Post-Processing Using Ansys HFSS — Lesson 4

Good results are a reward for your hard work. This lesson teaches how results and field plots can be viewed post-simulation in Ansys HFSS.

This lesson consists of one lecture and two workshops.

This lecture covers the theoretical aspects of various plots and field patterns. It tells how S parameters can be plotted and compared. It also shows how field quantities like electric field, magnetic field, surface currents, etc., can be overlaid on the design geometry for better interpretation.


Workshop 4.1

This workshop covers the simulation aspects of the S parameter and fields of a coax tee. The outline for this workshop is as follows:
open AEDT >> open coax tee design >> simulate it >> plot S parameter for all three ports >> select design geometry >> plot electric field


Workshop 4.2

This workshop covers the simulation aspects of the Smith chart and field plots for the patch antenna. The outline for this workshop is as follows:
open AEDT >> open previously simulated rect inset fed patch antenna design >> create S parameter Smith chart >> select geometry >> plot electric field


Simulation Files

Download the necessary simulation files here.