Jun 27, 2017 00-811 Warszawa8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

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You are invited to join us at COMSOL Day in Warszawa for a day of multiphysics modeling training, talks by invited speakers, and the opportunity to exchange ideas with other simulation specialists in the COMSOL community. The language of keynote talks is Polish. The minicourses are carried out in English. Meet COMSOL’s Technical Support Engineers at support corner available from 10:30AM for all registered participants. Here you can get some pieces of advice and tips and tricks for more effective modeling.

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Welcoming Remarks

Multiphysical Analyses in Modern Research and Development

Modern industrial design requires advanced simulations covering a wide spectrum of scientific disciplines. One of the most important analysis types are multiphysics simulations, where different research areas are coupled. In the talk, the industrial approach and the implementation of the COMSOL® software for multiphysics simulations are presented.


Application of COMSOL Multiphysics® for Modeling of Streaming Electrification Processes

A numerical model implemented in the COMSOL Multiphysics® simulation environment will be presented, which allows for investigation of processes related to streaming electrification. The streaming electrification process is based on accumulation of electrical charges in a certain area of a tank filled with liquid dielectric (transformer oil) as a result of its flow. Transient time simulations are performed as part of the study, while the object is constructed in 2D axisymmetric geometry. Simulations refer to the analysis of oscillatory movement. The model takes into account laminar or turbulent flow depending on the motion parameters and the transport of the diluted particles. In the research work, the distribution of electrification currents is analyzed for various model parameters, including the speed and frequency of fluid flow and the diffusivity of the liquid dielectric.

Coffee Break

This introductory demonstration will show you the fundamental workflow of the COMSOL Multiphysics® modeling environment. We will cover all of the key modeling steps, including geometry creation, setting up physics, meshing, solving, postprocessing and highlights of the new version.


Learn how to convert a model into a custom app using the Application Builder, which is included in the COMSOL Multiphysics® software. You can upload your apps to a COMSOL Server™ installation to access and run the apps from anywhere within your organization.

Break for Lunch

Acoustic Structure Design Using COMSOL Multiphysics®

Building acoustics is a dynamically developing branch, driven by growing users' requirements. A bunch of theoretical relations, which have been used heretofore, let acousticians roughly estimate the parameters of plain structures. Using FEM, it is also possible to obtain more accurate results for constructions with complicated geometries.

In this presentation, some possibilities of COMSOL Multiphysics® in acoustic structure modeling will be shown. Also, different ways of acoustic insulation modeling will be compared with results obtained in laboratory measurements.


Multiphysics Modeling of Sound Absorption in Porous and Fibrous Media

Sound absorption in porous and fibrous materials depends strongly on their microstructure. There are well-developed models that relate sound propagation to several transport parameters of porous microgeometry. These parameters can be calculated, provided that a (periodic) representation of the microgeometry is available. Such representations can be constructed directly in the COMSOL Multiphysics® software or they can be imported using the add-on CAD Import Module if they are externally built; e.g., from computed tomography scans. Then, three uncoupled problems (a viscous flow, a heat transfer, and an electric conduction problem) — also involving some periodic boundary conditions (a feature available in COMSOL Multiphysics®) — can be solved on the periodic fluid domain of a porous or fibrous medium in order to determine the transport parameters from the microscale level. Finally, these parameters serve on the macroscale level — where the Acoustics Module, an add-on product to COMSOL Multiphysics®, can be used — to estimate the overall sound propagation and absorption. The presentation illustrates this approach for an open-cell foam and a fibrous material.


COMSOL on Workstations, Servers, and Clouds – What’s the better system, when?

Are you working with CAE software? Then you might have experienced from time to time that your workstation or your server is overloaded, or it is simply too slow to perform your CAE simulation within a reasonable time and with the necessary high accuracy. According to a study of the US Council of Competitiveness 57% of all CAE engineers are experiencing this bottleneck during their product design and development simulations. And this is one of the reasons why in recent years engineers are showing a growing interest in complementing their in-house computing with the additional use of cloud computing for their CAE more complex and compute-intensive simulations.

This presentation compares the benefits and challenges of using workstations, servers, and cloud resources for CAE simulations based on COMSOL Multiphysics® and COMSOL ServerTM, for small and medium size businesses as well as for global corporations. It also includes a comparison of the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of in-house servers and public cloud resources. Novel software technologies are presented which remove most of the previous roadblocks of cloud computing, such as security challenges, conservative licensing models, slow data transfer, and losing control over your assets in the cloud.

