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Reflector Antenna with Circular Horn Feed — Analyzed with Ray Launching Geometrical Optics (RL-GO)

FEKO includes several computational methods for the efficient analysis of different antenna types. Here, a large problem is solved with the
full-wave and asymptotic methods. Model decomposition is used to simulate the problem more efficiently.

Technical Papers

Cross-Coupling between a 3G Transmitter & a Cable Bundle

This white paper demonstrates how the cable modeling interface in FEKO was used to compute cross-coupling effects between a cable bundle and 3G antenna mounted on a vehicle.

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Combining Near-Field Measurement and Simulation for EMC Radiation Analysis

Electronic components are required to comply with the global EMC regulations to ensure failure free operation. Currently, EMC
measurements in certified institutes are mandatory to certify performance complies with regulations.This paper describes a practical method of combining near-field measureme

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Resource Scaling for Antenna Placement Modeling on a SAAB JAS-39 Gripen Aircraft

This white paper demonstrates how resource requirements scale for the computational electromagnetic modeling of a modern fighter aircraft when the frequency increases. It also demonstrates how different simulation methods may be applied and how th...

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Cable Harness EMC/EMI: Cross Talk, Radiation, Interference & Susceptibility

Bundles of electrical cables in vehicles, aircraft, ships and buildings pose electromagnetic compatibility and interference challenges to the
electrical design engineer. Due to their lengths, they are more likely to radiate or pick up irradiation than many other electrical components
and systems.

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mmWave Axial Choke Horn Antenna with Lens

Millimeter wave (mmWave) antennas operate in the band of frequencies where the wavelength is between 10mm and 1mm. The frequency
range for mmWave application is thus constrained to be greater than 30 GHz, but less than 300 GHz. Various applications exist in
this frequency range, including wide ban

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Bowtie Antenna

This paper illustrates that FEKO can be applied to the simulation of planar antennas with bowtie antennas as an example.

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Automotive Radars - Antenna Design, Integration & Channel Modeling

One of the key enabling technologies in the development of autonomous vehicles is driving aid radar systems. We will highlight some of the typical challenges experienced during the design and integration of automotive radars, as well as the appli...

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mmWave Substrate Lens Antenna for Wire Communications

Wu et. al. [1] proposed designs for both single and multi-beam mmWave circularly polarized substrate lens antennas in 2001. This white
paper demonstrates these designs via FEKO modeling.

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Probe-Fed Stacked Annular Ring Antenna

This example illustrates how a probe fed stacked annular ring antenna may be simulated in FEKO.

Technical Papers

Advanced Radar Cross Section (RCS) Visualization with POSTFEKO and Lua Scripting

This white paper demonstrates how Lua scripts in POSTFEKO may be used to produce advanced visualizations of RCS data that was
computed in FEKO.

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Cassegrain and Gregorian Reflector Antenna Modeling with MLFMM LE-PO Hybrid Solvers

This white paper demonstrates that the MLFMM-LE-PO hybrid formulation is a very efficient and accurate method for analysis of large
reflector antennas.

Technical Papers

Two Arm Spiral Antenna

A two-arm self-complementary archimedean spiral antenna is modelled in FEKO to determine its wideband behaviour.

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Design and Analysis of a Proximity Fuse Antenna for an Air Defence Missile

This white paper is an example of how Antenna Magus can be used to generate antennas for antenna placement studies in FEKO.

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Designing an LTE Base Station Antenna with the Finite Arrays Method

This white paper demonstrates how an LTE base station antenna may be modeled with the finite arrays (DGFM) method in FEKO.

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Modeling & Analysis of Anechoic Chambers

A white paper demonstrating how FEKO models were used during the design stages of an anechoic chamber that operates in UHF ranges.

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Conformal Multi-Band Patch Antenna

Simulating the Planar and Curved Antennas in FEKO

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Antenna Design Methodology for Smartwatch Applications

Smart devices have touched and enhanced all aspects of our lives, from the way we conduct business to the way we relax at the end of the day. Designing antennas for wearble devices presents a unique set of challenges. In this technical article f...

Articles, Technical Papers

Building a PBS Professional Virtual Test Cluster with CentOS or SLES

Because it isn’t always convenient to explore software in a production environment, Altair PBS Professional has many features that allow users to simulate huge computing node environments on relatively simple, inexpensive hardware. This document e...

