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FEM Euler Beam Modeling and Simulation in Matlab with FEATool Multiphysics

Euler-Bernoulli Beam - FEATool Modeling and Implementation Example

Euler-Bernoulli Beam - FEATool Modeling and Implementation Example

FEM Euler Beam Modeling and Simulation in Matlab with FEATool Multiphysics

This post will discuss how to implement and model elastic deformations of simple beams with FEATool Multiphysics. Although also available as a pre-defined physics mode and GUI option, beams and truss structures can also be implemented and accurately simulated with slight extension of the available FEM Matlab functions …

Plotly and Matlab Integration with FEATool Multiphysics

Interactive Web Visualization and Postprocessing with Plotly

Interactive Web Visualization and Postprocessing with Plotly

Plotly and Matlab Integration with FEATool Multiphysics

The Plotly javascript plotting and visualization library is now fully integrated with FEATool Multiphysics and can be used to visualize FEM simulation results and data. In comparison with the built-in Matlab and Octave graphics, plotly plots feature the following advantages fully self-contained and interactive web …

Modeling of Resistive Heating in a Tungsten Filament

Coupled Multiphysics Modeling of Resistive Heating in a Tungsten Filament

Coupled Multiphysics Modeling of Resistive Heating in a Tungsten Filament

Modeling of Resistive Heating in a Tungsten Filament

The following tutorial discusses multiphysics modeling of resistive Joule heating simulated with the FEATool Multiphysics Octave and Matlab FEM toolbox. In the model the resulting current from an applied electric potential will heat a thin spiral shaped Tungsten wire, such as can be found in incandescent light bulbs. …

Advanced Matlab Command Line Postprocessing and Visualization

Advanced Command Line Postprocessing and Visualization

Advanced Command Line Postprocessing and Visualization

Advanced Matlab Command Line Postprocessing and Visualization

The following post breaks down and explains the postprocessing and visualization steps used to create the images and video for the axisymmetric stress-strain brake disk analysis model. By using the Octave or Matlab command line and exported finite element fea data struct one can create custom graphics and …

Matlab Modeling and FEM Simulation of Heat Induced Stress

Multiphysics Modeling of Heat Induced Stress in a Brake Disk

Multiphysics Modeling of Heat Induced Stress in a Brake Disk

Matlab Modeling and FEM Simulation of Heat Induced Stress

This tutorial illustrates how to couple a heat transfer model with linear elasticity by manually defining the multiphysics equations with the FEATool PDE syntax. The custom model examines how temperature rise in a brake disk under braking results in heat induced displacements with resulting increased stresses and …

Matlab CFD Solver Benchmark - FeatFlow and FEATool Multiphysics

CFD Solver Benchmark - FeatFlow and FEATool

CFD Solver Benchmark - FeatFlow and FEATool

Matlab CFD Solver Benchmark - FeatFlow and FEATool Multiphysics

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 reference solutions for drag, lift, and pressure difference have been established [3][4]. The model problem is set up and solved with identical grids and finite element …

Easy and Efficient CFD Simulations in Matlab with FEATool Multiphysics

FEATool Multiphysics v1.6 Released

FEATool Multiphysics v1.6 Released

Easy and Efficient CFD Simulations in Matlab with FEATool Multiphysics

FEATool Multiphysics - Version 1.6 FEATool is designed to be a very easy to use, flexible, and customizable PDE and FEM Continuum Mechanics and Multiphysics Simulation Toolbox for Matlab and Octave. This release brings the following major features and improvements The dedicated FeatFlow CFD solver is now integrated …