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Ansys Maxwell Getting Started (Self-paced
Learning Available)

Course Overview

Ansys Maxwell provides solutions for many types of analyses including DC conduction, frequency domain, time domain, electrostatic and optimization studies.

Ansys Maxwell is an intuitive mechanical analysis tool that allows creating or importing the geometry from a number of different CAD systems. It can be used to verify product performance and integrity from the concept phase through the various product design and development phases.

The use of Ansys Maxwell accelerates product development by providing rapid feedback on multiple design scenarios, which reduces the need for multiple prototypes and product testing iterations.


  • A general knowledge of electromagnetic phenomena is recommended.
  • There are no required prerequisites for experience in using simulation software.

Target Audience

Engineers and Designers

Teaching Method

Lectures and computer practical sessions to validate acquired knowledge. A training certificate is provided to all attendees who complete the course.

Learning Path


Learning Outcome

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Overview of GUI, File Structure, Meshing, Boundary Conditions and Excitations
  • Understanding differences between static solvers AC/DC Conduction, Eddy Current and Electrostatic analysis
  • Understanding Magnetic/Electric transient solver usage including Motion, Excitations, Parameters and Loss models
  • Know how to set up parametric models for variation studies and also post processing both graphically and through plots and reports

Available Dates

Date / Time Duration Event Type Location Language Course Cost Registration
June 17, 2021
10:00 - 17:00   JST (GMT +10)
1 Day
June 17
Virtual Virtual-WebEx Japanese 57000 JPY REGISTER
July 7, 2021
15:00 - 17:00   CEST (GMT +1)
2 Sessions
Jul 7-8
Virtual Virtual - WebEx English Subscription Only REGISTER
July 19, 2021
11:00 - 13:00    EST (GMT -5)
2 Sessions
Jul 19-20
Virtual Virtual - WebEx English Subscription Only REGISTER
October 18, 2021
11:00 - 13:00    EST (GMT -5)
2 Sessions
Oct 18-19
Virtual Virtual - WebEx English Subscription Only REGISTER
December 1, 2021
10:00 - 12:00   CET (GMT +1)
2 Sessions
Dec 1-2
Virtual Virtual - WebEx English Subscription Only 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 workshops and lectures. For virtual training, this course is covered over 2 x 2 hour sessions, lectures only.

  • Introduction to Maxwell
  • Modeling
  • Geometry and Import
  • Materials, Boundaries, Sources
  • Parametrization
  • Adaptive meshing
  • Magnetostatic solution
  • Inductance calculation
  • Postprocessing 1
  • Workshop 1: Magnetostatic Analysis
  • Eddy current (frequency domain)
  • Electrostatic
  • DC conduction and AC conduction
  • Workshop 2: Electrostatic Analysis
  • Workshop 3: Eddy Current Analysis
  • Magneto- and Electrotransient
  • Eddy effects and losses
  • Sources, windings and external circuit
  • Mesh operations and linking
  • Workshop 4: Magnetotransient analysis including mesh operations
  • Postprocessing 2
  • Reports and solution data
  • Field overlays and Fields Calculator
  • Parametrics, Optimization and Sensitivity
  • Workshop 5: Postprocessing
  • Workshop 6: Parametric Analysis
  • Modeling (RMxprt and UDPs) 
  • Rotational Motion 
  • Losses (Core, Magnet, Bar, Winding) 
  • Workshop 7: PMSM Example 
  • Modeling 
  • Parametric magnetostatic analysis 
  • Translational motion 
  • Losses 
  • Workshop 8: Solenoid Example 
  • Modeling 
  • Losses 
  • Switch mode excitation 
  • Workshop 9: Transformer Example using eddy current and transient 
  • Workbench introduction 
  • Coupling capabilities 
  • Workshop 10: Electromagnetic – Mechanical coupling 
  • Workshop 11: Electromagnetic – Thermal coupling