FEMAG: A High Performance Parallel Finite Element Toolbox for Electromagnetic Computations
International Journal of Energy and Power Engineering
Volume 5, Issue 1-1, February 2016, Pages: 57-64
Received: Nov. 9, 2015; Accepted: Nov. 9, 2015; Published: Nov. 30, 2015
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Tao Cui, National Center for Mathematics and Interdisciplinary Sciences, State Key Laboratory of Scientific and Engineering Computing, Institute of Computational Mathematics and Scientific/Engineering Computing, Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Xue Jiang, Department of Mathematics, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing, China
Weiying Zheng, National Center for Mathematics and Interdisciplinary Sciences, State Key Laboratory of Scientific and Engineering Computing, Institute of Computational Mathematics and Scientific/Engineering Computing, Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
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Abstract
This paper presents a parallel finite element toolbox for computing large electromagnetic devices on unstructured tetrahedral meshes, FEMAG—Fem for ElectroMagnetics on Adaptive Grids. The finite element toolbox deals with unstructured tetrahedral meshes and can solve electromagnetic eddy current problems in both frequency domain and time domain. It adopts high-order edge element methods and refines the mesh adaptively based on reliable and efficient finite element a posteriori error estimates. We demonstrate the competitive performance of FEMAG by extensive numerical experiments, including TEAM (Testing Electromagnetic Analysis Methods) Problem 21 and the simulation for a single-phase power transformer.
Keywords
FEMAG, Eddy Current Problem, Adaptive Finite Element Method, Parallel Computation, Large Electromagnetic Device
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Tao Cui, Xue Jiang, Weiying Zheng, FEMAG: A High Performance Parallel Finite Element Toolbox for Electromagnetic Computations, International Journal of Energy and Power Engineering. Special Issue: Numerical Analysis, Material Modeling and Validation for Magnetic Losses in Electromagnetic Devices. Vol. 5, No. 1-1, 2016, pp. 57-64. doi: 10.11648/j.ijepe.s.2016050101.19
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