
Infolytica¡¯s F.E.M tool for electromagnetic analysis
 MagNet : MagNet, the leading electromagnetic field simulation software for over 25 years, has helped hundreds of engineers and designers worldwide accurately model and analyze the performance of their devices.
 ElecNet : The leading electric field simulation software tool. Designers easily model the most complicated devices and accurately predict their behavior.
 ThermNet : ThermNet simulates the temperature distribution of specified heat sources. Full integration with MagNet provides accurate results for coupled electromagneticthermal analysis needs.
 OptiNet : OptiNet is a truly innovative tool for optimizing electromagnetic or thermal devices, using both continuousvalued and discretevalued variables: no other software of this type on the market has this capability.
MagNet
 Easy to use intuitive interface for faster model building and analysis
 Integratable into any design process for multiphysics analysis
 Motion modeling supports multiple moving components with arbitrary direction (multiple degrees of freedom)
 Circuit modeler for simulating loads and drives
 Simulation results computed accurately and rapidly, increasing efficiency and productivity
 Powerful parameterization capabilities available for "WhatIf" analysis
MagNet Solvers
Static 2D/3D 
Time Harmonic 2D/3D 
Transient 2D/3D 
Transient with Motion 2D/3D 
 Computes the static field in and around specified DC current distributions and permanent magnets
 Eddy currents are not taken into account

 Computes the quasistatic time harmonic field in and around sinusoidal currentcarrying conductors
 Analysis performed at a single frequency in the complex domain
 Phase difference effects caused by induced eddycurrents are taken into account

 Computes the quasistatic time varying magnetic field in and around currentcarrying conductors
 Time lag effects between the fields and the sources caused by induced eddycurrents are taken into account
 Uses secondorder time stepping from instant to instant

 Computes induced currents due to motional effects and allows for coupling with other mechanical components
 Supports multiple degrees of freedom
 Supports multiple motion components

Features
Geometric Modeler 
Material Modeler 
Scripting 
 Supports 3D solid modeling construction of components
 Users can build a library of components to reuse in multiple designs
 MultiSweep function makes creating complex geometries painless
 Full Boolean operations (union, subtracting and slicing) for 3D solid modeling
 Easy importing and exporting of SAT and DXF files
 Optional modules for CATIA, STEP, IGES, Pro/E and Inventor file Import/Export

 Includes Infolytica's default library of materials for use as a permanent reference
 Materials are stored with the model to simplify design sharing
 Create userdefined materials (both editable and readonly) by inputting the following parameters: Magnetic PermeabilityElectric PermittivityMagnetic lossesThermal ConductivityElectric Conductivity Resistivity Mass DensitySpecific Heat Capacity

 Based on Microsoft's ActiveX¢â technology, users can automate repetitive tasks and customize settings
 Write script files from scratch or use our Script Recording Tool
 Interoperability allows for communication with other software applications such as:
 Linking to a spreadsheet program for further postprocessing computations
 Transfer of data to other simulation tools for multiphysics analysis

Meshing and Adaption 
Boundary Condition 
Parameterization 
 Supports both automatic and user defined mesh generations
 Adaption tools to automatically identify the areas where the mesh needs improvement or refinement
 Skin depth analysis and highly anisotropic volume elements for fine meshes

 Users can choose which boundary condition for unknown field behavior is best suited for their model
 Boundary conditions can also reduce simulation latency for symmetrical structures

Perform multiple numerical experiments on a given model painlessly by allowing materials, geometry, boundary conditions and more to be varied through a user defined range of values (both numeric and algebraic)

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ElecNet
 Easy to use intuitive interface for faster model building and analysis
 Integrate into any design process for multiphysics analysis
 Advanced geometric and material modeling capabilities for highest accuracy
 Simulation results computed accurately, rapidly resulting in an increase in productivity and efficiency
 Powerful parameterization capabilities available for "WhatIf" analysis
 Easy to use intuitive interface for faster model building and analysis
ElecNet Solvers
Electrostatic 2D/3D 
Current Flow 2D/3D 
Time Harmonic 2D/3D 
Transient 2D/3D 
 Determines the static electric fields produced by specified DC voltages and charge distributions

 Determines the current densities produced by specified DC voltages on electrodes in contact with conducting material.

 Determines the timeharmonic electric fields produced by specified AC voltages.
 Analysis is performed at one frequency, in the complex domain

 Determines the time varying electric fields produced by specified voltages that vary arbitrarily in time.
 The analysis involves timestepping from one instant to the next over the time frame of interest

Features
Geometric Modeler 
Material Modeler 
Scripting 
 Supports both extrusionbased and 3D solid modeling construction
 Users can build a library of components to reuse in multiple designs
 MultiSweep function makes creating complex geometries painless
 Floating conductors are modeled as their exact physical problem and not replaced with a material that has a very high permittivity in order to impose a net zero charge (as other tools do). This approach is accurate, straightforward and gives a faster solution time.
 Optional modules for CATIA, STEP, IGES, Pro/E and Inventor file Import/Export

 Includes Infolytica's default library of materials for use as a permanent reference
 Materials are stored with the model to simplify design sharing
 Create userdefined materials (both editable and readonly) by inputting the following parameters: Electrical Conductivity or Resistivity Electrical PermittivityMagnetic Permeability
 Thermal ConductivityMass DensitySpecific Heat Capacity

