September 27, 2018 at 4:36 pmArne24Subscriber
I have a problem. I would like to develop a solenoid coil for my thesis. For this I use polylines to represent the windings. The X,Y,Z positions are given as variables. If I want to change the number of turns I have to add more lines. Is it possible to add more line elements to an existing polyline without adding a new polyline and unite them togehter? If I add a new polyline then the edges intersect and there is no nice corner (take a look at the picture).
Maybe you can help me. Thanks
September 27, 2018 at 6:59 pmPeter SeranoAnsys Employee
Hey Arne - I'd suggest using the "Draw Equation Based Curve" instead of making individual polylines.
Here you can find the equations to draw a helix for your solenoid model: http://mathworld.wolfram.com/Helix.html
This way you can parameterize the equation based line to account for the overall length, diameter, number of turns, and number of line segments per turn.
September 27, 2018 at 7:08 pmArne24Subscriber
I´ll try it out tomorrow and give you feedback.
September 28, 2018 at 10:49 amArne24Subscriber
i tried your way and seems to be a possible way for my problem. But the computing for your solution tooks a very long time.
It is still possible to add some new lines to an existing polyline? Respectively i would like to have a perfect connection (without the intersection - compare my picture) between the connected polylines. How is this possible? This is very interesting for a few other projects?
- You must be logged in to reply to this topic.
Earth Rescue – An Ansys Online Series
The climate crisis is here. But so is the human ingenuity to fight it. Earth Rescue reveals what visionary companies are doing today to engineer radical new ideas in the fight against climate change. Click here to watch the first episode.
Subscribe to the Ansys Blog to get great new content about the power of simulation delivered right to your email on a weekly basis. With content from Ansys experts, partners and customers you will learn about product development advances, thought leadership and trends and tips to better use Ansys tools. Sign up here.
- simulation completed with execution error on server
- Signing up as ANSYS Support Coordinator
- How to export Ansys Maxwell simulation results for post-processing in matlab or in .csv file
- Maxwell, HFSS or Q3D?
- Unable to assign correctly the excitations in a coil
- Running ANSYS HFSS on the HPC (it runs on Linux only)
- Running ANSYS HFSS on multiple nodes on SLURM based cluster
- Intersect errors with model with complex structure
- Number of parallel paths in Ansys Maxwell
© 2023 Copyright ANSYS, Inc. All rights reserved.