Laser Heating - A Self Guided Tutorial

Model ID: 12317


This tutorial shows how to model transient heat conduction in a glass slab heated by a laser beam. The tutorial emphasizes on the use of functions to model the laser power as a body heat source. Several key design variables have been parameterized. Suggestions on meshing and solver settings are provided.

Three different modes of operation are investigated.

  1. Stationary laser emitting constant power
  2. Stationary laser emitting power pulses
  3. Moving laser emitting constant power

This model was built using the following:

COMSOL Multiphysics

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