How to Get Started

If you are new to Feko, take the following steps to learn about Feko.

  1. Watch the videos in the Feko installation directory:
    • Tour and demo
    • CADFEKO introduction
    • POSTFEKO introduction
  2. The Quick tips highlights the essential information regarding the CADFEKO and POSTFEKO environments.
    • Quick tips for CADFEKO
    • Quick tips for POSTFEKO
  3. The Feko Getting Started Guide contains step-by-step instructions on how to create CADFEKO geometry, request calculations, mesh the geometry, run the Solver and view the results in POSTFEKO.
  4. The Feko Example Guide contains examples that show the application of features as discussed in the Feko User Guide. The Feko Example Guide assumes you are familiar with interface and focusses on solving more realistic problems. Find an example close to a problem of interest and follow the steps to solve the problem.
  5. The Feko User Guide contains information regarding Feko and its features.
  6. The Feko Scripting and API Reference Guide contains information regarding scripting, macro recording, and CADFEKO and POSTFEKO application programming interface (API).
  7. The Feko Errors, Warnings and Notes Reference Guide is a reference for messages that may be encountered in Feko.
  8. The Feko Practical Guide to Ports and Sources highlights essential information regarding ports and sources in Feko. It also shows practical examples of feeding typical structures such as waveguides, coaxial cables and microstrip structures.
  9. The Altair web site1, provides additional resources as well as online training (self-paced training).
  10. The Altair Community2 allows you to post a question or view answers from previous posts. Join the active forum community to get email notifications of new content.