Chapter 4. Finite-Element Method

  1. John R. Brauer

Published Online: 31 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0471777714.ch4

Magnetic Actuators and Sensors

Magnetic Actuators and Sensors

How to Cite

Brauer, J. R. (2006) Finite-Element Method, in Magnetic Actuators and Sensors, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471777714.ch4

Author Information

  1. Milwaukee School of Engineering, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 JAN 2006
  2. Published Print: 3 MAR 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471731696

Online ISBN: 9780471777717



  • finite-element method;
  • energy functional;
  • edge elements or tangential vector elements


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Energy Conservation and Functional Minimization

  • Triangular Elements for Magnetostatics

  • Matrix Equation

  • Finite-Element Models

  • Problems

  • References