Multiphysics Modeling of Heat Induced Stress in a Brake Disk

This post shows how to couple a heat transfer model with linear elasticity. The custom PDE equation model examines how temperature rise in break disk under b...

FeatFlow vs. FEATool Umfpack Matlab CFD Solver Benchmark

To evaluate the efficiency of the FeatFlow CFD solver one can use the now classic DFG flow over a cylinder CFD benchmark [1][2] for which very accurate refer...

FEATool 1.6 - Easy and Efficient CFD Simulations in Matlab

FEATool Multiphysics version 1.6 now available

FEATool Multiphysics VirtualBox VM Available

FEATool Multiphysics is now available as a VirtualBox Virtual Machine (VM) disk image to quickly get up and running and for easy installation on systems that...

FEATool and Octave 4.2

GNU Octave version 4.2.x branch unfortunately contains a few GUI related regression bugs. Firstly, the menu options such as File, Options, Grid etc. can be h...

FeatFlow - Fast External CFD Solver Integration with FEATool

Continually striving to make physics simulation easier, better, and more approachable, this post introduces FeatFlow, a very fast and efficient FEM based com...

Modeling Axisymmetric Stress-Strain in FEATool

Continuing on the previous post on axisymmetric modeling in FEATool, we will here take a look at how to model axisymmetric stress-strain from structural mech...

Fortran, Julia, and Matlab FEM Benchmark Comparison

Continuing the previous solver and assembly FEM benchmark comparison this followup ensures that identical simulation problem setup is compared, in this case ...

Custom FEATool Equations and the Weak PDE Equation Syntax

The following post further examines PDE equation parsing and specifying custom equations in FEATool. Furthermore, a simple parametric heat transfer model wil...

Different ways of working with FEATool and FEM Simulations

FEATool Multiphysics is unique in that it allows several different ways for users to work with FEM modeling and simulation. The whole spectrum from using the...

Implementing Custom User Defined FEM Shape Functions in FEATool Multiphysics

FEATool has been designed with flexibility and user customization in mind allowing for solving custom equations, calling external solvers, grid generators, a...

Plotly Integration and Plot Export with FEATool

Plotly is a nice Javascript web based visualization library with APIs for several languages. FEATool already includes a Matlab postprocessing API to export p...

Automatic Quadrilateral Grid Generation for Matlab and FEATool

QuadMesh is a Matlab and Octave cross compatible automatic and unstructured quadrilateral grid generation code, developed to be used with FEATool Multiphysic...

FEATool Version 1.5 Released

FEATool Multiphysics version 1.5 is now available. FEATool is designed to be a very easy to use PDE and FEM Multiphysics Simulation Toolbox for Matlab and GN...

FEATool Multiphysics Is DeskEng Pick Of The Week

Desktop Engineering reports on how design engineers can use simulation, computer-aided design, high-performance computing, PLM and 3D printing to optimize th...

Axisymmetric Modeling In FEATool

FEATool has been designed to be able to perform Octave and Matlab multiphysics simulations in all spatial dimensions (1D, 2D, and 3D). However, running full ...

FEM Assembly and Solver Benchmarks

It is both interesting and useful to compare simulation tools and the performance of different implementations. In the following we have performed three basi...

Modeling Heat Transfer with FEATool Multiphysics

This FEATool finite element simulation models transient cooling for shrink fitting of a two part assembly. A tungsten rod heated to 84 degrees C has been ins...

Share and export FEATool simulation results online with Plotly

FEATool Multiphysics features built-in support for exporting and sharing visualization and postprocessing data online and to the could with Plotly. This is a...

Calling External Grid Generator Triangle from FEATool

FEATool Multiphysics supports calling external programs for grid generation, solvers, and postprocessing directly from the GUI. This post illustrates how thi...

Parametric Studies with FEATool M-Script Model Files

Parametric studies can be very useful tools to clearly see how a model or simulation will behave under varying conditions. The following post presents a para...

Creating Structured Grids Using FEATool Matlab Functions

FEATool includes and per default uses the distmesh grid generation routines to automatically generate simplical triangular or tetrahedral grids for implicit ...

Accurate Computational Fluid Dynamics CFD Simulations with FEATool

An CFD benchmark and verification model of instationary flow around a cylinder solved with the FEATool Multiphysics Matlab Toolbox.

Modeling with Custom Equations in the FEATool GUI

FEATool Multiphysics features an equation parser which allows users to very easily implement and simulate custom systems of equations. The goal as always wit...

Adding Multiphysics Equations and Complex Expressions in FEATool

The FEATool GUI makes it easy to add and couple multiphysics equations and complex expressions to your models. This post illustrates how to do this.