Is there any software on metals that can predicts orbital or induced currents in metals in the presence of a magnetic field or electromagnetic waves?

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I found couple of tools online. Here I collate the ones I think are relevant:

  • MEMEP3Dtool: Three-dimensional (3D) electro-magnetic modeling tool for superconductors and normal conductors using the Minimum Electro-Magnetic Entropy Production (MEMEP) variational principle. (1)

  • MaxFEM: This paper shows examples of how to use MaxFEM for analysis of eddy currents. (2)

  • QuickField: Here is an example to simulate eddy currents in a liquid metal on the QuickField website. Quickfield has a free "student" edition. More info here.


  1. Enric Pardo, Milan Kapolka, 3D computation of non-linear eddy currents: Variational method and superconducting cubic bulk, Journal of Computational Physics, Volume 344,2017,Pages 339-363, ISSN 0021-9991, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcp.2017.05.001.
  2. Bermúdez, A., Gómez, D., & Salgado, P. (2014). Eddy currents with maxfem. UNITEXT, 325–345. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-02949-8_16

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