Material: definition (structure)
Definition
The Material entity is defined by:
 a name
 a type for following physical properties:
 magnetic property B(H) and B(H,T)
 electric property J(E) and J(E,T)
 dielectric property D(E)
 thermal conductivity k(T)
 specific heat ρC_{P}(T)
 specific characteristics belonging to a type
Name
The name to identify the material is set by the user during the creation of this one.
A comment (optional) can be added to the name.
Provided types (models)
Various types (models), provided for the physical properties, are presented in chapter Materials: principles. Brief lists of models are presented in the following blocks. For detailed lists, see:
 B(H) law: models for soft magnetic materials
 B(H) and B(H,T) law: models for hard magnetic materials
 B(H, T) law: models for soft magnetic materials
 J(E) law: models
 J(E, T) law: models
 J(E, B, T) law: models for superconductors
 D(E) law: models
 k(T) law: models
 RhoCp(T) law: models
 Spatial model / user model
Outline of the models (1)
An outline of the models for various electromagnetic properties B(H), J(E), D(E) is given in the table below:
B(H)  J(E)  D(E)  

Soft material  Hard material  
Linear  Linear  Linear  Constant resistivity  Linear 
Linear complex 
Linear complex 
Linear with losses 

Nonlinear 

Magnetization:

Superconductivity  
Hysteresis  JilesAtherton 
Outline of the models (2)
An outline of the models for various thermal properties k(T), ρC_{P}(T) is given in the table below:
k(T)  ρC_{P}(T) 

Constant  Constant 
Linear function of T  Linear function of T 
Exponential function of T  Exponential function of T 
Gaussian of T + constant  
Gaussian of T + exponential 
Outline of the models (3)
An outline of the models for various electromagnetic properties depending on the temperature B(H,T), J(E,T), D(E,T) is given in the table below:
B(H,T)  J(E,T)  D(E,T)  

Soft material  Hard material  
Linear  Linear  No models provided  Constant resistivity  No models provided 
Linear complex      
Nonlinear 
Saturation

  

