Opera Simulation Software


In continuous development since 1984, Opera is the key toolset of choice in industrial and scientific applications throughout the world. Opera provides accurate numerical solutions to real-world problems in the following areas:

The Opera Static Electrostatics module computes magnetostatic and electrostatic fields or DC current flow in two or three dimensions. It can be used in x-ray devices, power systems, power transmission systems, scientific apparatus and electrode systems.
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The Opera Magnetostatics module computes magnetostatic and electrostatic fields or DC current flow in three dimensions. Among others, the module is useful for MRI systems, corrosion protection and fusion magnets.
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Dynamic Electromagnetics
The Dynamic Electromagnetic Module (Dynamic Module) calculates time varying electromagnetic fields and eddy current flow in EM devices and systems, and computes time varying fields and eddy currents in three dimensions.
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High Frequency Electromagnetics
Opera-3d offers a high-frequency analysis module, which solves the full wave equation including displacement currents for devices comparable in size to the wavelength at its operating frequency.
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Charged Particles
The Charged Particle Module calculates the interaction of charged particles in electrostatic and magnetostatic fields. It includes the effects of space-charge, self-magnetic fields and relativistic motion.
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Thermal Analysis
Thermal Analysis can calculate temperature, heat-flux, and thermal-gradient fields, especially useful for transducers, induction heating, and the cool down of superconducting magnets.
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We have a range of videos exploring many of Opera's capabilities, including analysis of NDT devices, high-frequency and naval signatures. Take a look to see how to optimise your design process.
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Stress Analysis
The Opera Stress module can solve static stresses in 2 or 3 dimensions. Results include deformations, strains and stresses, and applications include electromagnetic brakes, actuators, transformers and shields.
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Opera’s wide range of supporting capabilities to deliver accurate models include: moving parts, transient fields, non-linear materials, hysteretic magnet materials, lossy dielectrics, external circuits and system engineering. Take a look below at some specialist options for examining specific conditions in detail,and device optimization with Opera:

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Superconducting Quench
Opera analyses the quenching of superconducting magnets by computing the temperature rise of a magnet during a quench, including the transition to being resistive as the quench propagates.
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Opera combines accurate finite element analysis with detailed models for plasma, sputtering, and film deposition to provide the first practical tools for magnetron design and optimization.
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The Opera Optimizer enables quick and easy investigations of possible design spaces for multiphysics problems and can solve single and multi-objective optimization problems.
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To find out more about Opera’s range of applications and functionality, please download our brochure