516-8801/01 – Multiphysics problem simulations (SMMP)

Gurantor departmentInstitute of PhysicsCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. RNDr. Dalibor Ciprian, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. RNDr. Dalibor Ciprian, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2013/2014Year of cancellation2015/2016
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
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CIP10 doc. RNDr. Dalibor Ciprian, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The objective is to teach the students how to analyze, evaluate and model the multiphysics problems related to application of physics in engineering problems.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


The lessons are oriented on practical application of physical modeling and simulation using commercialy available software packages (as COMSOL).

Compulsory literature:

Zimmerman, W.: Multiphysics modeling with finite element methods. World Scientific Pub Co Inc, 2006, 978-9812568434 Edsberg, L.: Introduction to computation and modeling for differential equations. Wiley-Interscience, 2008, 978-0470270851 Jin, Jian-Ming: The finite element method in electromagnetics - 2 edition, Wiley-IEEE Press, 2002, 978-0471438182

Recommended literature:

Pryor, R.: Multiphysics modeling using COMSOL: A first principles approach, Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 2009, 978-0763779993

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Discussion with students during the lessons


No e-learinig available

Other requirements

Systematic individual off-classroom study is assumed.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

• Survey of modern methods used for multiphysics modeling • Formulation of applied physics problems using PDE • Introduction to multiphysics modeling systems • Typical boundary conditions and their implementation • COMSOL and MATLAB cooperation • Basic problems in electrostatics and magnetostatics • Low frequency electromagnetism • Basic problems concerning heat transferr • Basic problems in optics and electromagntic wave propagation • Structural mechanics problems • Acoustics problems • Fluid dynamics problems • Strategy of multiphysics models • Simulation of dynamics in applied physics problems

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2013/2014 Winter semester, validity until: 2015/2016 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 30  16
        Examination Examination 70  21
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2015/2016 (N1701) Physics (1702T001) Applied physics P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2014/2015 (N1701) Physics (1702T001) Applied physics P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2013/2014 (N1701) Physics (1702T001) Applied physics P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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