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1246: Migrating moving mesh models to 5.3a

This knowledge base entry addresses the following questions: Why does my moving mesh model set up in a previous version fail to solve in 5.3a? How do I switch to using the new moving mesh functionality? Starting...
Version: 5.3a - Platform: All Platforms

1245: Solving Models with Pulsed Loads in Time

I am solving a transient model which has loads that change instantaneously in time, but the solver appears to be missing some of these changes in the loads. How to I get the solver to correctly recognize when the load...
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1244: Solving Wave-Type Problems with Step Changes in the Loads

I am solving a transient model and am expecting the solution to oscillate over time in response to step changes in the loads. How should I set up such a model? What solver changes should I make? Certain models will...
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1243: Out of Memory

The error "Out of Memory" occurs. Of the available memory (RAM and virtual memory), one section, the Java heap, is reserved for Java. The rest of the memory will be available for meshing and solving. If you receive the...
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1242: Unexpected error thrown by the Method Editor

I run COMSOL Multiphysics on Windows 7. When trying to access the Method Editor in the Application Builder, I get an unexpected error. When opening the log file, the top of the stack trace looks like...
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1241: Running Client-Server consumes too many licenses or gives an error...

I am having problems running COMSOL Multiphysics 5.3a in Client-Server mode. The issue manifests itself in two different ways. If you are using a multi-seat Floating Network License (FNL), you may notice from the...
Version: 5.3a - Platform: All Platforms

1240: Manually Setting the Scaling of Variables

The default behavior of the software is to assume a different scaling for each set of variables in your model. These scale factors are by default automatically determined, but sometimes may need to be manually...
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1239: Two-Phase Flow Modeling Guidelines

My model includes Two-Phase Flow, Level Set or the Two-Phase Flow, Phase Field interface and it is either not converging, taking a very long time to solve, or not converging to a reasonable result. This article...
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1238: Reducing the size of your COMSOL Multiphysics file

I would like to reduce the size of my COMSOL Multiphysics model file. There are several things that you can do to reduce the file size: First, COMSOL saves files in either a compressed or uncompressed state. You can...
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1236: Problems launching COMSOL Server™ 5.3 with MATLAB®

In Windows®: I have a COMSOL Server™ License with LiveLink™ for MATLAB®. When attempting to launch LiveLink™ for MATLAB® using the desktop icon COMSOL Server 5.3 with MATLAB, COMSOL Server™ starts listening...
Version: 5.3 - Platform: