Ansys 18.2 includes a new visual ray tracing capability in the electromagnetics suite. Is reportedly ideal for antenna placement studies and radar scattering simulations.
RF Link Analysis is available for modeling quality of wireless links in the presence of electromagnetic interference (EMI) and radio frequency interference (RFI). Wireless propagation loss models for outdoor and indoor scenarios include effects such as rain, atmospheric absorption, building structure absorption and statistical signal fading models for urban settings. Includes Phi meshing technology in the HFSS 3-D environment. Has an automated flow for multi-level, high-performance computing. Provides automated setup of drop test simulations. Introduces systems for engineers to study occurrence of vibro acoustics. Topology optimization has new manufacturing controls. Polyhedral unstructured mesh adaptation (PUMA) automatically refines mesh to resolve fine details while leaving coarser mesh in place elsewhere. Integrates medini analyze with SCADE Architect. Medini analyze now supports transient failure analysis in the systems suite. AIM now supports topology optimization to obtain the ideal strength-to-weight ratio of structural bodies and recommend optimal shapes. SpaceClaim enhances transfer of shared topology data for downstream simulation and speeds up model inspection operations for manufacturing processes like 3-D printing, molding or casting.
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