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Date and time: November 04, 2015 (5:00 - 8:00 PM) – Introduction to COMSOL (Plane Poiseuille Flow), 
                                                                                         Microfluidics (H-Cell Mixer - Fluid Mechanics, Chemical Diffusion)
Date and time: November 11, 2015 (11:00 - 1:00 PM) – MEMS Energy Harvester (Heat Transfer, Solid Mechanics)

                                                                                            Piezoelectric Shear Bender (Electrostatics, Solid Mechanics)

For those who could not attend the second tutorial on 11/11/2015, the model instructions and screencasts (mp4 videos) are 

made available below.

Place: Pierce 12 A, 29 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Speaker: K. Indireshkumar (Kumar)

                  Computational Scientist, SEAS Computing

Important Notice:

This is a hands-on tutorial. As spacing is limited to only 17 students, registration is strongly recommended.

Registration link:

https://harvard.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_6A9ntyHIf4sXFit

We also recommend you visit this page to find out about schedule changes and the latest information about the tutorial.

comsol-plane-poiseuille-flow-2d.pdf

comsol-mems-micromixer.pdf

MEMS Energy Harvester:

Instructions: comsol-mems-energy-harvester.pdf

Energy Harvester – Introduction (Screencast)

Energy Harvester – COMSOL Modeling (Screencast)

Piezoelectric Shear Bender:

For Piezoelectric actuator, download the PDF for COMSOL 5.2 from:

http://www.comsol.com/model/piezoelectric-shear-actuated-beam-24

Click on "Download the Application Files" and download models.mems.shear_bender.pdf.

Piezoelectric Shear Bender -- Introduction (Screencast)

Piezoelectric Shear Bender -- COMSOL Modeling (Screencast)

Other COMSOL Models not covered in the class:

Micromixer – 3D model (from COMSOL site):

https://www.comsol.com/model/controlled-diffusion-micromixer-12641

Introductory COMSOL videos are also on the COMSOL website. Here is one:

http://www.comsol.com/video/how-set-up-run-simulation-comsol-multiphysics