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    CST offers a wide range of EM simulation software to address design challenges across the electromagnetic spectrum, from static and low frequency to microwave and RF, for a range of applications, including EDA & electronics, EMC & EMI and charged particle dynamics.

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  • CST EMC STUDIO
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  • FEST3D
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  • Student Edition

    Student Edition The CST STUDIO SUITE® Student Edition has been developed with the aim of introducing you to the world of electromagnetic simulation, making Maxwell’s equations easier to understand than ever. With this edition you have, bar some restrictions, access to our powerful visualization engine and some of the most advanced solvers of CST STUDIO SUITE.

    Student Edition

CST – Computer Simulation Technology

Technical Specifications

1 May 2016

Frontend Module
  • For functionality and CAD/EDA import filter, see technical specifications of the CST STUDIO SUITE®;
Mechanics Solver

  • Temperature dependent Young’s modulus
  • Displacement boundary condition
  • Traction boundary condition
  • Thermal expansion
  • Neo-Hookean material model for simulation of large deformations
  • Various Stress plots: Von Mises, Hydrostatic and Tensor components
  • Strain plot including the visualization of the volumetric strain
  • Nonlinear solver computes the Green-Lagrange and the Almansi-strain as well as the 2nd Piola-Kirchhoff and Cauchy stress tensors
  • Displacement plot including a deformed mesh plot
  • Import of force densities from EM-solvers
  • Export of deformed structure to CST MICROWAVE STUDIO
Thermal Stationary Solver Module

  • Isotropic and anisotropic material properties
  • Bioheat material properties
  • Nonlinear material properties (Bioheat properties and thermal conductivity)
  • Thermal contact resistance
  • Convection for human voxel models
  • Heat transfer by conduction in volumes
  • Heat transfer by convection and radiation through surfaces
  • Sources: fixed and floating temperatures, heat sources, eddy current and stationary current loss fields, volume/surface power loss distributions in dielectric or lossy metal materials imported from CST MICROWAVE STUDIO or CST EM STUDIO, crashed particle loss distribution from CST PARTICLE STUDIO
  • Adiabatic / fixed or floating temperature / open boundary conditions
  • Automatic parameter studies using built-in parameter sweep tool
  • Automatic structure optimization for arbitrary goals using built-in optimizer
  • Network distributed computing for optimizations, parameter sweeps and remote calculations
  • Thermal conductance matrix calculation
  • Equivalent Circuit EMS/MPS/DS Co-Simulation for linear problems

Thermal Transient Solver Module

  • Isotropic and anisotropic material properties
  • Bioheat material properties
  • Nonlinear material properties (Bioheat properties, thermal conductivity and heat capacity)
  • Thermal contact resistance
  • Convection for human voxel models
  • Heat transfer by conduction in volumes
  • Heat transfer by convection and radiation through surfaces
  • Sources: fixed, initial and floating temperatures, heat sources, eddy current and stationary current loss fields, volume/surface power loss distributions in dielectric or lossy metal materials imported from CST MICROWAVE STUDIO or CST EM STUDIO, crashed particle loss distribution from CST PARTICLE STUDIO
  • Adiabatic / fixed or floating temperature / open boundary conditions
  • Network distributed computing remote calculations

Post Processing and Visualization

  • 2D and 3D field vizualisation
  • Integration and vizualisation of fields along arbitrary paths
  • Advanced reporting facilities
  • Multiple 1D result view support
  • Online visualization of intermediate results during simulation
  • Import and visualization of external xy-data
  • Copy / paste of xy-datasets
  • Fast access to parametric data via interactive tuning sliders
  • Hierarchical result templates for automated extraction and visualization of arbitrary results from various simulation runs. These data can also be used for the definition of optimization goals
Automation
  • Fully parametric 3D modelling
  • VBA compatible macro language
  • Automatic macro recording
  • OLE automation server
  • Template based postprocessing
  • Automatic, multi-dimensional parameter sweeps
  • Automatic structure optimization for arbitrary goals using built-in optimizer
Documentation
  • CST STUDIO SUITE® - Getting Started
  • CST MPHYSICS® STUDIO - Workflow and Solver Overview
  • Online Help System, including step-by-step tutorials
Minimum Hardware Requirements
  • Intel® Xeon® based PC, 4 GB RAM (8 GB recommended), DVD drive, at least 30 GB of free hard disc space (60 GB recommended).
  • Fully OpenGL compliant graphic card
  • Windows 7, Windows 2008 Server R2, Windows 8, Windows 2012 Server, Windows 8.1, Windows 2012 Server R2 and Windows 10
  • All solvers support RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.x, 6.x and 7.x. and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11.x. Some features may not be available, however.
  • Hardware recommendation depends on your application. If in doubt, please contact your local sales office for further information. For further details, please see our hardware recommendations.
General
  • CST MPHYSICS® STUDIO is a configurable tool with a choice of options. Please contact your local sales office for further information.

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