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Ansys HFSS Getting Started (Self-paced Learning Available)

Course Overview

The HFSS Getting Started course introduces the Ansys Electronic Desktop and familiarizes brand new HFSS users with the graphical user interface (GUI) and all of the steps in the HFSS workflow: geometry construction, boundaries and simulation space, wave and lumped ports, solution setup, frequency sweep, and post processing.  The course is hands-on, with about 60% of the time dedicated to simulation workshops and 40% dedicated to learning content and question and answer.  The HFSS Getting Started course also introduces high performance computing and parameterized sweeps and optimization in the HFSS Optimetrics package.  The focus of the course is RF and microwave, including filter, microstrip and waveguide structures.  Post processing focuses on S-parameter plots and field overlays on geometry.


  • A technical education and/or background in high frequency electromagnetics is recommended but having an engineering degree is not required.
  • Familiarity with transmission lines, waveguides, and scattering parameters (S-parameters)

Target Audience

Engineers and Designers

Teaching Method

Lectures and computer practical sessions to validate acquired knowledge.

Learning Path


Learning Outcome

Currently, no Learning Outcome available.

 Available Dates

DATE / TIME Duration Event Type Location Language Course cost Registration
June 22-23, 2021
10:00 - 17:00 KST (GMT +9)
2 Days
Jun 22-23
Live Seoul, South Korea Korean 736000 KRW REGISTER
July 6, 2021
09:30 - 16:30 CST (GMT +8)
1 Day
Jul 6
Live Hsinchu, Taiwan Chinese 19500 TWD REGISTER
August 27, 2021
09:30 - 16:30 CST (GMT +8)
1 Day
Aug 27
Live Taipei, Taiwan Chinese 19500 TWD REGISTER

Learning Options

Training materials for this course are available with an Ansys Learning Hub Subscription. If there is no active public schedule available, private training can be arranged. 

Self-paced Learning 

Complete a class on your own schedule at your own pace. Scope is equivalent to Instructor led classes. Includes video lecture, workshops and input files. All our Self-Paced video courses are only available with an Ansys Learning Hub subscription.



This is a 1 day classroom course covering both tutorials and workshops. For virtual training, this course is covered over 3 x 2 hour sessions, combining lectures, some workshop demonstrations, and question and answer discussions.

Day 1

  • Introduction to Ansys and the Ansys Electronic Desktop (AEDT)
  • Introduction to HFSS FEM (finite element method)
  • Workshop: Coaxially-fed band pass filter
  • Boundaries and Simulation Space
  • Workshop: Patch antenna open region boundary
  • Solution Setup Workshop: SMA-Microstrip stub simulation
  • Post Processing
  • Workshop: Patch antenna S-parameters and fields
  • Parameterized Geometry Construction
  • Workshop: Microstrip bend geometry
  • Lumped and Wave Ports
  • Workshop: Microstrip bend ports
  • HPC (High Performance Computing) and Optimetrics
  • Workshop: Parameter Sweep