Posts by program

Aether

  1. Aether: Tell us what features you want (April 25th, 2008)
  2. Electromagnetic busywork (April 28th, 2008)
  3. Calculating resonant modes with Aether (June 1st, 2008)
  4. Resonant frequency and Q of a loaded klystron output cavity (June 11th, 2008)
  5. Using Aether for eddy current problems (June 17th, 2008)
  6. Simulating a pulsed-power system with Aether (July 14th, 2008)
  7. Static fields in a dynamic code (July 22nd, 2008)
  8. Fields and Q factor for a high-power, annular beam klystron (August 19th, 2008)
  9. Vector tools in Aether 2.0 (February 21st, 2009)
  10. 2D/3D simulations of microwave heating in resonant cavities (December 14th, 2013)

EMP

  1. Electromagnetic busywork (April 28th, 2008)
  2. Using Aether for eddy current problems (June 17th, 2008)
  3. Setting recorded quantities in TriComp programs (January 15th, 2009)

EStat

  1. Floating electrodes in electric-field calculations (March 29th, 2008)
  2. Combining dielectrics and conductors in electrostatic solutions (May 29th, 2008)
  3. Numerical calibration of a capacitive voltage probe (June 4th, 2008)
  4. Surface electric -field listing (October 12th, 2008)
  5. Floating potential of an open region (October 22nd, 2008)
  6. HiPhi boundary input from EStat (November 23rd, 2008)
  7. Setting boundaries in electrostatic solutions (December 11th, 2008)
  8. Edges in electrostatics (December 18th, 2008)
  9. Setting recorded quantities in TriComp programs (January 15th, 2009)
  10. Theory and applications of the Maxwell stress tensor (March 16th, 2010)
  11. Minimizing electric field on coaxial electrodes (February 7th, 2011)
  12. Conductive-type electrostatic solutions (January 16th, 2013)
  13. Gas breakdown theory (February 19th, 2013)

FEBuilder

  1. RPN (August 2nd, 2009)
  2. Magnetic force field in a conformable postprocessor (September 10th, 2009)

GamBet

  1. X-ray target optimization and forward dose calculation (1) (May 26th, 2008)
  2. X-ray target optimization and forward dose calculation (2) (May 27th, 2008)
  3. Electron backscatter at low incident energy (February 4th, 2009)
  4. Surface interactions in GamBet calculations (April 22nd, 2009)
  5. Penelope results for low-energy electron backscatter (June 5th, 2009)
  6. Multicore GamBet (February 6th, 2011)
  7. Monte Carlo code particle filtering (February 24th, 2011)
  8. Interaction forcing in GamBet (April 13th, 2011)
  9. Parallel computing in GamBet (May 28th, 2014)

Geometer

  1. 3D STL View Utility for Geometer (June 30th, 2009)
  2. Problem STL files (July 7, 2009)
  3. Improved extrusion model in Geometer/MetaMesh (September 2nd, 2011)

HeatWave

  1. Arrhenius rate integrals in computer thermal solutions (May 31st, 2008)
  2. Thermal flux on a surface in TDiff and HeatWave (October 8th, 2008)
  3. Scaling in thermal solutions (December 3rd, 2010)
  4. Internal voids in HeatWave (April 20th, 2013)
  5. 2D/3D simulations of microwave heating in resonant cavities (December 14th, 2013)

HiPhi

  1. Floating electrodes in electric-field calculations (March 29th, 2008)
  2. How do I know it works? (April 20, 2008)
  3. Techniques to find electrostatic forces (May 14th, 2008)
  4. Combining dielectrics and conductors in electrostatic solutions (May 29th, 2008)
  5. Numerical calibration of a capacitive voltage probe (June 4th, 2008)
  6. Floating potential of an open region (October 22nd, 2008)
  7. HiPhi boundary input from EStat (November 23rd, 2008)
  8. Setting boundaries in electrostatic solutions (December 11, 2008)
  9. Edges in electrostatics (December 18th, 2008)
  10. Node versus volume models in HiPhi solutions (April 20, 2009)
  11. Theory and applications of the Maxwell stress tensor (March 16th, 2010)
  12. Conductive-type electrostatic solutions (January 16th, 2013)
  13. Short circuit near a gas transmission line (January 20th, 2013)
  14. Gas breakdown theory (February 19th, 2013)

KB

  1. KB: matter at extreme conditions (November 4th, 2009)
  2. Electrical conductivity of metals at high temperature (July 31st, 2012)

