MaX-1 User's Manual


Contents


Introduction

Overview

System requirements

Installation and running

New features in the upgrades MAXaax.EXE

Important modifications in the upgrades MAXaax.EXE

Graphics Platform

General remarks

Title bar

Menu bar

Status bar

Permanent, modeless dialogs

Info text window

Graphic windows

Mouse actions

Menus

Menu bar

File menu

Draw menu

Modify menu

Tools menu

Window menu

Help menu

Dialogs

Dialog types

Permanent Dialogs - Modeless Dialogs

Temporary Dialogs - Modal Dialogs

The OpenGL Graphics Dialog (Version 2)

Standard dialogs (modal)

MaX-1 tool dialogs (modal)

Secondary dialogs (modal)

File structures

File types

3D Object data files, *.3DO (version 2 only)

AVI movie files, *.AVI

PET Basis files, *.BAS

Bitmap files, *.BMP

Boundary files, *.BND

Contour files (MAXaax.EXE only)

Directives files, *.DIR

Domain files, *.DOM

Expansion files, *.EXP

Field files, *.FLD

Field formula files, *.FLF

Field transform files, *.FLT

Function files, *.FUN

Grid formula files, *.GRF

Grid transform files, *.GRT

Integral files, *.INT

MMP files, *.MMP

OpenGL data files, *.OGL (Version 2 only)

Palette files, *.PAL

Project files, *.PRO

Window files, *.WIN

Formula Interpreter

General remarks

Syntax

Functions

Abbreviations of functions and variables

GFD field iterations

Directives and Movies

General remarks

Structure

Syntax

Comment lines, the ! Directive

ADApt

ADD

BLOw

CLEar

COPy

DELete

DRAw

END

EXChange (MAXaax.EXE only)

EXIt

GENerate (MAXaax.EXE only)

GET

INCrease

ITErate

MMP

MOVe

MULtiply

PROcess

REAd

REFlect (MAX00A.EXE)

REName (MAX00x.EXE only, where aa= 99, 00, … (year) x= A, B, C, …)

ROTate

RUN

SET

SORt (MAXaax.EXE only)

SUBtract

WRIte

Analytic solutions

General remarks

Field formula

Conformal mapping

MMP expansions

Semi-analytic MMP solutions

General remarks on MMP

General procedure

Boundaries and matching points

Expansions

Static problems

Quasi-static problems

Scattering problems

Antenna problems

Periodic problems

Eigenvalue problems

Coupling problems

Connections

Surface Impedance Boundary Conditions (SIBC)

Parameter Estimation Technique (PET)

Validation of results

Numeric GFD solutions

General remarks on GFD

General procedure

Boundaries and domains

Grid definition and manipulation

Field initialization

Field operators and transformation

Derived fields

Static problems

Time-dependent problems

Validation of results