Preface | p. ix |

Introduction | p. xi |

Modeling Methodology Using COMSOL Multiphysics 4.x | p. 1 |

Guidelines for New COMSOL Multiphysics 4.x Modelers | p. 2 |

Hardware Considerations | p. 2 |

Simple Model Setup Overview | p. 4 |

Basic Problem Formulation and Implicit Assumptions | p. 8 |

ID Window Heat Flow Models | p. 9 |

1D 1 Pane Window Heat Flow Model | p. 10 |

1D 2 Pane Window Heat Flow Model | p. 30 |

1D 3 Pane Window Heat Flow Model | p. 42 |

First Principles as Applied to Model Definition | p. 53 |

Some Common Sources of Modeling Errors | p. 54 |

References | p. 55 |

Suggested Modeling Exercises | p. 56 |

Materials Properties Using COMSOL Multiphysics 4.x | p. 57 |

Materials Properties Guidelines and Considerations | p. 57 |

COMSOL Materials Properties Sources | p. 58 |

Other Materials Properties Sources | p. 59 |

Material Property Entry Techniques | p. 60 |

Multi-Pane Window Model | p. 61 |

References | p. 78 |

0D Electrical Circuit Interface Modeling Using COMSOL Multiphysics 4.x | p. 79 |

Guidelines for Electrical Circuit Interface Modeling in 4.x | p. 80 |

Electrical/Electronic Circuit Considerations | p. 80 |

Simple Electrical Circuit Interface Model Setup Overview | p. 89 |

Basic Problem Formulation and Implicit Assumptions | p. 92 |

0D Basic Circuit Models | p. 93 |

0D Resistor-Capacitor Series Circuit Model | p. 93 |

0D Inductor-Resistor Series Circuit Model | p. 99 |

0D Series-Resistor Parallel-Inductor-Capacitor Circuit Model | p. 105 |

0D Basic Circuit Models Analysis and Conclusions | p. 112 |

First Principles as Applied to 0D Model Definition | p. 113 |

References | p. 114 |

Suggested Modeling Exercises | p. 115 |

1D Modeling Using COMSOL Multiphasics 4.x | p. 117 |

Guidelines for 1D Modeling in 4.x | p. 117 |

1D Modeling Considerations | p. 118 |

1D Basic Models | p. 119 |

1D KdV Equation Model | p. 119 |

1D Telegraph Equation Model | p. 133 |

1D Spherically Symmetric Transport Model | p. 151 |

1D Spherically Symmetric Transport Model Animation | p. 167 |

First Principles as Applied to 1D Model Definition | p. 168 |

References | p. 169 |

Suggested Modeling Exercises | p. 170 |

2D Modeling Using COMSOL Multiphysics 4.x | p. 171 |

Guidelines for 2D Modeling in 4.x | p. 171 |

2D Modeling Considerations | p. 172 |

2D Basic Models | p. 177 |

2D Electrochemical Polishing Model | p. 177 |

2D Hall Effect Model | p. 201 |

First Principles as Applied to 2D Model Definition | p. 217 |

References | p. 217 |

Suggested Modeling Exercises | p. 218 |

2D Axisymmetric Modeling Using COMSOL Multiphysics 4.x | p. 221 |

Guidelines for 2D Axisymmetric Modeling in 4.x | p. 221 |

2D Axismmetric Modeling Considerations | p. 222 |

2D Axisymmetric Basic Models | p. 226 |

2D Axisymmetric Cylinder Conduction Model | p. 226 |

2D Axisymmetric Transient Heat Transfer Model | p. 240 |

First Principles as Applied to 2D Axisymmetric Model Definition | p. 257 |

References | p. 257 |

Suggested Modeling Exercises | p. 258 |

2D Simple Mixed Mode Modeling Using COMSOL Multiphysics 4.x | p. 259 |

Guidelines for 2D Simple Mixed Mode Modeling in 4.x | p. 259 |

2D Simple Mixed Mode Modeling Considerations | p. 260 |

2D Simple Mixed Mode Models | p. 266 |

2D Electric Impedance Sensor Model | p. 266 |

2D Metal Layer on a Dielectric Block Model | p. 282 |

First Principles as Applied to 2D Simple Mixed Mode Model Definition | p. 303 |

References | p. 304 |

Suggested Modeling Exercises | p. 305 |

2D Complex Mixed Mode Modeling Using COMSOL Multiphysics 4.x | p. 307 |

Guidelines for 2D Complex Mixed Mode Modeling in 4.x | p. 307 |

2D Complex Mixed Mode Modeling Considerations | p. 308 |

2D Complex Mixed Mode Models | p. 315 |

2D Copper Electroplating Model | p. 315 |

2D Electrocoalescence Oil/Water Separation Model | p. 340 |

First Principles as Applied to 2D Complex Mixed Mode Model Definition | p. 374 |

References | p. 374 |

Suggested Modeling Exercises | p. 376 |

3D Modeling Using COMSOL Multiphysics 4.x | p. 377 |

Guidelines for 3D Modeling in 4.x | p. 377 |

3D Modeling Considerations | p. 378 |

3D Models | p. 382 |

3D Spiral Coil Microinductor Model | p. 382 |

3D Linear Microresistor Beam Model | p. 399 |

First Principles as Applied to 3D Model Definition | p. 430 |

References | p. 431 |

Suggested Modeling Exercises | p. 432 |

Perfectly Matched Layer Models Using COMSOL Multiphysics 4.x | p. 433 |

Guidelines for Perfecdy Matched Layer (PML) Modeling in 4.x | p. 433 |

Perfecdy Matched Layer (PML) Modeling Guidelines and Coordinate Considerations | p. 434 |

Perfecdy Matched Layer Models | p. 437 |

2D Concave Metallic Mirror PML Model | p. 437 |

2D Energy Concentrator PML Model | p. 461 |

First Principles as Applied to PML Model Definition | p. 485 |

References | p. 486 |

Suggested Modeling Exercises | p. 486 |

Bioheat Models Using COMSOL Multiphysics 4.x | p. 489 |

Guidelines for Bioheat Modeling in 4.x | p. 489 |

Bioheat Modeling Considerations | p. 490 |

Bioheat Transfer Models | p. 493 |

2D Axisymmetric Tumor Laser Irradiation Model | p. 494 |

2D Axisymmetric Microwave Cancer Therapy Model | p. 517 |

First Principles as Applied to Bioheat Model Definition | p. 542 |

References | p. 543 |

Suggested Modeling Exercises | p. 543 |

Index | p. 545 |

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