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Multi field coupling
QuickField is capable of multiphysics analysis, where different field problems should be simulated together and the results of one analysis used as input data of other one. This second problem has to be defined on the same geometry model, and may take into account the calculated loads or field source distribution, as well as other manually defined loads and boundary conditions, usual for this type of field analysis.
You can combine several coupling types in one problem. E.g., after calculating currents distribution, electrostatic and magnetic fields as separate problems based on the same model file, you can calculate temperature distribution from Joule heat and then find stresses caused by temperature, magnetic and electric forces at together.
Following coupling types are supported (for 2D formulations only):
Source problem 
> Data> 
Destination problem. 
Source problem: 
DC magnetics 
Permeability 
Permeability 
Initial conditions 


Force [N] 
AC magnetics 



Joule heat [W] 
Joule heat [W] 
Force [N] 
Transient magnetics 


Initial conditions 
Joule heat [W] 
Joule heat [W] 
Force [N] 
Electrostatics 





Force [N] 
DC conduction 



Joule heat [W] 
Joule heat [W] 
Force [N] 
AC conduction 



Joule heat [W] 
Joule heat [W] 
Force [N] 
Transient electric 






Static heat transfer 

Temperature [T] 


Initial conditions 
Temperature [T] 
Transient heat transfer 

Temperature [T] 


Initial conditions 
Temperature [T] 
Stress Analysis 







DC magnetics 
AC magnetics 
Transient magnetics 
Static heat transfer 
Transient heat transfer 
Stress Analysis 

Destination problem 
See examples of Multiphysic problems:
Stress distribution in a long solenoid
Cylinder subject to temperature and pressure
Temperature distribution in an electric wire
Tokamak solenoid
Cable
Temperature distribution in the conducting sheet
