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COMSOL Multiphysics
AC/DC Module
Acoustics Module
Batteries and Fuel Cells Module
CFD Module
Chemical Reaction Engineering Module
Composite Materials Module
Corrosion Module
Electrochemistry Module
Electrodeposition Module
Fatigue Module
Geomechanics Module
Heat Transfer Module
MEMS Module
Metal Processing Module
Microfluidics Module
Mixer Module
Molecular Flow Module
Multibody Dynamics Module
Nonlinear Structural Materials Module
Optimization Module
Particle Tracing Module
Pipe Flow Module
Plasma Module
Porous Media Flow Module
Ray Optics Module
RF Module
Rotordynamics Module
Semiconductor Module
Structural Mechanics Module
Subsurface Flow Module
Wave Optics Module
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Physics Interfaces and Study Types
ExpandCharged Particle TracingYes
ExpandElectric Currents in (Layered) Shells1YesYes
ExpandElectric Currents with Current Conservation2YesYes
ExpandElectric Currents, Single Layer ShellYesYes
ExpandElectrical CircuitYesYesYesYesYesYes
ExpandElectrostatics with Charge Conservation2YesYes
ExpandElectrostatics, Boundary ElementsYes
ExpandMagnetic and Electric FieldsYes
ExpandMagnetic Field FormulationYes
ExpandMagnetic Fields2YesYes
ExpandMagnetic Fields, No CurrentsYes
ExpandMagnetic Fields, No Currents, Boundary ElementsYes
ExpandRotating Machinery in 2D and 3D, MagneticYes
Boundary Conditions
Circuit TerminalYesYesYesYes
Contact ImpedanceYes
Dielectric ShieldingYesYesYes
Distributed CapacitanceYesYesYes
Distributed ImpedanceYesYesYes
Distributed ResistanceYes
Electric ShieldingYesYes
Electrical ContactYes
Lumped PortYes
Periodic Boundary ConditionYes
Sector SymmetryYes
Surface Charge AccumulationYes
Surface ImpedanceYes
Thin Low Permeability GapYes
Transition Boundary ConditionYes
ExpandCoil Excitation in 2D, Axisymmetry, and 3DYes
ExpandFloating PotentialYesYesYesYesYesYes
ExpandFundamental Magnetic Boundary ConditionsYes
ExpandFundamental Voltage and Current Boundary ConditionsYes
ExpandMagnetic ShieldingYes
Edge and Point Conditions
Edge Circuit Terminal (cylindrical electrodes) Yes
Edge Floating Potential (cylindrical electrodes)Yes
Edge Potential and Ground (cylindrical electrodes)Yes
Edge/Line and Point Currents and ChargesYes
Electric Point DipoleYesYes
Magnetic Point DipoleYes
Electrical Circuit
Battery Open Circuit VoltageYes
Export of SPICE NetlistYesYesYesYesYesYes
Import of SPICE NetlistYesYesYesYesYesYes
Linear Passive Circuit ElementYesYesYesYesYesYes
Nonlinear & Active Circuit ElementYesYesYesYesYesYes
Resistor-Capacitor CoupleYes
Voltage and Current SourceYesYesYesYesYesYes
Lumped Parameters
S, Y and Z parameter conversionsYesYesYes
ExpandCapacitance, Impedance and Admittance Matrix CalculationYesYesYes
ExpandInductance Matrix CalculationYes
ExpandS-Parameter Matrix CalculationYesYesYes
Material Library
ExpandNonlinear MagneticYes
Particle Tracing
ExpandBoundary ConditionsYes
ExpandParticle Properties and ForcesYes
ExpandParticle ReleaseYes
Predefined Multiphysics Couplings
ExpandBoundary Electric Potential Coupling (FEM/BEM)Yes
ExpandBoundary Magnetic Potential Coupling (FEM/BEM)Yes
ExpandLorentz Coupling4YesYesYesYes
Predefined Multiphysics Interfaces
ExpandElectromechanics, Boundary ElementsYes
ExpandInduction HeatingYes
ExpandJoule Heating2Yes
ExpandJoule Heating and Thermal ExpansionYesYes
ExpandParticle Field Interaction, Non-RelativisticYes
ExpandParticle Field Interaction, Relativistic3YesYes
ExpandPiezoelectricity, Layered Shell5YesYesYes
ExpandPiezoresistivity, Boundary CurrentsYes
ExpandPiezoresistivity, Domain CurrentsYes
ExpandPiezoresistivity, Shell3YesYes
Results and Visualization
2D HistogramYesYesYes
Intersection Point 2D (data set)YesYesYes
Intersection Point 3D (data set)YesYesYes
Particle (data set)Yes
Particle (plot)Yes
Particle Bin (data set)Yes
Particle EvaluationYes
Particle TrajectoriesYes
Phase PortraitYesYesYes
Poincaré MapYesYesYes
ExpandSmith (plot)YesYesYesYes
Volumetric Domain Properties
1D, 2D, Axisymmetric, and 3D FormulationsYes
Charge ConservationYes
Circuit TerminalYesYesYesYes
Electric Force and TorqueYesYes
Electric Infinite Domain Modeling with Infinite ElementsYesYesYes
Electromagnetic Force and TorqueYes
Gauge Fixing for the Magnetic Vector PotentialYes
Magnetic Infinite Domain Modeling with Infinite ElementsYes
Prescribed RotationYes
Prescribed Rotational VelocityYes
Reduced Field Formulation for Magnetic FieldsYes
RLC Coil Group in 2D and AxisymmetryYes
Space Charge DensityYes
ExpandCoil Excitation in 2D, Axisymmetry, and 3DYes
ExpandCurrent ConservationYes
Constitutive Relations
Anisotropic MaterialsYes
B-H CurveYes
Constitutive Relationships for Magnetic Fields, 3DYes
Effective Media and Mixture MaterialsYes
Electric ConductivityYes
Fundamental Constitutive RelationsYes
Linearized ResistivityYes
Lorentz Velocity, 3DYes
Lorentz Velocity. 2DYes
Magnetic LossesYes
Nonlinear Permanent MagnetYes
Relative PermeabilityYes
Relative PermittivityYes
Remanent DisplacementYes
Remanent Flux DensityYes
Vector Hysteresis, Jiles-Atherton ModelYes
  1. Requires the AC/DC Module or the MEMS Module. In addition, the piezoelectric layered shell functionality requires either the MEMS or Structural Mechanics Module, together with the Composite Materials Module
  2. This physics interface is included with the core COMSOL package but has added functionality for the AC/DC Module
  3. Requires all indicated products
  4. This feature requires the AC/DC Module and one of the Structural Mechanics Module, MEMS Module, or Acoustics Module
  5. This feature requires the Composite Materials Module and one of the AC/DC Module or MEMS Module