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WaveFarer - Automotive Radar Edition

 

CAD Import/Export

  • Import SAT/SAB files
  • Import DXF files
  • Import VDA-FS files
  • Import STL files
  • Import STEP files
  • Import IGES files
  • Import Pro-E files
  • Import CATIA V4 and V5 files
  • Import Inventor files
  • Export to SAT files
  • Export to STEP file
  • Export to IGES file
  • Export to CATIA file
  • Export to STL file
  • Export to DXF file
  • Editing of imported CAD objects

Materials and Environmental Effects

  • Atmospheric absorption
  • Dielectric half-spaces
  • Perfect electric materials
  • Isotropic dielectrics and good conductors

Antenna Modeling

  • Transmitter/receiver sets defined through individual points
  • Built-in antenna types
    • Directional
    • Isotropic
    • Halfwave dipole
  • Far zone patterns imported from XFdtd
  • User-defined antenna patterns

Acceleration Options

  • GPU acceleration using NVIDIA’s CUDA architecture for single or multiple GPUs
  • Multiprocessor threading for unlimited cores

Visual Output

  • Received power
  • Complex Impulse Response

Post Processing

  • Custom results using scripting API
  • Read results into MATLAB
     

Key Capabilities

  • User-defined library containing Parts, Sources, Materials, and more
  • Full parameterization
  • Scripting interface with built-in editor 
  • Macros
  • Custom project templates
  • Feature-based modeling
  • Live-updating results
  • Flexible, customizable project tree
  • Simulation queue
  • Interactive graph manipulation
  • Real-time error checking with feedback
  • Native multi-platform UI on Windows and Linux

Geometry Generation

  • 3D solid modeler
  • 2D sketcher with constraints
  • Feature-based modeling
  • Arbitrary extrudes, revolves, sheets, and wire bodies
  • Complex geometry modification of created and imported geometries:
    • Wrap
    • Booleans
    • Chamfer edges
    • Blend edges
    • Shell solids
    • Remove faces
    • Offset faces and sheet edges
    • Remove holes
    • Thicken sheets
    • Loft
    • Stretch
    • Twist
    • Bend solid geometry
    • Project a sheet
    • Scale/translate/rotate/reflect/shear
    • Linear and circular patterns
  • Primitive geometric shapes:
    • Sphere
    • Cylinder
    • Cone
    • Cuboid
    • Torus
    • Pyramid
    • Prism
    • Frustum
    • Helix
  • Locators to easily reposition geometries
  • Cutting plane to reveal inner structure