Magnum

  1. Iron in magnetic-field calculations (1) (April 8th, 2008)
  2. Scaling in magnetic shielding calculations (April 22nd, 2008)
  3. How to calculate inductance (1) (April 29th, 2008)
  4. How to calculate inductance (2) (May 3rd, 2008)
  5. How to calculate inductance (3) (May 4th, 2008)
  6. Let’s make a refrigerator magnet (June 8th, 2008)
  7. Cosine coils in Magnum calculations (January 5th, 2009)
  8. Iron in magnetic-field calculations (2) (June 28th, 2008)
  9. Comparing Magnum to Maxwell3D and CST EM Studio (March 28th, 2009)
  10. Permanent magnetic material data for PerMag and Magnum (May 23rd, 2009)
  11. Magnetic force field in a conformable postprocessor (September 10th, 2009)
  12. Magnum in parallel (September 22nd, 2009)
  13. Comparative shopping (October 5th, 2009)
  14. Mind over numbers (March 15th, 2010)
  15. Theory and applications of the Maxwell stress tensor (March 16th, 2010)
  16. Expanded plot features in MagWinder (July 15th, 2010)
  17. Graphical coil display in MagView (October 31, 2010)
  18. Symmetry boundaries in Magnum (November 13th, 2010)
  19. Steel 1008 and 1018 BH curves (December 15th, 2010)
  20. Saturation curves for common soft magnetic materials (December 19th, 2010)
  21. Modeling a sectored radial magnet with Magnum (January 19th, 2011)
  22. Modeling laminated cores in Magnum and PerMag (April 25th, 2011)
  23. Using Magnum to calculate flux coupling (July 12th, 2011)
  24. Counter-intuition in permanent magnet circuits (September 13th, 2011)
  25. Creating a coil box with MagWinder (February 25th, 2012)
  26. Reflection of Magnum solutions (September 1st, 2012)
  27. Field exclusion in Magnum (July 29th, 2013)

Mapper

  1. FTabTool update (April 4th, 2008)
  2. Porting field information to OmniTrak with Mapper (July 2, 2008)
  3. Mapper: creating field maps from midplane data (March 10th, 2014)

Mesh

  1. 2D mesh generation with DXF import (April 4th, 2008)
  2. Creating DXF files for Mesh (November 19th, 2008)
  3. Fixing an electron emission surface (June 11th, 2009)
  4. Visualizing mesh construction (June 1st, 2010)
  5. New CAD editor compatible with Mesh (June 22nd, 2010)
  6. Sharing dimensions of Mesh setups (March 30th, 2012)
  7. Using a spreadsheet for Mesh input (March 22nd, 2011)
  8. Trimming geometries with the Mesh Drawing Editor (December 4th, 2012)

MetaMesh

  1. Three-dimensional models of biological structures (April 17th, 2008)
  2. Holes and other pitfalls in MetaMesh (April 24th, 2008)
  3. How many elements? (July 8th, 2008)
  4. MetaMesh import from SolidWorks and Alibre (January 6th, 2009)
  5. Problem STL files (July 7, 2009)
  6. Bulletproof 3D CAD import (February 16th, 2010)
  7. Saved Views in MetaMesh and the AMaze postprocessors (July 25th, 2010)
  8. Using Solidworks with MetaMesh (November 26th, 2010)
  9. Automatic 3D meshing of printed circuits (August 8th, 2011)
  10. Improved extrusion model in Geometer/MetaMesh (September 2nd, 2011)
  11. Building a rounded box with MetaMesh (February 1st, 2013)

OmniTrak

  1. Modeling electron field emission (April 4th, 2008)
  2. Mystery particle stopping in OmniTrak (March 29th, 2008)
  3. Setting a time step for electrons in a strong magnetic field (April 19th, 2008)
  4. Porting field information to OmniTrak with Mapper (July 2, 2008)
  5. Dual voltage modulations in OmniTrak (November 16th, 2008)
  6. Tiny gyroradii and the sorrows of tech help (September 24th, 2010)
  7. Designing electron sheet-beam injectors with OmniTrak (November 20th, 2010)
  8. Sheet beams for the People (December 12th, 2010)
  9. Modeling a cathode/focus-electrode gap with OmniTrak (August 1st, 2011)
  10. Space-charge-limited flow from a thermionic source (July 15th, 2012)
  11. Thermal effects in space-charge-limited flow (July 22nd, 2012)
  12. Trajectories that stop unexpectedly in Trak and OmniTrak (November 10th, 2012)
  13. Transparent electrodes in OmniTrak (April 13th, 2013)
  14. Multistage calculations in Trak and OmniTrak (October 14th, 2013)
  15. Improvements: OmniTrak CircBeam and RectBeam tools (October 31st, 2013)
  16. Cathode temperature in Trak and OmniTrak (November 26th, 2013)
  17. Using two-dimensional field solutions in OmniTrak (March 22nd, 2014)

