Application Examples - SUMMARY

A summary of all the Application Examples available are listed here. They indicate which packages are used, and also whether a Model file is available (contact us to obtain the model if you are eligible).
Brushless DC Motors - IPM

Application Name Model Available
MagNet ElecNet ThermNet OptiNet Other

Co-simulating current vector control of an IPM motor

Yes Yes       PSIM

IPM motor with vector control in Simulink

Yes Yes       Simulink

IPM motor with vector control in Simulink

Yes Yes   Yes    

Advanced optimization of an IPM machine

Yes Yes     Yes  

Core loss and efficiency calculations

Yes Yes     Yes  

Ensuring electric machine efficiency

  Yes     Yes  

Optimizing electromechanical and control circuit parameters of brushless motors

  Yes     Yes PSIM

Demagnetization of permanent magnet motors

Yes Yes        

Iron loss calculations in laminated structures

  Yes        

Vibrations in electric motors - MpCCI FSIMapper case study

  Yes      

MpCCI,
FSI Mapper, Nastran

Brushless DC Motors - SPM

Application Name Model Available
MagNet ElecNet ThermNet OptiNet Other

Cogging torque in a skewed brushless DC motor

  Yes        

Minimizing the cogging torque in a brushless DC motor

Yes Yes     Yes  

Brushless motor design with Simcenter Motorsolve

          MotorSolve

Simulating a Halbach cylinder servo motor

  Yes        

Reducing the eddy-current losses in permanent magnets by segmentation

  Yes        
Induction Motors

Application Name Model Available
MagNet ElecNet ThermNet OptiNet Other

Three-phase induction motor startup

Yes Yes        

Single-phase induction motor (T.E.A.M. Problem 30B)

Yes Yes        

Accurately modelling the skewed rotor of an induction motor

Yes Yes        

Axial flux disk induction machine

Yes Yes        

Simulating a skewed induction machine in 2D

  Yes        

Reducing the start-up transients of an induction motor

  Yes        
Switched Reluctance Motors

Application Name Model Available
MagNet ElecNet ThermNet OptiNet Other

Switched reluctance motor: comparing FEA with RSM

Yes Yes        

Nonlinear time-transient in switched reluctance motors (T.E.A.M. Problem 24)

Yes Yes        

SRM design optimization

  Yes     Yes  

Design and analysis of a switched reluctance motor

  Yes        
Stepper Motors

Application Name Model Available
MagNet ElecNet ThermNet OptiNet Other

Bearing friction damping in a stepper motor

  Yes        

Analyzing the internal mechanics of a watch stepper motor

Yes Yes        
Axial Flux Motors

Application Name Model Available
MagNet ElecNet ThermNet OptiNet Other

Axial flux motor

Yes Yes        

Axial flux disk induction machine

Yes Yes        
Claw Pole Alternators

Application Name Model Available
MagNet ElecNet ThermNet OptiNet Other

Current distribution in a claw-pole alternator

  Yes        

Simulating a claw-pole alternator in an automobile electrical system environment

Yes Yes        
Actuators

Application Name Model Available
MagNet ElecNet ThermNet OptiNet Other

Response surface modeling of an actuator in SimulinkĀ®

Yes Yes       System Model Generator, Simulink

Actuator with Diode

Yes Yes        

Creating a response surface model of an actuator for multi-discipline design in SystemVision

Yes Yes       System Model Generator, SystemVision
Loadspeakers

Application Name Model Available
MagNet ElecNet ThermNet OptiNet Other

Analyzing a loudspeaker design

Yes Yes        

Analyzing a loudspeaker's voice coil response to a signal

  Yes        

Loudspeaker optimization: minimal mass with 1.8 T flux density

Yes Yes     Yes  
Transformers

Application Name Model Available
MagNet ElecNet ThermNet OptiNet Other

Field loss in power transformer (T.E.A.M. Problem 21a)

Yes Yes        

Field loss in power transformer (T.E.A.M. Problem 21)

  Yes        

Stray-field loss in power transformer

Yes Yes        

Three-phase transformer

Yes Yes        

Stray loss reduction of a power transformer by employing wall shunts

  Yes        

Ohmic losses in transformer clamping plates

  Yes        

Improved iron loss prediction in transformers

Yes Yes        
Induction Heating

Application Name Model Available
MagNet ElecNet ThermNet OptiNet Other

Induction heating of a workpiece past the Curie point

Yes Yes   Yes    

Coil size optimization - induction heating

Yes Yes   Yes Yes  
Sensors

Application Name Model Available
MagNet ElecNet ThermNet OptiNet Other

Detecting flaws and nondestructive evaluation (T.E.A.M. Problem 15)

Yes Yes        

Eddy current NDT and deep flaws (T.E.A.M. Problem 27)

  Yes        

Detecting a crack - a problem in N.D.T. (T.E.A.M. Problem 8)

  Yes        

Design optimization of an NDT sensor probe

Yes Yes     Yes  

Using the mesh layers feature on nondestructive testing problems

  Yes        

Position and speed of metal components measured with variable reluctance sensor

Yes Yes        
Various

Application Name Model Available
MagNet ElecNet ThermNet OptiNet Other

Optimization of a die press (T.E.A.M. Problem 25)

Yes Yes     Yes  

Simulating a cyclic electron path in a magnetron

  Yes Yes     Trajectory Evaluator

Demonstrating a variation of the MagLev suspension system

Yes Yes        

Gas insulated switch

  Yes Yes Yes    

Simulating Multiple Moving Parts of a Magnetic Gear

Yes Yes        

Boost converter inductor analysis

Yes Yes