has announced that Version 4.0 of its multiphysics simulation software is now shipping. COMSOL Multiphysics 4.0 features an all-new user interface and streamlined model-building process. The software has also been enhanced by a new series of new LiveLink options that tightly integrate COMSOL Multiphysics with other commercial simulation tools, such as Autodesk Inventor, Pro/ENGINEER, SolidWorks, and MATLAB. According to Svante Littmarck, President and CEO of COMSOL, "It feels great to make version 4.0 available. We believe this release represents a bold step forward in usability that will increase productivity and problem-solving capacity."