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Structural Optimization Helps Launch Space Payloads

Aerospace company employs simulation software to reduce weight in the Launch Abort Manifold for the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle.

By Blaine E. Phipps, Michael H. Young and Nathan G. Christensen

Customer Story

Faster Design Changes with HyperWorks’ Morphing Technology

In the development of engine components PSA determines the lifetime of the intake manifold with a complex thermo mechanical calculation. Since the development process is distributed between PSA itself and a supplier, a design change of the intake ...

Customer Story

Right-Sizing PLM Software Investments

An Indian motorcycle manufacturer leverages business analytics to optimize software usage and procurement decisions.

By Beverly A. Beckert

Customer Story

More Efficient and Economic Injection Mold Tools thanks to Topology Optimization, CFD Simulation and 3D Printing

Toolmaking is usually characterized by cost-intensive, custom made, single-unit production. To create innovative tools, the industry increasingly relies on new manufacturing methods such as 3D printing. To meet market demand, PROTIQ GmbH, a spinof...

Customer Story

When Engineering Intuition is Not Enough

A new technology helps design engineers quickly create dramatically lighter structures — and better understand the effects of material placement in whatever they’re developing.

Customer Story

Close Hauled with Hyperworks - Student Team of Politecnico di Torino Sails Away from Competition

The project focused on the design and construction of a skiff, a particular kind of sail boat, within the given regatta regulation. With its modeling and calculation tools, HyperWorks helped the team to significantly reduce weight while increasing...

Customer Story

The Art of Packaging to Protect Cultural Assets

Simulation tools isolate the cause of undesirable shipping loads on museum’s cultural treasures.

By Nobuyuki Kamba, Ph.D.

Customer Story

Improving Heating Boiler Acoustics at Viessmann: OptiStruct for Bead Pattern Optimization

Altair OptiStruct can be used to generate and optimize bead patterns for the effective design of sheet metal components. By using OptiStruct’s topography and shape optimization methods, sheet thicknesses can be reduced significantly, leading to bo...

Customer Story

Automotive Lighting

Automotive Lighting uses free-form modeling software to create concepts for customers in a fast and flexible way. Concepts are presented visually  in daytime and nighttime conditions using photorealistic rendering.

Customer Story

Sujan CooperStandard Achieves Lightweighting and Performance Targets with Altair

Sujan CooperStandard manufactures (anti-vibration) NVH products for leading automotive companies. Currently, the automotive industry is under extreme pressure because of environmental norms and has to adhere to stringent government policies relate...

Customer Story

Extending Extrusion Die Life Using HyperXtrude

Altair HyperXtrude is used to predict die
performance and run virtual die tryouts.
Using these capabilities, die designs can be
modified and tested to improve the die life
and reduce the number of die trials.

Customer Story

AcuSolve Validation - NACA0012 Airfoil

This benchmark validates AcuSolve for external aerodynamic applications. NACA0012 has been studied in depth both numerically and experimentally. AcuSolve results are compared with other CFD software results and with available test data

Customer Story

HyperWorks Enables Global Appliance Manufacturer to Use New Material for Stronger, Lower-Cost Product

To qualitatively and quantitatively analyze the stress on the door cover during thermal expansion and contraction, the engineers used HyperMesh, a high-performance finite element pre-processor and RADIOSS, a modern structural analysis and optimiza...

Customer Story

PING Testimonial for Altair

Hear PING’s Eric Morales discuss the company’s success using PBS Pro, Compute Manager and Display Manager, as well as his experiences with HyperWorks and the Altair Partner Alliance.

Video Testimonials

Aeroelastic Investigation of the Sandia 100m Blade Using Computational Fluid Dynamics

Recent trends in wind power technology are focusing on increasing power output through an increase in rotor diameter. As the rotor diameter increases, aeroelastic effects become increasingly important in the design of an efficient blade.

Customer Story

HyperWorks provides flexibility and agility to development processes of Engineering Services Provider Beta Epsilon

Beta Epsilon designs racing cars and offers engineering. Beta Epsilon offers component and vehicle meshing, FEA analysis of metal and composite components, crash test simulation, optimization, and CFD simulation. Beta Epsilon uses HyperMesh, OptiS...

Customer Story

Design and Optimization of a High Performance C-Class Catamaran with HyperWorks

Born in 1961, based on a challenge between
Great Britain and the United States about who
builds the fastest catamarans, the ‘C-Class’
has been the driver of many innovations in
the world of multihull sailing.

Customer Story

XOX Audio Tools

XOX Audio Tools utilizes high design and advanced technologies to create cutting-edge musical instruments.

