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Comsol Multiphysics (previously named Femlab) is a modeling package for the simulation of any physical process you can describe with partial differential equations (PDEs). It features state-of-the-art solvers that address complex problems quickly and accurately, while its intuitive structure is designed to provide ease of use and flexibility.


Version 5.3

Number of Licenses


How to Use

To run Comsol, an X-Windows connection is required. Open an X-Windows connection to helix.nih.gov and check that it is working by typing 'xclock' at the prompt.

[user@helix ~]$ comsol&

You should see the Comsol Desktop image as below:

Comsol Desktop


Comsol: Support

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