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Self-Demagnetization of a Cylindrical AlNiCo Magnet

Soft permanent magnets like AlNiCo are easily demagnetized if handled incorrectly. This is a demonstration of how to model the self-demagnetization of a cylindrical AlNiCo magnet when moved out of its associated/protective magnetic circuit. The modeling is performed in three steps: 1. The soft magnet protected by the magnetic circuit. 2. The self-demagnetization of the soft magnet when moved ...

Ion Funnel

An electrodynamic ion funnel provides an efficient means of transferring ions from regions of high pressure to high vacuum. The ion funnel can couple devices which generally operate at pressures of different orders of magnitude, such as ion mobility spectrometers and mass spectrometers, allowing mixtures of ionized gases to be separated and analyzed while minimizing losses. This model ...

Magnetotellurics

Magnetotellurics is a method for estimating the resistivity profile of the Earth's subsurface using the natural electromagnetic source provided by the ionosphere. This model was defined by Zhdanov et al. in a study published in 1997. In this article, various scientific groups compared software performance on the same models. This is the model called COMMEMI-3D-2, which has become one of the ...

Axial Homopolar Induction Bearing in 3D

This model illustrates the working principle of an axial homopolar induction bearing. An electrically conducting rotor rotating in a magnetic field produced by a permanent magnets induces eddy currents on the conducting rotor. The eddy currents, in turn, produce a magnetic field that opposes the magnetic fields by the magnets and induces a force that opposes the motion of the rotor. The axial ...

Magnetic Stiffness of an Axial Magnetic Bearing in 3D

The model illustrate the technique to calculate the magnetic stiffness in a 3D geometry of a permanent magnet axial magnetic bearing. The *Magnetic Fields* physics is used to model the bearing and compute the magnetic forces. The *Deformed Geometry* and *Sensitivity* physics are used to compute the magnetic stiffness. This model is featured and explained in much greater detail in the following ...

Quadrupole Mass Filter

A quadrupole mass filter (QMF) is a key component of a modern mass spectrometer. A QMF uses direct current (DC) and alternating current (AC) electric fields to analyze positive or negative ions by mass to charge ratio. A QMF consists of 4 parallel rods spaced equidistantly, the ratio of the rod radius to the radius of the inscribed circle is 1.148. Opposite pairs of rods are electrically ...

Winding Designer for Electrical Machines

You can use this simulation app as a guide on how to automate selections using the Application Builder. In the example app, the selection algorithm depends on the relationship between the electrical and mechanical angles, which are generally used in the design of windings in electrical machines. Get more details in our blog post: [How to Automate Winding Design in Electrical Machines with an App](https://www.comsol.com/blogs/how-to-automate-winding-design-in-electrical-machines-with-an-app/) ...

Induction heating of a moving ferromagnetic mechanical part

Induction heating is used for various metallurgical processes such as hardening. Here the 3D induction heating of a mechanical joint passsing through an induction heating coill is simulated. Curie point effects and temperature dependent resistivity in the iron are taken into account.

Radial Magnetic Coupler in 3D

Radial magnetic coupling between two permanent magnet rotors is modeled using the Rotating Machinery, Magnetic interface. The permanent magnets in the inner and the outer rotors are outward flux-focused and inward flux-focused to maximize the coupling torque.

Single-Phase Induction Motor: TEAM Workshop Problem 30

This is a single-phase induction motor model from the Transient Electromagnetic Analysis Method (TEAM) workshop problem 30. The electromagnetic torque, induced voltage, and rotor losses are computed with COMSOL Multiphysics at various rotor speed and compared with the results from TEAM workshop problem 30. The Magnetic Fields physics interface is used to model the motor in the frequency domain ...