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COMSOL Multiphysics is a general-purpose simulation software for modeling designs, devices, and processes in all fields of engineering, manufacturing, and scientific research. In addition to using multiphysics modeling for your own projects, you can also turn your models into simulation applications and digital twins for use by other design teams, manufacturing departments, test labs, customers, and more.

The platform product can be used on its own or expanded with functionality from any combination of add-on modules for simulating electromagnetics, structural mechanics, acoustics, fluid flow, heat transfer, and chemical engineering. The add-on modules and LiveLink products connect seamlessly for a modeling workflow that remains the same regardless of what you are modeling.

Accessing COMSOL in Computer Labs

COMSOL is available on computers in the Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics (MEM) labs and Chemical & Biological Engineering (CBE) labs. MEM students can access it virtually via ENGRAPPS. CBE students can access it virtually via the CBE class tools remote desktop. These are licensed under COMSOL's Class Kit License (CKL), which limits use to teaching and classwork purposes. Research use under the CKL is strictly prohibited.

MEM Class Kit License and Modules

MEM maintains 30 seats of COMSOL, including the AC/DC, CAD Import, MEMS, and Microfluidics modules.

CBE Class Kit License and Modules

CBE maintains 60 seats of COMSOL, including the Chemical Reaction Engineering and CFD modules.## Accessing COMSOL in Computer Labs

Research Use

Researchers needing access to COMSOL must purchase research seats for the base COMSOL Multiphysics platform as well as specific modules necessary for their research needs. Please contact us with any questions about obtaining or using a research license.