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Materials Blog Posts

Optimizing Composite Wheel Rim Designs with COMSOL Multiphysics®

February 12, 2020

Composite wheel rims are stronger and lighter than their conventional steel and aluminum counterparts. Plus, they offer better acceleration, braking, and cornering on the road.

Keynote Video: Improving Process Understanding with Applications

May 30, 2019

When an organization’s research spans across many industries, consistent product quality becomes the name of the game. That’s why Huntsman Advanced Materials turned to simulation applications.

Modeling Multi-Ply Materials with Composite Materials Technology

March 26, 2019

In a follow-up to a previous blog post on paper mechanics modeling, Eric Linvill of Lightness by Design compares 3 methods of analysis for multi-ply materials such as paperboard.

Veryst Combines Material Testing and Simulation for Reliable Results

March 11, 2019

Simulation helps companies develop the best designs. Understanding material behavior plays a key role in generating accurate simulations. Here’s how Veryst combines testing and FSI simulation.

Analyzing an Arterial Self-Expanding Stent with COMSOL Multiphysics®

February 6, 2019

Interested in bioengineering? Read this overview of a self-expanding arterial stent modeled in COMSOL Multiphysics® with an implemented shape memory alloy material.

Introducing the Composite Materials Module

December 6, 2018

Get to know the Composite Materials Module, an add-on to the COMSOL Multiphysics® software that includes specialized functionality for modeling layered composite structures and materials.

How to Activate Material in Simulations of Manufacturing Processes

November 7, 2018

Do you model manufacturing processes such as welding or additive manufacturing? You can activate or deactivate a material in a material deposition simulation using specialized functionality.

How to Perform Multimaterial Optimization in COMSOL Multiphysics®

March 30, 2018

Does a tuning fork sound better when made out of aluminum instead of copper or steel? In COMSOL Multiphysics®, you can perform an optimization study for multiple materials to find out.

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