Penggunaan Metode FDTD untuk Analisis Gelombang pada Struktur Berbasis Kartesian dan Silinder

Nabila Husna Shabrina, Hardi Nusantara, Achmad Munir


In this paper, the comparison of wave characteristics between Cartesian and cylindrical coordinate system–based structures was analyzed using finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) method. The use of FDTD method was considered due to its advantage in solving electromagnetics (EM) problems in wide spectrum of frequency and geometry shapes. The analysis was undertaken for three-dimensions (3D) Cartesian and cylindrical coordinate system–based structures with dimension of 𝑥𝑥 = 600 mm, 𝑦𝑦 = 300 mm, 𝑧𝑧 = 1,200 mm, and 𝜌𝜌 = 600 mm, 𝝋 =1 °, 𝑧𝑧 = 1,200 mm, respectively. A transverse electric (TE) mode excitation of sine wave modulated Gaussian pulse with frequency of 1 GHz was applied for exciting both structures with the direction of propagation wave assumed in 𝑧𝑧–axis. Some scenarios were applied for both structures conditioned with free space, dielectric, and conductive medium. The attenuation rate obtained from three modelling scenarios in Cartesian coordinate system structures were 0.35 Np/m, 0.24 Np/m, and 0.62 Np/m, respectively. Meanwhile the attenuation rates for cylindrical coordinate system structure were 0.35 Np/m, 0.21 Np/m, and 0.40 Np/m. The simulation result for resonant frequency in Cartesian and cylindrical coordinate system structure conditioned with free space were 558.706 MHz and 498.466 MHz, respectively. The resonant frequency obtained from simulation result in Cartesian and cylindrical coordinate system structure conditioned with dielectric medium was similar with the one from theoretical calculation in which the highest error were 2.03% and 0.73%, respectively.


Metode FDTD, karakteristik gelombang, koordinat Kartesian, koordinat silinder

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