ANSYS Maxwell Low Frequency Electromagnetic Field Simulation

ANSYS Maxwell

ANSYS Maxwell is the industry-leading electromagnetic field simulation software for the design and analysis of electric motors, actuators, sensors, transformers and other electromagnetic and electromechanical devices. With Maxwell, you can precisely characterize the nonlinear, transient motion of electromechanical components and their effects on the drive circuit and control system design. By leveraging Maxwell’s advanced electromagnetic field solvers and seamlessly linking them to the integrated circuit and systems simulation technology, you can understand the performance of electromechanical systems long before building a prototype in hardware. This virtual electromagnetic lab gives you an important competitive advantage with faster time to market, reduced costs and improved system performance.

Maxwell includes the following solvers:

  • Magnetic transient with rigid motion
  • AC electromagnetic
  • Magnetostatic
  • Electrostatic
  • DC conduction
  • Electric transient
  • Expert design interfaces for electric machines and transformers
  • Simplorer (circuit and system simulation)


Low Frequency Electromagnetic Field Simulation

You can simulate magnetic transients with motion, AC electromagnetic, magnetostatic, electrostatic, DC conduction and electric transient applications.

Low-Frequency Electromagnetic Field Simulation
Automatic, Adaptive Meshing

Get answers with user-specified accuracy with minimal setup effort or manual intervention with the mesh process.

Automatic Adaptive Meshing
High-Performance Computing

Solve bigger, faster and higher fidelity simulations with our groundbreaking HPC methodologies, which are optimized for single multicore machines and scalable to take advantage of full cluster power.

High-Performance Computing
Multidomain System Modeling

Integrated modeling capability to analyze electromagnetic components within a systems environment

Multidomain Systems Simulation

Simulate deformation, temperature distribution, vibration and more by leveraging Maxwell’s links to the full ANSYS engineering portfolio.

Expert Design Interfaces

You can utilize design interfaces to create models for electric machines, transformers and inductors from an easy-to-use template-based interface.

Expert Design Interfaces

Enables you to quickly identify optimal values for critical design parameters and perform detailed sensitivity and statistical analysis.

Optimetrics Capability
Advanced Electromagnetic Material Modeling

You can simulate core loss, hysteresis, magnetostriction and temperature-dependent permanent magnets.

Advanced Electromagnetic Material Modeling
GRANTA Materials Data for Simulation

Easy access to the materials including electromagnetic properties, in addition to mechanical and thermal properties from within the ANSYS Electronics Desktop.

GRANTA Materials Data for Simulation
Network Data Explorer

Network Data Explorer provides visualization, analysis and manipulation tools for network data.

Network Data Explorer
Electronics Desktop

Unified platform for electromagnetic, electromechanical, circuit and system simulation. HFSS, Maxwell, Q3D Extractor, Icepak and Simplorer are built into the Electronics Desktop, which serves as a universal pre- and post- processor for these tools.

Electronics Desktop Capability
ANSYS Maxwell Packages

Software package that includes ANSYS Maxwell, Electronics Pro 2D and additional capabilities.

ANSYS Maxwell Packages Capability


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