Blog Posts Tagged Multibody Dynamics Module
How to Use Lumped Elements to Model a Mechanical System
Modeling a large, complex system? You may want to simplify configurations in the model setup to better understand it, but how? Enter the Lumped Mechanical System interface in COMSOL Multiphysics.
Modeling Fluid-Structure Interaction in Multibody Mechanisms
To model advanced FSI scenarios, such as swimming mechanisms or airflow around a wind turbine blade, you can use the Fluid-Structure Interaction, Pair multiphysics coupling.
Keynote Video: EPFL Uses Simulation to Design a Hyperloop Pod
The EPFLoop team used multiphysics simulation to design the aeroshell, pressure vessel, and braking system of their hyperloop pod for the SpaceX 2018 competition. Get an inside look here.
How to Model Fluid Friction in Joints with COMSOL Multiphysics®
Follow along as we demonstrate how to model fluid friction in joints using 2 rotordynamics examples: a piston and a reciprocating engine.
Examining Vibration in a Lumped Model of the Human Body
Engineers working to reduce the effects of whole body vibration (WBV) in transportation methods can analyze their systems and designs using a lumped model of the human body.
How to Model a Cam-Follower Mechanism
Watch a series of animations that show the different types of cam-follower mechanisms before learning how to model them in COMSOL Multiphysics®.
Analyzing Vehicle Suspension with Multibody Dynamics Modeling
How much damage can a pothole do to a car? Automotive engineers can set up lumped mechanical systems in COMSOL Multiphysics® to analyze vehicle suspension technology.
What Is the Physics Behind a Counterweight Trebuchet?
A counterweight trebuchet, a siege weapon commonly seen in movies set in the Middle Ages and fantasy worlds, also happen to be an interesting multibody dynamics problem.
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