The Electro—Quasistatic Model in Different Applications

  • Ute Schreiber
  • Jürgen Flehr
  • Victor Motrescu
  • Ursula van Rienen
Conference paper
Part of the Mathematics in Industry book series (MATHINDUSTRY, volume 4)


An electromagnetic field can be considered as slowly varying if the wavelength is large compared to the problem region. In the electro-quasistatic case it then may be assumed that the time-derivative of the magnetic flux is negligible, whereas the displacement currents have to be taken into account. Under these assumptions Maxwell’s equations for time harmonic fields reduce to a complex Poisson’s equation and discretization yields a complex symmetric system of equations. Krylov-subspace methods with an algebraic multigrid (AMG) preconditioner are used for fast solution. The electro-quasistatic model is applicable in many different constellations. This paper deals with applications from three different fields: high-voltage engineering, neural sensor-actor systems and the influence of slowly varying fields on human tissue.


Water Droplet Electric Field Strength Algebraic Multigrid Method Finite Integration Technique Complex Symmetric Linear System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ute Schreiber
    • 1
  • Jürgen Flehr
    • 1
  • Victor Motrescu
    • 1
  • Ursula van Rienen
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of General Electrical EngineeringRostock UniversityGermany

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