Advancements and Applications in Magnetic Field Simulation and Modeling


Magnetic field simulation and modeling are integral components of electromagnetism and electronics, playing a pivotal role in the design and development of various devices and systems. This article will explore the concept of magnetic field simulation and modeling, recent advancements in the field, and their applications.

Magnetic Field Simulation and Modeling

Magnetic field simulation involves computational methods to predict the behavior of a magnetic field under various conditions. This process can include simulating the magnetic field produced by different sources, such as permanent magnets or electric currents, and the interaction of these fields with materials and other fields. On the other hand, magnetic field modeling is the process of creating a mathematical model that describes the behavior of a magnetic field.

Recent Advancements in Magnetic Field Modeling and Simulation

  • Advanced Material Description: The coupling with the material database software JMatPro® is extended to account for the electromagnetic phenomena2.
  • Integration of Forming Limit Diagrams (FLD): This is used for the analysis of thin sheets forming2.
  • Improved Meshing/Remeshing: This is used for large displacements in the fully immersed multi-objects approach2.
  • Advanced Second-Order Time-Stepping Integration Method: This method is based on an asynchronous interpolation that was previously developed for thermal-shock problems and is now extended to the computation of electromagnetic fields.

Applications of Magnetic Field Modeling and Simulation

  • Materials Science and Electrical Engineering: Magnetic field simulation is used in many different fields, including materials science and electrical engineering.
  • Design Optimization: These techniques allow engineers to optimize the design of a device or system before it is built.
  • Performance Prediction: They enable prediction of how a magnetic field will behave in different situations.
  • Troubleshooting: They can also be used to identify and troubleshoot potential issues in a design’s magnetic field.


The advancements in magnetic field modeling and simulation have significantly enhanced our ability to design and optimize devices and systems that interact with magnetic fields. As technology continues to evolve, we can expect further advancements and applications in this field, contributing to the progress of electromagnetism and electronics.

AltaSim Technologies specializes in the simulation of complex problems and applying our experience and capability in Multiphysics analysis to help our customers develop their products and processes.

To discuss how AltaSim Technologies can use Magnetic Field Simulation to help with your product development needs, contact us to arrange a consultation.