Quick Finite Elements for Electromagnetic Waves

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Artech House, 2009 - Electric engineering - 289 pages
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This practical book and accompanying software enables you to quickly and easily work out challenging microwave engineering and high-frequency electromagnetic problems using the finite element method (FEM) Using clear, concise text and dozens of real-world application examples, the book provides a detailed description of FEM implementation, while the software provides the code and tools needed to solve the three major types of EM problems: guided propagation, scattering, and radiation.
 

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Contents

Getting Started Shielded Microstrip Lines
3
Preprocessing
7
Building Element Matrices
12
Assembling the Global Matrix
15
Minimizing the Functional
17
Postprocessing
19
16 Variational or Projective?
22
References
23
54 Some Examples
118
55 Disc Content
125
References
126
Scattering and Antennas Absorbing Boundary Conditions
129
61 Analytic ABC
130
Formulation with Analytic ABC
132
Implementation
134
64 The Concept of Perfectly Matched Anisotropic Absorber
136

Tools
25
211 Input Geometry Description File
26
212 Output Description File
30
213 Mesh Regularization
32
214 Numbering Optimization
33
22 Element Matrices
35
221 Nodal Elements
36
222 Vector Elements
44
23 Global Matrices
46
231 The Band Storage Mode
47
232 The Sparse Storage Mods
48
24 Solving the Entire Problem
49
26 The Matlab Framework
51
261 Using the Interface
53
262 The Data Framework
54
263 How to Code Yourself
55
27 Disc Description and Installation
56
272 Matlab Framework
57
Microwave Guiding Structures Characterization
59
32 Inhomogeneous Waveguides
64
Formulation
65
34 Numerical Implementation
69
Waveguides
71
36 Some Examples
74
37 Disc Content
80
References
81
Microwave Guiding Structures Devices and Circuits
83
HPlane Case
84
EPlane Case
87
43 Implementation
89
44 The Code EHDEV
92
45 Some Examples
96
46 Disc Content
101
462 MATLAB
102
References
103
Scattering and Antennas Hybrid Methods
105
Formulation
107
52 Numerical Implementation
114
53 The Code GRATING
116
Formulation Using PMA
140
66 PMA Implementation
143
67 The Code CYL
144
Some Examples
146
69 The Code OWG
149
Some Examples
152
611 Disc Content
158
6111 FORTRAN
159
6112 Matlab
160
Three Dimensions
163
Finite Elements in Three Dimensions
165
711 Input Geometry Description File
166
712 Output Mesh Description File
170
72 Element Matrices
172
721 Nodal Elements
174
722 Vector Elements
181
73 Global Matrices
186
75 Disc Content
188
References
189
Resonant Cavities
191
82 Numerical Implementation
197
83 The Code Cavity
198
Some Examples
200
85 Disc Content
208
Waveguide Devices
211
92 Numerical Implementaion
219
93 The Code WDEV
223
94 Some Examples
230
95 Disc Content
236
To Probe Further
239
Selected Bibliography
241
102 Scientific Literature
243
1022 Microwave Circuits and Devices
245
1023 Radial Propagation
247
103 Advanced Topics and Methodologies in Finite Elements
250
References
253
About the Authors
275
Index
279
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Pelosi is an Associate Professor in the department of electronic engineering at the University of Florence.

Coccioli is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of California.

Selleri is a visiting Professor at the University of Nice-Sophia-Antipolis.

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