PerMag

  1. Iron in magnetic-field calculations (1) (April 8th, 2008)
  2. Scaling in magnetic shielding calculations (April 22nd, 2008)
  3. How to calculate inductance (1) (April 29th, 2008)
  4. How to calculate inductance (2) (May 3rd, 2008)
  5. How to calculate inductance (3) (May 4th, 2008)
  6. Iron in magnetic-field calculations (2) (June 28th, 2008)
  7. Setting recorded quantities in TriComp programs (January 15th, 2009)
  8. Permanent magnetic material data for PerMag and Magnum (May 23rd, 2009)
  9. Theory and applications of the Maxwell stress tensor (March 16th, 2010)
  10. Calculating inductance from magnetic field solutions (July 9th, 2010)
  11. Case study of a high-current electron beam system (July 31st, 2010)
  12. Steel 1008 and 1018 BH curves (December 15th, 2010)
  13. Saturation curves for common soft magnetic materials (December 19th, 2010)
  14. Modeling laminated cores in Magnum and PerMag (April 25th, 2011)
  15. Counter-intuition in permanent magnet circuits (September 13th, 2011)

Pulse

  1. Using Aether for eddy current problems (June 17th, 2008)
  2. Setting recorded quantities in TriComp programs (January 15th, 2009)

SATE

  1. Resources for electromagnetic education
  2. Projects and exercises for electrostatics
  3. Projects and exercises for magnetostatics
  4. SATE Example 01: Capacitance per length of a transmission line
  5. SATE Example 02: Why iron?

TDiff

  1. Arrhenius rate integrals in computer thermal solutions (May 31st, 2008)
  2. Thermal flux on a surface in TDiff and HeatWave (October 8th, 2008)
  3. Setting recorded quantities in TriComp programs (January 15th, 2009)
  4. Scaling in thermal solutions (December 3rd, 2010)
  5. 2D/3D simulations of microwave heating in resonant cavities (December 14th, 2013)

Trak

  1. Modeling electron field emission (April 4th, 2008)
  2. Setting a time step for electrons in a strong magnetic field (April 19th, 2008)
  3. Current-density distributions in Trak (May 19, 2008)
  4. Strange orbits in Trak (September 6th, 2008)
  5. Fixing an electron emission surface (June 11th, 2009)
  6. Emission surfaces in Trak (April 18th, 2010)
  7. Emittance of a circular beam (April 23rd, 2010)
  8. Tutorial: electron gun design with Trak (July 12, 2010)
  9. Case study of a high-current electron beam system (July 31st, 2010)
  10. Tiny gyroradii and the sorrows of tech help (September 24th, 2010)
  11. Universal high-flux electron gun design (October 29th, 2010)
  12. Sheet beams for the People (December 12th, 2010)
  13. Space-charge-limited flow from a thermionic source (July 15th, 2012)
  14. Thermal effects in space-charge-limited flow (July 22nd, 2012)
  15. Trajectories that stop unexpectedly in Trak and OmniTrak (November 10th, 2012)
  16. Ion extraction from a plasma at an aperture (December 5th, 2012)
  17. Modeling a liquid-metal ion source with Trak (December 17th, 2012)
  18. Multistage calculations in Trak and OmniTrak (October 14th, 2013)
  19. Cathode temperature in Trak and OmniTrak (November 26th, 2013)
  20. Multiple particle species in Trak (January 28th, 2014)
  21. Custom trajectory color-coding in Trak (February 26th, 2014)

WaveSim

  1. Resonant frequency and Q of a loaded klystron output cavity (June 11th, 2008)
  2. When all else fails, do it right (February 6th, 2009)
  3. WaveSim boundary rules (February 9th, 2009)
  4. 2D/3D simulations of microwave heating in resonant cavities (December 14th, 2013)

