Webinar: Multiphysics Simulation in Opera

Cobham Technical Services – Vector Fields Software and its product Opera have been at the forefront of finite element electromagnetic analysis for more than twenty-five years.

Opera is a general-purpose finite element software suite for the design and optimization of electromagnetic devices in two or three space dimensions. The software has been in continuous development since 1984, and its accuracy and capabilities for multiphysics analysis has made it a firm favourite in both scientific and industrial communities. The ability to couple electromagnetic analysis to built-in thermal and stress solutions, along with drive circuits, mechanical drives and system representations allows in-depth analysis. Remove assumptions and bottlenecks from your design process and deliver right-first-time products.

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Webinar: Introduction to Rotating Electrical Machine Design using Opera

Webinar: Introduction to Rotating Electrical Machine Design using Opera

Today’s designers of rotating electrical machines are being pressured to deliver more efficient, robust and innovative motors and generators in ever-shortening timescales. In this webinar Cobham Technical Services – Vector Fields Software will show how the Opera Suite can be used to deliver the accuracy of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) with the ease-of-use of analytical design packages.

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Introduction to commutating DC permanent magnet machine

Introduction to ME2D – Commutated DC Permanent Magnet Machine Finite Element Model Construction & Analysis

Introductory video showing the use of the two dimensional machines environment (ME2D) with Opera-2d in building, simulating and post-processing a parametric model of a switched reluctance machine.

The environments provide ready-made generic designs, together with application-specific data entry and advanced optimization techniques, all expressed in the language of the application.

The environments provide a strategic framework for the design, analysis and optimization of your electrical products.

The advanced facilities can boost the productivity of your engineers and get your design to market with reduced time and cost.

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3D support optimises power of innovative motor and generator electromagnetic design tool

Cobham Technical Services is launching a 3D version of its rapid electromagnetic design tool for rotating electrical machines – the Advanced Machines Environment. The new software combines the extreme accuracy of finite-element analysis (FEA) simulation with a design entry system that creates full 3D models of electric motors or generators within minutes.

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(De-) Magnetization in Service

(De-) Magnetisation In Service

Presentation from 2009 covering several different machine geometries and magnetisation/demagnetisation principles.

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Innovative electromagnetic design tool for motors and generators is extended with new ready-to-use models and hysteresis solver

provides ultra-fast design entry for powerful FEA electromagnetic simulation

At CWIEME, Cobham Technical Services is releasing a new version of its Vector Fields Software tool for designing rotating electrical machinery. The electromagnetic simulation software combines the accuracy of virtual prototyping using finite-element analysis with a rapid front-end design tool that allows users to create models of motors and generators in minutes — allowing users to achieve radical new levels of development productivity.

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Electromagnetic simulation advance helps electrical machinery designers to achieve ultimate efficiency

Vector Fields, a part of Cobham plc, has extended the accuracy of its Opera electromagnetic simulator for electrical machinery applications with a new finite-element hysteresis solver for soft magnetic materials. Believed to be unique, the new Hysteresis Solver provides designers of motors, generators and other electrical machinery with an accurate means of accounting for losses and predicting performance changes due to hysteresis effects in the specialty electrical steels that are increasingly being used to enhance machine efficiency.

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