 Based on Microsoft's ActiveX¢â technology, users can automate repetitive tasks and customize settings
 Write script files from scratch or use our Script Recording Tool
 Interoperability allows for communication with other software applications such as:
 Linking to a spreadsheet program for further postprocessing computations
 Transfer of data to other simulation tools for multiphysics analysis

Meshing and Adaption 
Boundary Condition 
Parameterization 
 Supports both automatic and user defined mesh generations
 Adaption tools to automatically identify the areas where the mesh needs improvement or refinement
 Skin depth analysis and highly anisotropic volume elements for fine meshes

 Users can choose which boundary condition for unknown field behavior is best suited for their model: Ground, Flux Tangential or Thin Resistive
 Boundary conditions can also reduce simulation latency for symmetrical structures

Perform multiple numerical experiments on a given model painlessly by allowing materials, geometry, boundary conditions and more to be varied through a user defined range of values (both numeric and algebraic)

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ThermNet
 Simulates the temperature distributions caused by specified heat sources in the presence of thermally conducting materials and convective/radiative boundary losses.
 Two way coupling with MagNet for heating effects due to eddy current and hysteretic losses in the magnetic system
 Specify the amount of power that is dissipated in each component in the form of density
 Easy to use and intuitive interface helps expedite building and analyzing your model
 Advanced geometric and material modeling including temperature dependent material properties
 Parameterization capabilities allow for "WhatIf" analysis
ThermNet Solvers
Static 2D/3D 
Transient 2D/3D 
Coupled EM 2D/3D 
 Determines the steadystate temperature distributions caused by specified heat sources, in the presence of thermally conducting materials and convective/radiative boundary

 Determines the timevarying temperature distributions caused by specified heat sources, in the presence of thermally conducting materials and convective/radiative boundary
 The analysis involves timestepping from one instant to the next over the time frame of interest.

 Iterative coupling to magnetic static or timeharmonic analysis to predict the temperature distribution caused by iron and eddycurrent losses, and the corresponding temperature effects on electrical conductivity and magnetic material properties.
 User can control how frequently the magnetic analysis is repeated.

Features
Geometric Modeler 
Material Modeler 
Scripting 
 Supports both extrusionbased and 3D solid modeling construction
 Users can build a library of components to reuse in multiple designs
 Easy importing and exporting of SAT and DXF files
 Enable and Disable option for selecting which features to use/ignore in either MagNet or ThermNet when performing coupled simulations
 Optional modules for CATIA, STEP, IGES, Pro/E and Inventor file Import/Export

 Includes Infolytica's default library of materials for use as a permanent reference
 Define the magnetic and electric properties of a material at different temperature values
 Materials are stored with the model to simplify design sharing
 Create userdefined materials (both editable and readonly) by inputting the following parameters: Thermal ConductivitySpecific Heat CapacityMass Density

 Based on Microsoft's ActiveX¢â technology, users can automate repetitive tasks and customize settings
 Write script files from scratch or use our Script Recording Tool
 Interoperability allows for communication with other software applications such as:
 Linking to a spreadsheet program for further postprocessing computations
 Transfer of data to other simulation tools for multiphysics analysis

Meshing and Adaption 
Boundary Condition 
Parameterization 
 Supports both automatic and user defined mesh generations
 Adaption tools to automatically identify the areas where the mesh needs improvement or refinement
 Mesh adaption in ThermNet is independent of the magnetic solver adaption, since the two meshes need not be the same. The convergence tolerance is set of the change of an energy related global quantity
 Skin depth analysis and highly anisotropic volume elements for fine meshes

 Users can choose which boundary condition for unknown field behavior is best suited for their model
 Boundary conditions can also reduce simulation latency for symmetrical structures

Perform multiple numerical experiments on a given model painlessly by allowing materials, geometry, boundary conditions and more to be varied through a user defined range of values (both numeric and algebraic)

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OptiNet
 Works with MagNet, ElecNet or ThermNet models
 Both Continuous and Discrete optimizer
 Evolutionary strategy for searching that is very efficient, even for a large number of parameters
 Builtin and customizable scripts for objective functions and constraints
 Sensitivity analysis for evaluating the global variations of the design variables
Features
Optimization Approach 
Design Variables 
Constraints 
 User selects the design variables to be optimized
 Evolutionarybased Stochastic search approach is fast for a large number of variables and reduces risk of being caught at a local minimum

 All singlevalued, numerical parameters of a model drawn in MagNet, ElecNet or ThermNet are taken as design variables
 Sensitivity analysis determines the influence of design variables on performance

 Constraints are weighted, indicating their importance to overall solution
 Both Modelbased and Solutionbased constraints
 Constraints templates are included

Objectives 
Optimization Progress 
Report and Results 
 Multiple objectives for a problem are supported, each is assigned a weight to indicate their importance.
 Objective functions template are included
 Overall performance improvement is evaluated as a sum of all weighted objectives and constraints

 During optimization: goal, design variables, objectives and constraints evolution is displayed
 Stop feature ends optimization but keeps report with all solutions

 For each solution: goal, variables, constraints & objectives values and time to solve are given
 Create an animation of the metamorphosis from initial to optimized device
 Model viewing using the variable values of a selected solution
 View all solutions computed or only solutions with improved results

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