MEMSolver is a powerful yet simple software tool for engineers, researchers and students
working in the field of Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS). It is
an analytical tool designed to solve quickly and accurately several
multi-physics problems in MEMS.
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MEMSolver is one of its kind. It is designed specifically for
development of MEMS devices. Unlike some numerical analysis and finite
element analysis software, MEMSolver has ready made models and its
associated mathematics wrapped up into one. It supports all the major
steps involved in MEMS design.
MEMSolver has a wide range of analytical models that represents the most commonly
used micro electro mechanical systems. The user needn't worry about
meshing or setting boundary conditions or selecting the type of solution
and physics involved. The user just needs to provide the basic design of
the device and MEMSolver does the rest.
MEMSolver has system level models for micro electro-mechanical-thermal-fluidic modeling for device design along with models
for some of the most widely used semiconductor processes used in MEMS fabrication. No need to buy separate software for these jobs.
Mechanics module deals with structures, vibration, damping and
microfluidics. Sensing deals with piezoresistive, electrostatic and
piezoelectric sensing schemes.
Thermal, electrostatic and piezoelectric actuation are analyzed in actuation module. Process module deals with all the major semiconductor processes
including simulation of diffusion and implantation. Data analysis module deals with post processing including yield estimation.
Existing software tools for MEMS design based on numerical and finite element simulation require its users to have extensive knowledge
and theoretical background of the physics applied to these micro scale devices. Also experience in coding and programming skills are required
before a successful model can be created. Sometimes a new programming language will have to be learned. MEMSolver does away with all these
hurdles and makes MEMS design and development less painful.
The user just has to enter the input parameters like length and width of the beam for example in a user friendly Graphical User Interface (GUI)
like textboxes, and the software will immediately calculate the relevant results. This result file can be saved for later reference.
The output from the model can be plotted in 1D, 2D and 3D plots which helps the user to better understand the behavior of the system. Such graphs are provided with every
design form. The data can also
be streamed out and saved. The graph can be printed and saved as an image.
Along with the GUI based modeling, MEMSolver also accepts a command line input. The output from the design form can be represented by a single line
of command. This helps to store the model as a single line of text which can be used later to recreate the model. It can be used for easy storage
and retrieval of the model.
Every design form is provided with a help file that gives a good theoretical explanation of the particular phenomena analyzed in the design form.
It helps even a novice or a student to grasp the idea and prepares him to interpret the results correctly. It is equivalent to referring several text books.
Most commercially available software tools are very expensive which makes it difficult to justify its purchase. MEMSolver is offered at a fraction of the cost
so that individual developers and even students can afford to buy it along with established companies working in the field of MEMS.