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Re: Fasthenry program does much more than I originally thought

Original poster: "Terry Fritz" <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>

Hi Rob,

I just wanted to say that I am very interested in this!

I looked at the program and "i" could not figure it out yet, but I figure
I'll wait a bit till you do and maybe get some example files going ;-))

Looking forward to seeing how we can use this program :-))



At 09:00 PM 5/1/2002 -0700, you wrote:
>I've been playing with the fasthenry program today, and I had no idea
>that you could do so much with it.
>It will model inductors above a ground plane, model coupled inductors,
>and generate impedance matrices.  Connections can be made to the ground
>In fact, the Unix version has a program that converts fasthenry output
>into several types of Spice models.  There is also a provision to
>generate current info for Matlab viewing.  And there is a program which
>converts the input file into a Postscript picture.
>Here's the rub:  I'm modeling a coil with 8000 segments (50Mb of
>memory).  You need a computer program to generate the input file.  This
>weekend I will try hacking a Python program that might work for
>coilers.  It might take a couple of weeks to do this, but I'll try.  I
>already have the code for simple cylindrical coils.  I have compiled it
>for Windows also with the MingW compiler.  If anyone wants it, email me.
>The Numeric Python EM Project