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QuickField Analysis for High Voltage Applications

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QuickField Analysis for High Voltage Applications

High voltage insulation can be very important in a variety of commercial, scientific, and defense oriented applications. These include lasers, radar systems, particle accelerators, sterilization and medical applications, etc. QuickField can be a powerful tool in predicting potential HV insulation issues during the design phase and avoiding them during the hardware assembly and testing periods when costly design changes and mitigation techniques might be necessary. This webinar will cover a few design examples and show how QuickField can be used in this manner, presented by Mr. Richard Ness, Senior member of the IEEE and Technical Chair for the upcoming IEEE Power Modulator Conference in 2010.

  • Watch recorded webinar parts:


    1. Model class and finite element meshing with QuickField

    2. RG 220 coaxial cable

    3. Parallel plates

    4. Standoff insulator design D-702

    5. Two spheres

    6. Rogowski profile electrodes

    7. Coaxial cable optimization

    8. Cylinder to plane series analysis with LabelMover
  • Watch online on YouTube:
    Part 1. QuickField multiphysical tool overview.
    Part 2. Richard Ness' experience. Overview of high-voltage challenge.
    Part 3. Finite elements versus analytical simulations. Sample problem Cable RG220.
    Part 4. Simulations of parallel planes and insulators.
    Part 5. High voltage spark gap, special electrode design.
    Part 6. ActiveField as QuickField API. Iterative simulations. LabelMover tool.
  • Read presentation (in PDF format).
  • Download simulation examples:
    RG 220 coaxial cable insulation
    Cable insulation optimization with LabelMover.

    PCB design with QuickField