2014. Along with a full conference program, attendees enjoyed the academic setting of Churchill College…
Estimating Parameters for a Li-Ion Battery via a Lumped Model
When performing an electrochemical analysis on a battery, an engineer might not have all of the information from the manufacturer. The solution? Parameter estimation via a lumped model…
3 Highlights of the COMSOL Conference 2019 Boston
One highlight of this year’s COMSOL Conference Boston was the keynote talks, which focused on batteries, corrosion, and inertial focusing in autonomous vehicles.
Analyzing the Liquid Cooling of a Li-Ion Battery Pack
A sudden temperature increase or decrease can affect the efficiency of a lithium-ion battery. For the battery packs used in electric vehicles and other application areas, this can be a problem…
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