All programs

  1. Help help (April 9th, 2008)
  2. How do I know it works? (April 20, 2008)
  3. Expanded tech support (July 16th, 2008)
  4. Software training videos (October 11th, 2008)
  5. Automatic solution control with Perl (October 22nd, 2008)
  6. Example library improvements (November 3rd, 2008)
  7. A Tale of Two Tech Helps (December 17th, 2008)
  8. Why does it run so slow? (February 1st, 2009)
  9. New tutorial library (May 5th, 2009)
  10. The Lassie effect (May 30th, 2009)
  11. Current articles in the tutorial library (July 20th, 2009)
  12. Magnetic force field in a conformable postprocessor (September 10th, 2009)
  13. Multiprocessor roadmap (September 18th, 2009)
  14. Comparative shopping (October 5th, 2009)
  15. Improved video tutorials (December 4th, 2009)
  16. Windows 7 compatibility (January 14th, 2010)
  17. Using postprocessor configuration files (February 8th, 2010)
  18. Mind over numbers (March 15th, 2010)
  19. Checking your multicore computer (March 28th, 2010)
  20. What’s new in TriComp 7.0? (June 8th, 2010)
  21. Advanced 3D graphics and movie capabilities (July 20th, 2010)
  22. Saved Views in MetaMesh and the AMaze postprocessors (July 25th, 2010)
  23. Improved 3D plotting (August 17th, 2010)
  24. Python versus Perl (August 26th, 2010)
  25. New program features: October 2010 (September 14th, 2010)
  26. Keeping your programs up to date (October 6th, 2010)
  27. Processing all Mesh files in a directory with Python (October 20th, 2010)
  28. Automatic movie generation in thermal and electromagnetic codes (November 2nd, 2010)
  29. Electric field for vacuum breakdown (February 12th, 2011)
  30. Plotting large meshes (March 8th, 2011)
  31. Using a spreadsheet for Mesh input (March 22nd, 2011)
  32. Large mesh plots revisited: program-not-responding (April 5th, 2011)
  33. Multitasking made easy (January 3rd, 2012)
  34. Rules for coordinate units (July 4th, 2012)
  35. Creating a Maxwell-Boltzmann particle distribution (July 19, 2012)
  36. Is it easy to use? (September 17th, 2012)
  37. Squaring the screen (November 5th, 2013)
  38. Parallel processing optimization (July 3, 2014)
  39. To mesh or not the mesh (August 28th, 2014)

Windows programs and utilities

  1. Using the ConTEXT text editor (April 6th, 2008)
  2. Seize the disk! (April 17th, 2008)
  3. Discovering your inner DOS (Part 1: The terminal) (April 20th, 2008)
  4. Discovering your inner DOS (Part 2. Background runs and batch files) (April 21st, 2008)
  5. Toss the word processor (1) (May 20th, 2008)
  6. Toss the word processor (2) (May 21st, 2008)
  7. Toss the word processor (3) (May 22nd, 2008)
  8. How much memory do you actually have? (June 21st, 2008)
  9. What computer to buy (November 7th, 2008)
  10. The fastest computer, revisited (April 9th, 2009)
  11. RPN (August 2nd, 2009)
  12. Tell a story (August 30, 2009)
  13. Essential freeware for scientists (September 14th, 2009)
  14. Free finite-element textbook (January 30th, 2010)
  15. Working on multiple computers (February 15th, 2010)
  16. Checking your multicore computer (March 28th, 2010)
  17. Using your laptop in your lap (April 4th, 2010)
  18. Soothing Windows irritants (April 29th, 2010)
  19. Numerical solution of transcendental equations (November 15th, 2010)
  20. Doing four things at once (January 14th, 2011)
  21. PDF bookmarks in Latex documents (February 15th, 2011)
  22. Large mesh plots revisited: program-not-responding (April 5th, 2011)
  23. Large FTP uploads (July 15th, 2011)
  24. Identifying a proxy server (July 28th, 2011)
  25. Website introduction video (October 13th, 2011)
  26. Measure anything on your computer screen (November 25th, 2011)
  27. Popup menus in RealBasic (December 3rd, 2011)
  28. Organizing data file sets (January 1st, 2013)
  29. Launching Windows programs and batch files in RealBasic (January 4th, 2013)
  30. Non-recursive directory tree assembly in RealBasic (March 6th, 2013)
  31. Making USB drive letters the same on all your computers (August 4th, 2013)
  32. How to make your computer sound like a typewriter (September 26th, 2013)
  33. Organizing your computer day (October 17th, 2013)
  34. HelpTags and ToolTips in RealBasic and Xojo (October 20th, 2013)
  35. Playing audio files in Firefox (November 16th, 2013)
  36. Using the ConTEXT text editor, update (January 22nd, 2014)
  37. Uniscale update (May 17th, 2014)
  38. Uniscale update, continued (May 30th, 2014)
  39. How to do anything in Xojo (May 30th, 2014)
  40. Converting video formats (June 10th, 2014)
  41. FP File Organizer: new feature (July 16th, 2014)
  42. How to make your computer sound like a typewrite, redux (August 11th, 2014)

Course: Electric and magnetic field calculations with finite-element methods

  1. Introduction (August 19th, 2014)
  2. Installing 2D electric-field software (August 20th, 2014)
  3. First 2D electrostatic solution (August 26th, 2014)
  4. Test electrostatic solution: building the mesh (August 28th, 2014)
  5. Test electrostatic solution: calculating and analyzing fields (August 29th, 2014)
  6. Test electrostatic solution: meshing and accuracy (August 31st, 2014)

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