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EV Thermal Analysis: 1D and 3D Model Integration for Cockpit and Batteries

Presentation by Massimiliana Carello, from Beond & Politecnico di Torino.

Nowadays automotive climate control systems are evolving at a rapid pace to meet the overall vehicle requirements. System evaluation is one of the major requests currently faced by the automotive manufacturers and t

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Form Follows Function - thyssenkrupp AG - Reinventing the Elevator Concept

Christian Kehrer presents on behalf of thyssenkrupp Elevator AG.

2017, thyssenkrupp Elevator AG has presented the MULTI concept, the world’s first rope-free elevator. The drive is ensured by a linear electromagnetic motor. To enable an economically feasible operation, it is necessary that

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Model Validation of a Seat Using Building Block Approach

Presentation by Sébastien Dépierre, Simulation Manager at Zodiac Seats France.

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Altair SimSolid Fast Start Training Guide

Altair SimSolid is a next generation, high capacity, structural FEA product. It uses new computational methods which operate on original, unsimplified CAD geometry and does not need a mesh. This training guide provides more details on the workflow...

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Coupling Flux with OptiStruct for Acoustic Analysis

Altair’s low-frequency electromagnetic and thermal software, Flux™, offers a complete range of modeling tools able to take into account model specifications and streamline the design process.

Capitalizing on 36 years of innovation in the global context of design optimization and time-to-market r

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Design of an Axial Flux Machine: Simulation and Challenges

Altair’s low-frequency electromagnetic and thermal software, Flux™, offers a complete range of modeling tools able to take into account model specifications and streamline the design process.

Capitalizing on 36 years of innovation in the global context of design optimization and time-to-market r

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Design of Interior Permanent Magnet Machines for Traction Application using Flux Modules

Altair’s low-frequency electromagnetic and thermal software, Flux™, offers a complete range of modeling tools able to take into account model specifications and streamline the design process.

Capitalizing on 36 years of innovation in the global context of design optimization and time-to-market r

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Lattice Optimized Brake Pedal Study

The following presentation reviews the design and development of a Lattice Optimized (LO) automotive brake pedal. The goal of the study was to compare the potential weight savings from utilizing a lattice optimization approach along with validatin...

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Multibody Modeling of Armored Car at Off-road Conditions using MotionView

Presentation by Dr. Vadim Favorsky, Senior R&D Engineer at Plasan Sasa.

In this presentation results of multibody modeling are compared to experimental results of a middleweight armored car. The car prototype which was built by Plasan Sasa, has a monocoque chassis construction to save wei

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EM Simulation for Wireless Systems and Antenna Integration on Motor Vehicles

Presentation by Dr. Ahmadreza Jafari, Radio Reception and Antenna Expert, & Phillippe Boutier, Référent RadioFréquence at Renault.

In this presentation, different examples of Renault RF simulations regarding antenna applications such as keyless entry and ignition, AM/FM/DAB radio, radar a

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Automatic Generation of Thousands of Linear Loadcase Combinations for Efficient OptiStruct Static Simulations and Post-treatment with HyperView

Presentation by Samuel Ducarouge, Mechanical Engineer at Air Liquide.

During Cryogenics Pipes mechanical analysis (Liquid Oxygen, Hydrogen or Helium transport) automatic generation of load case combinations has been needed in order to avoid error from "hand made" combinations, to gear up

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Simulation-Driven Development of Lightweight Brakes with Heavyweight Performance

Presentation by Martin Wollstad, Computational Engineer at Haldex Brake Products.

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Structural Optimization Based Vibro-acoustic Simulations of a Cableway Gondola

Presentation by Thomas Livebardon, PhD and R&D Project Manager at CT Ingénierie.

Cableways have been recently deployed in a large number of cities, as it offers many benefits such as low investment, low ecological footprint, ease of construction and high reliability. However, its integratio

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Detailed Nonlinear Model for the Analysis of a Wind Turbine Pitch Bearing

Presentation by Aitor Fernandez, Mechanical Engineer at IK4-Tekniker.

The mechanical behavior and failure mechanisms of a wind turbine pitch bearing are very different from those of other bearings types designed for traditional applications. On the one hand, there is the effect of the low r

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Data Extraction Made Easy

With patented report trapping technology, built on 20 years of experience, no matter the source or format, business users can extract data in seconds into rows and columns for analysis.


Design: Taking Decisions Based on Concept Simulation – The Symbiosis of HPDC and Structural Optimization

Presentation by Felix Radisch, Technical Manager for solidThinking.

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Validation: Minimizing Risk and Maximizing Part Quality

Presentation by Rainer Böke, CEO at Böke-IE GmbH & Co.

A cast shock-tower is used to describe the procedure for using simulation with Inspire Cast. The investigation of the gating technique related to large-area, thin-walled components is described. How can thicker sections deviating from

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Challenges and Opportunities for Manufacturing Staff Members through Casting Simulation

Presentation by Rainer Böke, CEO at Böke-IE GmbH & Co.

New software products, new license models and completely unknown fem-method are aspects that affected employees have to deal with. On the other hand there are many possibilities to support the employees by the use of a simulation soft

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Quoting & Tooling: How to Improve Quoting through Casting Simulation

Presentation by Rainer Böke, CEO at Böke-IE GmbH & Co.

At the beginning of a project there is often the wish to calculate components even though there is no order yet. It is shown how a component can be calculated to identify specific problem areas without much effort and without high cos

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Time-Constrained Prototype Development - Learning the Product Development Process

Presentation by Prof. Matthias Leiner & Prof. Michael Magin from the University of Applied Science Kaiserslautern.