Customer Story

Developing More Accurate and Reliable Vehicle Component Models in Less Time with Software Automation at Changan Automobile

Pre-processing vehicle models is time consuming and complex, with many opportunities for error if done manually. Altair build a custom software solution to automate most of the pre-processing tasks.

Customer Story

Surrogate Models for Antenna Placement on Large Platforms

The RF Engineering group at the Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC), develops advanced computational electromagnetics and multiphysics algorithms and tools, leveraging vast know-how in EMC for a wide range of applications. Typical chall...

Customer Story

Smart City with Pozuelo de Alarcon

The citizens of Pozuelo de Alarcón in Spain wanted a cleaner and more efficient city. The goals were to protect the environment, decrease energy consumption, reduce CO2 emissions, and control expenses.The city council used SmartCore platform to re...

Customer Story

HyperWorks at Sea Ray: Engineering High-Performance Pleasure Boats

For Sea Ray Boats, the leading, U.S.-based manufacturer of high-end pleasure boats, CAE simulations
are an integral part of the design process to achieve shorter time to market. HyperWorks is deployed
for the entire analysis process of the vessel, from modeling and simulation, to visualization and

Customer Story

Success Story: OHB System AG

HyperWorks and the Altair Partner Alliance Streamline Development Process of Optical Satellite Components at OHB System AG.

Customer Story

Ankers

Ankers performed co-simulation using a combined multibody and brake systems model in MotionView and Activate to generate more accurate results to analyze thermal and other effects on braking.

Customer Story

Top Use Cases: HUByx

Presentation introducing a few of the top use cases for the human FE model, HUByx.

Customer Story

Forklift Manufacturer Cuts Pre-Processing Time in Half and Solves Stubborn Design Problems with Altair’s HyperWorks Suite

The main goal of NMHG and Chief Engineer Dr. Pedro Bastias was to virtually design, test and evaluate each product before any physical prototypes are made. Using HyperWorks, NMHG is saving time, cutting costs and identifying new ways to resolve s...

Customer Story

Empire/Renishaw

Renishaw and Empire Cycles utilized generative design to conceptualize the world's first metal additive manufactured  bicycle frame. This resulted in a 33% weight reduction of the bicycle.

Customer Story

Application of HyperWorks for Collaborative/Global Computer-Aided Engineering And Design Instruction at Brigham Young University

For a recent ME 471 class, a team of five students re-engineered the chassis/suspension platform for a 1969 Chevrolet Camero. At the conclusion of the project, the team presented a comprehensive review of their re-design vehicle to a panel of PAC...

Customer Story

HPCwire Interview at SC'16

Watch to learn about the open source project and new products being added to the PBS Works suite.

Video Testimonials

PBS Professional at TGen: Cutting Time to Discovery

In recent years, corporations and research institutions around the world have applied massive computational resources to defining the makeup of the human genome. One of the greatest challenges is to translate that knowledge into therapeutics and d...

Customer Story

Tokyo Institute of Technology - PBS Pro

Tokyo Institute of Technology discusses the benefits of using PBS Pro.

Video Testimonials

Innovating in the Cloud

CAE cloud computing speeds innovation and cuts bottom-line IT costs.

By Dale Dunlap and Ravi Kunju

Concept to Reality, Customer Story

Case Study: Analysis of Elastic Moorings

Development of advanced Seaflex mooring system simulation capability in ProteusDS.

Customer Story

Case Study: Ensuring Success of Marine Operations in Tidal Energy

Installation analysis of OpenHydro turbine using ProteusDS.

Customer Story

Peter Macapia, LabDORA

Architect Peter Macapia aims to change perceptions of how buildings can look; generative design software aids in imaginative engineering and architecture projects, integrating design and testing in the same space.

Customer Story

Student Racing Team from Politecnico di Torino uses HyperWorks to Improve Weight, Manufacturability, and the Performance of Race Car

Formula SAE is a competition between university student teams, organized by the Society of Automotive Engineers. Each student team has to design, build, test, and promote a prototype, which is then evaluated in eight types of tests, ranging from p...

Customer Story

Aerodynamic Development of a Road Cycling Helmet with AcuSolve - LX Sim

Customer Story

HyperWorks helps to improve development processes at F.S. Fehrer Automotive GmbH

F.S. Fehrer Automotive GmbH in Kitzingen is using the HyperWorks Suite to develop seat parts, form cushions and complete vehicle interior systems. The engineers use HyperWorks and especially RADIOSS for static and modal analysis. The seat of a veh...

Customer Story

Alstom

Alstom coupled topology optimization with additive manufacturing to explore the feasibility of alternate manufacturing to traditional casting. This resulted in a 70% weight reduction of its locomotive component.

Customer Story

Achieving Superior Crash Performance for the Souest DX7

Analysis and optimization to improve crash performance while reducing reliance on physical tests.

Customer Story
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