The Finite Element Method for Electromagnetic Modeling
November 2008, Wiley-ISTE
Chapters 1 to 4 present general 2D and 3D static and dynamic formulations by the use of scalar and vector unknowns and adapted interpolations for the fields (nodal, edge, face or volume).
Chapter 5 is dedicated to the presentation of different macroscopic behavior laws of materials and their implementation in a finite element context: anisotropy and hysteretic properties for magnetic sheets, iron losses, non-linear permanent magnets and superconductors.
More specific formulations are then proposed: the modeling of thin regions when finite elements become misfit (Chapter 6), infinite domains by using geometrical transformations (Chapter 7), the coupling of 2D and 3D formulations with circuit equations (Chapter 8), taking into account the movement, particularly in the presence of Eddy currents (Chapter 9) and an original approach for the treatment of geometrical symmetries when the sources are not symmetric (Chapter 10).
Chapters 11 to 13 are devoted to coupled problems: magneto-thermal coupling for induction heating, magneto-mechanical coupling by introducing the notion of strong and weak coupling and magneto-hydrodynamical coupling focusing on electromagnetic instabilities in fluid conductors.
Chapter 14 presents different meshing methods in the context of electromagnetism (presence of air) and introduces self-adaptive mesh refinement procedures. Optimization techniques are then covered in Chapter 15, with the adaptation of deterministic and probabilistic methods to the numerical finite element environment.
Chapter 16 presents a variational approach of electromagnetism, showing how Maxwell equations are derived from thermodynamic principles.
Chapter 2. Static formulations, P. Dular (F. Piriou).
Chapter 3. Dynamic formulations (Z. Ren, F. Bouillault).
Chapter 4. Mixed formulations (B. Bandelier, F. Rioux).
Chapter 5. Material behavior laws (F. Ossart, F. Bouillault, A. Lebouc, G. Meunier, F. Piriou).
Chapter 6. Thin regions (C. Guerin).
Chapter 7. Infinite domain (X. Brunotte).
Chapter 8. Circuit equations coupled problems (G. Meunier, Y. Lefevre, P. Lombard, Y. Lefloch).
Chapter 9. Movement (V. Leconte).
Chapter 10. Symmetrical components in field problems (J. Lobry, E. Nens, C. Broche).
Chapter 11. Magneto-thermal coupling (M. Feliachi, J. Fouladgar).
Chapter 12. Magneto-mechanical coupling (Y. Lefevre, G. Reyne).
Chapter 13. Magneto-hydro-dynamical coupling (F. Plunian, P. Masse).
Chapter 14. Mesh generation (Y. Du Terrail Couvat, F.X. Zgainski, Y. Marechal).
Chapter 15. Optimization (J.L. Coulomb).
Chapter 16. From thermodynamic principles to Maxwell equations (V. Mazauric).
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