The presentation focuses on learning and teaching the product development process in the English/German-speaking master program in mechanical engineering/mechatronics at Hoch

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What's in Store for the Future?

Presentation by Professor Darrel Socie, Consultant.

Prof. Socie takes a look at how fatigue software will evolve over the next few years.

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Automatic Reproduction of Supervisory Control System Logic Diagrams with High Fidelity Functional Simulation Purposes using SolidThinking Embed

This work presents the GT2 Energia methodology for the automated creation of control logics for high fidelity simulators of industrial plants. The manual development of this activity involves intrinsic difficulties due to the typical large amount ...

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Using Flux2D in Development of PMSM Fault Detection Algorithms

The need for fail-safe operation of permanent magnet synchronous machines in applications requiring high reliability has prompted the development of techniques for detecting incipient stator winding faults, rotor eccentricities and demagnetization...

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Integral Numerical Characterization of Thermal and Lubrication Performance of Hybrid and Electric Drive Systems

The physics of the simulated processes is inherently multiphase and involves transient phenomena of various time scales. As such, high fidelity simulation resolution places significant demands on hardware performance, external computing on-demand ...

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Virtual Material Characterization Using Multiscale Technology

Jens Bold, Structural Analysis Engineer from Boeing Research & Technology, delivers a presentation on virtual material characterization using Altair Multiscale Designer



Design Faster and Lighter: Applications of Topology Optimization In Additive Manufacturing - Americas ATC 2015 Workshop

This workshop for Additive Manufacturing was conducted by Jaideep Bangal at the Americas ATC on May 5, 2015.

When topology optimization is utilized to generate designs for additive manufacturing, many exciting new benefits present themselves (lightweight parts, stronger parts, no wasted mat

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Defining Positioning System for Heavy Lift Barge with AcuSolve

Presentation by Pawel Sadowski, Technical Support Manager at DES ART.

Even during building roads your approach may be different from the standard one. The nature often forces engineers to use their creativity and go beyond typical projects. This leads to some unique, futuristic structures or

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Study Based on Flux3D FE Models on the Influence in Induction Motors

Presentation by Virgiliu Fireteanu, Professor at Politehnica University of Bucharest.

Study based on Flux3D FE models of the influence of stator short circuit, broken rotor bar, and rotor eccentricity on EM torque and rotor unbalanced force in induction motors

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A CFD Approach for the Assessment of Fuel Tank Sloshing Noise

Presentation by Matthäus Jäger, CFD Simulation Engineer at Magna Steyr Fuel Tec.

Fuel tank sloshing noise is becoming increasingly noticable as engines, especially hybrid vehicles in electric mode, become quiter. The general requirement is to avoid all possible noise audiable for passengers

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Crash Simulation at Group PSA : Main Stakes and Perspectives

Presentation by Laurent Di Valentin, CAE Master Expert at PSA Group.

The constant improvements of the CAE process (from subsystem levels to the full car itself) and the development of optimization tools to reduce the mass and increase the performances led us to use the simulation as one v

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Developing the Electric Drivetrain of Tomorrow - How Numerical Tools can Support Cooling and Lubrication System Development

Presentation by Johannes Winklinger, Energy & Fluid Expert at Magna Powertrain.

We are right at the beginning of the new mobility era with deep impact on the architecture of cars. Hybridization and electrification are the dominating topics in the automobile industry and consequently the power

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Redesign and Topological Optimization of Transtibial Prosthesis by Reverse Engineering

Presentation by Eduardo Bajo, FEA Engineer at IDAERO.

Presentation of a project consisting of redesign with topology optimization of a transtibial leg prosthesis. It is a project in which the reverse engineering workflow has been followed, starting with 3D digitization of an amputated limb

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New MIPSE Solver for Sensor Dimensioning

Presentation by Loic Rondot, Sensor Modeling Expert at Schneider Electric.

The current sensors modeling is a real numerical challenge for electromagnetic modeling software. Physics is well mastered, but the accuracy expected for the crosstalk computation is generally crippling to use a comm

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Concept Design - Get it Right From the Start

Presentation by Orlando Sadaro, Managing Director at Design 8.

If you are a designer then this presentation is right up your alley. Design seems to be an iterative process by nature. But what if we don't accept this default? What if we could get it right, from the start...? It would lead

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Robotic Design of a Bushbot Chair

Presentation by Stephan Henrich, Robotikdesin und Architektur.

In this presentation, Stephan Henrich discusses several projects from different areas, including additive generative robotic fabrication and concept design.

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Embed Salient PM Motor Control Series

Playlist on Altair Embed Salient motor control

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Design and Analysis of FSS Radomes

A radome (radar dome) is a structural, weatherproof enclosure that protects a radar system or antenna from it physical environment with minimal impact to the electrical performance of the antenna. The proper selection of a radome for a given anten...

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Forming Simulation of Woven Composite Fibers and Its Influence on Crash Performance

The automotive industry, in its constant quest for weight reduction, is increasingly considering composite materials as a substitute for sheet metal components to meet future fuel consumption standards. However, composite forming processes are exp...

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Hot Stamping Process Simulation Using Integrated using Structural & CFD Analysis

Hot stamped steel parts are being increasingly used in automotive structures for their higher strength to meet safety standards while reducing vehicle weight to improve fuel consumption. However, manufacturing of sheet metal parts by hot stamping ...

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Advances in EM Simulations

This paper introduces some of the recent extensions to the computational electromagnetics code FEKO as released in Suite 7.0. The FDTD (Finite Difference Time Domain) method was added to the selection of available solvers. MLFMM (Multilevel Fast M...

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