Coffee Break

Get an introduction to the techniques for constructing your own linear or nonlinear systems of partial differential equations (PDEs), ordinary differential equations (ODEs), and algebraic equations within the COMSOL Multiphysics® software.


Explore the capabilities of COMSOL Multiphysics® for electromagnetics in the static and low-frequency regime with a focus on the AC/DC Module. Learn also about modeling high-frequency electromagnetic waves using the RF Module, Wave Optics Module, and Ray Optics Module.

COMSOL Day Details


Golden Tulip Warsaw Centre
ul. Towarowa 2
00-811 Warszawa

COMSOL Speakers

Tomasz Krupicz
Comsol Multiphysics GmbH
Tomasz Krupicz joined Comsol Multiphysics GmbH in 2013 as a technical sales engineer. He completed his master’s degree in civil engineering at the University of Technology and Life Sciences in Bydgoszcz, Poland. He also received a postgraduate diploma in computer-aided engineering design and worked as a bridge designer assistant.
Thomas Englisch
Comsol Multiphysics GmbH
Thomas Englisch has worked as a technical sales engineer at Comsol Multiphysics GmbH since 2012. He studied physics and worked as a research associate at Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences on numerical simulations in the field of molecular magnetism, where he also taught.
Lars Drögemüller
Comsol Multiphysics GmbH
Lars Drögemüller is a support engineer who joined Comsol Multiphysics GmbH in 2016. He has an MSc degree in experimental solid-state physics from the University of Göttingen, where he studied the interaction of electrons and optical near fields using an ultrafast low-energy electron diffraction setup.
Friedrich Maier
Comsol Multiphysics GmbH
Friedrich Maier joined Comsol Multiphysics GmbH in 2015 as a support engineer. Previously, he studied geophysics at the University of Göttingen, where he also received his PhD. As a researcher, he focused on electromagnetic and physicochemical methods, investigating the properties of georeservoirs.

Invited Speakers

Dr. Radosław Jeż
ABB Sp. z o. o. Corporate Research Center Kraków Radoslaw Jeż joined the ABB Corporate Research Center in Krakow, Poland in 2012. In 2011, he completed his PhD degree in superconducting transformers at the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice, Poland. His scientific research area is in the modeling and design of magnetic components.
Daria Wotzka
WoRes Daria Wotzka Research Daria Wotzka received her diploma degree in computer science from the Technical University of Berlin, Germany, in 2008 and her PhD degree in electrical engineering from the Opole University of Technology, Poland, in 2011. She is a lecturer and research fellow at the Opole University of Technology. Her research interests include the modeling and simulation of signals generated by various physical phenomena occurring in electric power devices. She is the owner of the WoRes company, which is engaged in building, developing, and integrating modern algorithms and mathematical methods in industrial engineering. Since 2016, she is a COMSOL Certified Consultant.
Adam Pilch
AGH University of Science and Technology Kraków Adam Pilch completed his PhD degree in acoustic diffusers in 2013 at AGH University of Science and Technology, where he has been working since 2014. His main areas of interest are modeling and measuring sound diffusers and absorbers as well as designing acoustic partitions.
Tomasz G. Zielinski
Institute of Fundamental Technological Research, Warszawa Tomasz G. Zielinski completed his MSc degree in civil engineering at the Warsaw University of Technology. He then received his PhD and Dr. habil. in mechanics from the Institute of Fundamental Technological Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences (IPPT PAN) in Warsaw, where he has been employed since 2003. His research expertise involves porous media and poroacoustics, multiscale modeling, mechanics, vibroacoustics, and piezoelectric materials. Since 2006, he has been lecturing on multiphysics modeling at IPPT PAN.
Wolfgang Gentzsch
TheUberCloud, INC. Wolfgang Gentzsch is the president and cofounder of the UberCloud Online Marketplace, which enables engineers and scientists to discover, try, and buy computing on demand in the cloud. From 2010 to 2015, he was the chairman of the International ISC Cloud Conference series. Wolfgang was an advisor to the EU projects EUDAT and DEISA, directed the German D-Grid Initiative and the North Carolina Statewide Grid, and was a member of the Board of Directors for the Open Grid Forum and of the U.S. President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. Previously, Wolfgang was a professor of computer science and mathematics at several universities. He held leading positions at the North Carolina Grid and Data Center, Sun Microsystems, DLR German Aerospace Center, and Max Planck Institute for Plasmaphysics. In addition, he founded the HPC software companies Genias and Gridware.

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