Modeling a Capacitive Position Sensor Using BEM

Application ID: 47571

This tutorial model explains how to extract lumped matrices by means of the Stationary Source Sweep study. The capacitance matrix of a five-terminal system is used to infer the position of a metallic object rather like real-world capacitive position sensors.

The example illustrates the use of the boundary element method (BEM), which is supported by the Electrostatics, Boundary Elements interface.

This model example illustrates applications of this type that would nominally be built using the following products: