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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