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At the origins of delamination stresses - Free edge analysis gives insight

When you make a tensile test for [±45/0/90]s and [90/±45/0]s laminates you may observe different failure strengths. This may seem first surprising since the laminates are basically the same - only the stacking sequence is different, which should n...

Technical 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

Design Optimization Of A Composite Car Body

This paper describes how a carbon fiber reinforced plastic body of a future city car was optimized to minimize weight. The frame includes numerous parts, some of which have a simple constant laminate structure and some are more complex having addi...

Technical Papers

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

Modeling of a Magic Tee Waveguide Coupler

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

Technical Papers

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.

Technical Papers

Microstrip Bandpass Filter

A microstrip bandpass filter is modeled in FEKO to determine its S-parameters.

Technical Papers

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

IoT in Development and Production

Buzzwords such as IoT and Digital Twin are not new to
the digital world. They have been gaining momentum in development and production discussions as the digital transformation of production becomes more relevant. But how is it possible to truly integrate the internet of things in development and

Technical Papers

CFRP Electronics Housing for a Satellite (ESA 2005)

The drive for continuous mass reductions in spacecraft structures has promoted the use of carbon fibre reinforced plastics. CFRP has excellent specific stiffness and strength, which makes it possible to construct lightweight structures. CFRP is ty...

Technical Papers

Two Arm Spiral Antenna

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

Technical Papers

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

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.

Technical Papers

FEKO for Rotorcraft

FEKO is well-suited for rotorcraft electromagnetic applications including antenna placement, rotor blade modulation, co-site interference,
electromagnetic interference (EMI), electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and radar cross section (RCS).

Technical Papers

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...

Technical Papers

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.

Technical Papers

Metamaterials in FEKO

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

Technical Papers

ADAS Simulation Under Severe Vibrations

Automotive radars are becoming standard equipment on vehicles. Their purpose is to adjust the distance between vehicles and/or alert the driver when dangerous situations arise. Several antenna architectures are used to cover the different safety f...

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

Numerical Methods in FEKO

FEKO offers a wide spectrum of numerical methods and hybridizations, each suitable to a specific range of applications. Hybridization of numerical methods allows large and complex EM problems to be solved.

Technical Papers

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

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.

Technical Papers

Radar Cross Section of Aircraft with Engine Inlets

At radar frequencies, 1GHz and above, asymptotic methods are usually preferred to calculate the radar cross section (RCS) of targets like aircraft, since the main parts of the target are more than an order of magnitude larger than the wavelength. ...

Technical Papers

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.

Technical Papers

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...

Technical Papers

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.

Technical Papers

Conformal Multi-Band Patch Antenna

Simulating the Planar and Curved Antennas in FEKO

Technical Papers

Bowtie Antenna

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

Technical Papers

Horn-Fed Reflector Antenna

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

Technical Papers

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...

Technical Papers

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

Technical Papers

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.

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.

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.

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