ANSOFT: Maxwell 3D

Ansoft Maxwell 3D Field Simulator uses electromagnetic field simulation to accurately predict product performance from physical design information.

In addition to Ansoft Maxwell 3D, the Ansoft package contains the Ansoft Optimetric, Maxwell 2D and the Schematic Capture.

To run this software interactively in a Linux environment use the commands:

module load maxwell

To run this software under Windows, connect using instruction provided in our Windows systems page.  Once logged in, navigate to

Start > All Programs > ANSYS Electromagnetics > Maxwell $VERSION> Windows-64 bit > Maxwell $VERSION (64-bit)
$VERSION is the version number of the Ansoft installation. Maxwell is not able to use the temp space it defaults to in users' home directories. MSI cannot change this default. Set your Maxwell temp folder to scratch space when you start Maxwell.


More information about Maxwell is available at the Ansys website.


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