Ansys Electronics Desktop (AEDT) provides a comprehensive environment for the design and analysis of electronic components. AEDT offers multiple design types that are required to do a full system analysis. Ansys HFSS, a high-frequency simulation software used for the design and analysis of high-frequency electromagnetic components, is one of the design types integrated in AEDT. HFSS offers various solvers for various applications. It provides a wide variety of reports ranging from 2D rectangular plots to 3D field plots inside complex geometries to help in understanding electromagnetic concepts.
Ansys HFSS can be used to design simple or complex simulation models. This course provides the step-by-step procedures required for analysis using AEDT Student version, but it is the same procedure used for the commercial version also. More details about this student version can be found here.
In this course, we will demonstrate the analysis of different types of waveguides — a simple waveguide, a stacked waveguide, twist and bent waveguides — using the WR-15 standard waveguide as an example.
Before you get started with the "Intro to Ansys HFSS" course, you may want to watch why an electromagnetic simulation is important to visualize the electric and magnetic fields and how electromagnetic simulation helps to understand the characteristics of electronics and wireless devices and systems.