Creating a Solid Cable Shield Layer (Schelkunoff)

Create a single-layered solid shield with a specified material and thickness.

  1. On the Cables tab, in the Definitions group, click the  Cable shield icon.
  2. Under Shield layer(s), click Single to create a single-layered shield.
  3. On the Inner layer tab, on the Impedance definition tab, from the Definition method drop-down list, select Solid (Schelkunoff).

    Figure 1. The Create cable shield dialog.
  4. From the Metal drop-down list, select one of the following:
    • To create a PEC shield, select Perfect electric conductor.
    • To create a shield consisting of a predefined metal, select the metal.
    • To create a shield consisting of a metal, which is not yet defined in the model, click the icon to define a metal or add a metal from the media library.
  5. On the Inner layer tab, in the Thickness field, specify the inner layer thickness.
  6. In the Label field, add a unique label for the cable shield.
  7. Click Create to create the cable shield and close the dialog.