This paper shows large-scale eddy-current analysis by a hybrid finite-element and boundary-element (FE-BE) method. We introduce the fast multipole method (FMM) into the two kinds of hybrid FE-BE formulations developed by ourselves. To achieve more reduction of CPU time, we propose a novel preconditioning technique suitable for the hybrid FE-BE methods with the FMM. Furthermore, we improve the FMM calculation process in the hybrid method using magnetic field intensity. Some numerical results that demonstrate the effectiveness of these approaches are also presented.
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