Technical Papers, White Papers

Building a PBS Professional Virtual Test Cluster with Ubuntu

Because it isn’t always convenient to explore software in a production environment, Altair PBS Professional has many features that allow users to simulate huge computing node environments on relatively simple, inexpensive hardware. This document e...

Technical Papers, White Papers

Using Placement Sets for Altair PBS Professional

The PBS Professional scheduler provides many different methods for optimizing scheduling. Placement sets, also referred to as topology-aware scheduling, can be used to group nodes together based on a shared characteristic to help optimize job perf...

Technical Papers, White Papers

Metamaterials in FEKO

A description of how metamaterials may be modeled in FEKO followed by guidelines regarding the different simulation options.

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From Radar Waves to Road Safety

From the moment radar was first invented, it has proved its value in collision avoidance - first at sea, then in the air and later on the road. This white paper gives an overview of the development that has taken place.

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FACILITIES IN ESACOMP FOR ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF ADHESIVE BONDED JOINTS

This paper presents a newly developed analysis and design module for adhesive bonded joints implemented in ESAComp, software for analysis and design of composite laminates and laminated structures.

Technical Papers

MRI Birdcage Coil Design

An application note on the modelling of a 7T MRI birdcage headcoil in FEKO.

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Engineering oriented formulation for laminate lay-up optimization

The concept of elementary laminates is used to formulate the design problem for a
laminated composite structure. A parameterized laminate is divided into stacks with periodic patterns of elementary laminates. With elementary laminates desired regularity for the laminate lay-ups is achieved, which i

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Cobot, the Collaborative Robot - Get Ready for Industry 4.0

Development tools and methods, such as simulation, are increasingly important to face and address the pressure of innovation. As an example, for successful new design methods and to show how simulation tools are used, Altair developed a virtual de...

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Pressure vessels: The composite solution from ComposicaD and ESAComp

With composite pressure vessels foreseen as a significant industrial growth sector, Mike Skinner, from Seifert and Skinner & Associates, talks us through their approach and how the composite solution offered by ComposicaD and ESAComp provides effi...

Technical Papers

Using Scorecards to Minimize Risk and Increase Revenue Opportunities

Scorecards are used by credit lenders to determine the creditworthiness of borrowers, and by marketers to better understand consumer interest in product or service offerings. To help make decisions about an applicant, data from 3rd-party providers...

White Papers

Horn-Fed Reflector Antenna

A horn-fed parabolic reflector is modeled in FEKO to determine its radiation pattern.

Technical Papers

Using Experimental Test Data In The Analysis Of Laminated Structures

Composite material systems have relatively large variation in their measured properties. A typical approach in engineering problems is deterministic, however. Material stiffness and strength, for example, are described with single values in linear...

Technical Papers

Analysis of Thermal Stress on Motors - Efficient Multiphysics Tools for Thermal Analysis

In this article published in the Magnetics Technology 2017 edition, we look at the application of efficient multiphysics tools for thermal analysis.

Articles

Preliminary design of a wing spar bonded joint PrintE-mail

Fast tools such as the ESAComp module for bonded joints can be very efficient in the preliminary design of various joint configurations. In this example we consider a tip loaded wing of a small aircraft or wind turbine blade. The wing spar carries...

Technical Papers

Modeling of a Magic Tee Waveguide Coupler

A short depiction of FEKO‘s waveguide capability with a magic T coupler as example.

Technical Papers

Modern organic architecture with ESAComp

ESAComp software used for the preliminary laminate analysis, to evaluate the structural component behaviour along with the development of the joint system in the Varna Regional Library

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Radar Cross Section (RCS) Measurement and Simulation of Generic Simple Shapes

RCS targets including the NASA almond, ogive, double-ogive, cone-sphere and cone-sphere with gap were constructed and the RCS was simulated. Simulation data is compared to measured data in open literature.

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PROBABILISTIC LAMINATE ANALYSIS USING ESACOMP SOFTWARE

Engineering design problems include always
uncertainties such as variation in material properties or environment, incomplete statistical data to generate input, modelling and human errors. Yet, the design in general relies on single numbers obtained from engineering equations. In case of strength p

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