Tera Analysis Ltd. – An international company with headquarters in Svendborg, Denmark - introduces new version 5.4 of FEA software QuickField™. QuickField is extremely fast and user friendly tool for electromagnetic, stress and thermal analysis which does not require specialized training. Numerous improvements of the new version include possibility of connecting the external circuits to Transient Electromagnetic Analysis, introduction of Tolerance Analysis with LabelMover-2 utility, 64-bit Windows compatibility, extensions in the object model ActiveField and enhanced Model Editor.
Transient Electromagnetics with Circuits Connected
Combined field/circuit analysis introduced in QuickField 5.3 for AC magnetic problems is now extended to the transient electromagnetics. This formulation supports active and passive loads, end zone effects, complicated winding connections and may be effectively applied for the electric machine analysis as well as magnetic devices with solid (or thick) conductors. New postprocessing capabilities include in-depth time-domain analysis of the electric circuit attached to the magnetic field simulation domain.
Circuit Editor provides defining of the time-dependent field source parameters. Currents and voltages in the all branches of the circuit are then shown in the circuit calculator window and presented by plots.
LabelMover 2: connected circuit components variations and Tolerance Analysis
The new version of the simple tool for serial and parametrical calculations LabelMover is able to modify the component properties of the connected electric circuit as easy as the field model part sizes and physical properties.
One of the exciting features of the new LabelMover is its ability to perform the tolerance analysis, i.e. study of the result parameters variation caused by the manufacturing inaccuracies and unstable material properties. After the base QuickField problem is formulated and solved, it is possible to apply random changes to geometrical sizes and physical properties of some of its parts. LabelMover automatically generates series of QuickField calculations, and performs statistical analysis of the results. This tool may also be applied for estimation of the maximal possible deviation of input parameters providing the needed level of the system performance.
Compatibility with 64-bit versions of Windows XP and Windows 2003 Server
QuickField Setup program now transparently supports 64 bit versions of Windows XP x64 Edition and Windows 2003 Server x64 edition. 64-bit platform is recognized automatically, no actions are required from the end user.
Numerous enhancements in the Model Editor and ActiveField
Model Editor features new modes of drag-and-drop operations, faster refresh of the image displayed, better look-and-feel and improved image quality of printing and file saving.
QuickField's object model, called ActiveField now supports additional methods and properties related to the new analysis types and provides more possibilities to software developers using QuickField as a field model library.
QuickField Support website http://quickfield.com contains comprehensive information about QuickField software features and applications, examples, free Student’s version, list of international resellers and the automated ordering system. Visit it for additional information, or contact QuickField Support team by email email@example.com or phone +1 (877) 215 8688 (US/Canada), +45 6354 0080 (Europe).