Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Modelling and Simulation

Edited by Giuseppe Petrone

University of Catania, Italy


Giuliano Cammarata

University of Catania, Italy

This book collects original and innovative research studies concerning modeling and simulation of physical systems in a very wide range of applications, encompassing micro-electro-mechanical systems, measurement instrumentations, catalytic reactors, biomechanical applications, biological and chemical sensors, magnetosensitive materials, silicon photonic devices, electronic devices, optical fibers, electro-microfluidic systems, composite materials, fuel cells, indoor air-conditioning systems, active magnetic levitation systems and more. Some of the most recent numerical techniques, as well as some of the software among the most accurate and sophisticated in treating complex systems, are applied in order to exhaustively contribute in knowledge advances.

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Modelling and SimulationEdited by Giuseppe Petrone

Published: June 1st 2008

DOI: 10.5772/79

ISBN: 978-3-902613-25-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5833-2

Copyright year: 2008

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193928 Total Chapter Downloads

38 Crossref Citations

19 Web of Science Citations

94 Dimensions Citations


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1. Braking Process in Automobiles: Investigation of the Thermoelastic Instability Phenomenon

By M. Eltoukhy and S. Asfour


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2. Modeling and Numerical Investigation of Photoacoustic Resonators

By Bernd Baumann, Bernd Kost, Marcus Wolff and Hinrich Groninga


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3. Multi-Agent Systems for the Simulation of Land Use Change and Policy Interventions

By Pepijn Schreinemachers and Thomas Berger


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4. Pore Scale Simulation of Colloid Deposition

By M. Ekrem Cakmak, Bin Gao, John L. Nieber and Tammo S. Steenhuis


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5. Practical Application of Simulation Technique for the Resonators Using Piezoelectric Ceramics

By Jeong-Ho Cho, Yong-Hyun Lee, Myung-Pyo Chun and Byung-Ik Kim


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6. Computation of the Complex Impedance of a Cylindrical Conductor in an Ideal Two-Probe Configuration

By V. Siva Kumar G. Kelekanjeri and Rosario A. Gerhardt


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7. Evolutionary Constructive Approach for Studying Dynamic Complex Systems

By Takashi Hashimoto, Takashi Sato, Masaya Nakatsuka and Masanori Fujimoto


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8. Transient Runaway in a Fixed-Bed Catalytic Reactor

By Redhouane Henda


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9. Carotid Plaque Stresses

By Samuel Alberg Kock and Jens Vinge Nygaard


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10. Electromagnetic Flow Metering

By Jens Krause


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11. Finite Element Modelling of Micro-cantilevers Used as Chemical Sensors

By G. Louarn and S. Cuenot


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12. Analysis of Electrical Phenomena Occurring in Thermally Assisted Mechanical Dewatering Processes (TAMD)-a Preliminary Study

By Akrama Mahmoud, Aurora Fernandez and Patricia Arlabosse


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13. Simulation of Plastic Deformation Processes Through a Navier-Stokes Approach

By Carlo Mapelli, Cristian Corna and Francesco E. Magni


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14. 2D Model of a Floating Body Under Nonlinear Waves

By Luca Martinelli and Piero Ruol


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15. Modelling of Magnetosensitive Elastomers

By Bohdana Marvalova


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16. Simulation of Net Structures Hydrodynamic Fields

By Leonid Meyler


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17. Modeling and Simulation of Microscale Flows

By Auro Ashish Saha and Sushanta K. Mitra


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18. Multiphysics Modelling and Simulation in Engineering

By Alexandru M. Morega and Juan C. Ordonez


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19. New Methods to Model and Simulate Both Air Exchange and Particle Contamination of Portable Devices

By Markus Olin, Lauri Laakso, Jukka Hannula, Timo Galkin, Kyösti Väkeväinen, Kari Hartikainen and Eini Puhakka


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20. Recent Advances in Modelling and Simulation of Silicon Photonic Devices

By Vittorio M. N. Passaro and Francesco De Leonardis


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21. Numerical Modelling for Thermal Design of Electronic Equipments

By Giuseppe Petrone and Giuliano Cammarata


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22. Modelling of Long Period Gratings in Photonic Crystal Fibres and Sensors Based on Them

By Jovana Petrovic


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23. A New Methodology for RF MEMS Simulation

By Peyrou David, Coccetti Fabio, Achkar Hikmat, Pennec Fabienne, Pons Patrick and Plana Robert


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24. Active Magnetic Suspension and Bearing

By Adam Krzysztof Pilat


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25. Modeling and Simulation of Piezoelectric Devices

By Dorina Popovici, Florin Constantinescu, Mihai Maricaru, Florea Ioan Hantila, Miruna Nitescu and Alexandru Gheorghe


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26. Multiphysical Modeling of DC and AC Electroosmosis in Micro- and Nanosystems

By Michal Pribyl, Dalimil Snita and Milos Marek


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27. Efficient Simulation of Thermal and Electrical Behaviour of Industrial Cables

By Hans-Peter Schmidt


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28. Finite Element Simulation of Heat Transfer in Ferrofluid

By Tomasz Strek


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29. Computational Modelling of Mass Transport in Large Arteries

By Nanfeng Sun, Nigel B. Wood and X. Yun Xu


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30. Modeling of Surface-bed Reactor for Endothermic and Exothermic Reactions Coupling

By Salvatore Vaccaro and Paolo Ciambelli


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31. Multiscale Heat, Air and Moisture Modelling and Simulation

By A.W.M. van Schijndel


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32. Numerical Simulation of Turbulent Air Flows in Aseptic Clean Rooms

By Eleonora Bottani, Roberto Rizzo and Giuseppe Vignali


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33. Elastic Modulus FEM Modelling of the Layered Woven Composite Material

By Pavla Vozkova


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34. Two-Dimensional PEM Fuel Cells Modeling using COMSOL Multiphysics

By Zhongying Shi and Xia Wang


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