Mar 8, 2019 Chennai, Tamil Nadu9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

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You are invited to join us at COMSOL Day Chennai for a day of minicourses, talks by invited speakers, and the opportunity to exchange ideas with other simulation specialists in the COMSOL community.

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9:30 AM
10:00 AM
Welcoming Remarks
10:10 AM

This introductory demonstration will show you the fundamental workflow of the COMSOL Multiphysics® modeling environment. We will cover all of the key modeling steps, including creating geometries, setting up physics, meshing, solving, and postprocessing. We will also highlight new features in COMSOL Multiphysics® version 5.4.

11:10 AM
  • Why simulation apps are effective teaching tools
  • Converting a COMSOL Multiphysics® model into an app and sharing it with students via COMSOL Server™
  • Using simple physics-based apps to help students develop an intuitive understanding of the problem at hand
11:40 AM
Coffee Break
12:00 PM
Invited Speakers
12:30 PM
Break for Lunch
1:45 PM
CFD and Heat Transfer Minicourse

During this minicourse, we will walk you through an example of modeling fluid flow and give a quick overview of using the CFD Module for laminar, turbulent, and high Mach number flow; non-Newtonian, multiphase, and nonisothermal flows; and flow in mixers. You will also learn how to accurately model the thermal characteristics of systems that include heat transfer by conduction, convection, and radiation. In addition, we will discuss how you can model and optimize systems that include phase change, bioheating, electronic cooling, thermally induced stresses, and thin thermal barriers.

Electromagnetics Minicourse

In this session, you will see that you can model the full range of electromagnetics with the COMSOL Multiphysics® software, including electrostatics and DC conductors; medium-frequency inductors, capacitors, coils, motors, and generators; as well as high-frequency antennas, RF waves, and optics. This minicourse gives an overview of this broad spectrum, paying special attention to linking electromagnetics to other physics.

3:15 PM
Coffee Break
3:30 PM
Chemical Reaction Engineering and Electrochemistry Minicourse

In this minicourse, we will go over chemical engineering examples ranging from system-level reaction kinetics models to process models that include the effects of mass, momentum, and energy transport. We will also discuss cost-effective ways to understand and optimize electrochemical systems such as batteries, fuel cells, electrolysis, corrosion, and electrodeposition.

Structural Mechanics and Acoustics Minicourse

This minicourse will cover the rich physics involved in structural analysis and acoustics as well as the interactions between them. Interactive examples include transducers, speakers, microphones, SAW filters, smartphones, medical sensors, and many others. We will discuss the range of material models (linear and nonlinear) you can choose from; loading and support conditions; and linking between solids, shells, plates, and beams.

COMSOL Day Details


Holiday Inn Chennai OMR IT Expressway
Pallava Conference hall # 110, Rajiv Gandhi Salai, Old Mahabalipuram Road(OMR), Thiruvanmiyur
600041 Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Invited Speakers

Dr. Rajagopalan Devanathan
Hindustan University
Dr Rajagopalan Devanathan received his PhD and MSc (Eng) from Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada and his BE and ME degrees from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. Dr Devanathan has taught at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore for over two decades. He has published over 150 papers in international and national conference proceedings and journals, and has received awards from IEEE Education Society and NTU. He has chaired, co-chaired, both at the organizational and technical levels, international conferences organized by IEEE , IFAC as well as NTU. Currently, he is Professor Emeritus in Electrical & Electronic Engineering in Hindustan University, Chennai, India. He has a broad interest in control systems, sensor networks, discrete event systems, authorship attribution and computer arithmetic. He is a life senior member of IEEE.
Sindhuja Renganthan
CSIR-Central Electrochemical Research Institute
Dr. Sindhuja Renganthan works as a senior scientist for the Electrochemical Power Sources Division at CSIR-Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Chennai. Prior to this, she worked with companies like Mahindra & Mahindra and General Motors in the Electric Vehicles and Chemical Reaction Engineering groups. She completed her postdoctoral research at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley, and PhD in chemical engineering from the University of South Carolina, Columbia. Dr. Sindhuja has more than four years of applied research experience in the automotive sector focusing on the integration of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles. Her expertise lies in system-level model development and the modeling and simulation of lithium-ion batteries.

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