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Optimization of Spacecraft Metallic Primary Structure with OptiStruct

Spacecraft primary structure is designed to react all the major loads imparted on a spacecraft. Inadequately designed or tested primary structure can result in structure failure during launch and endanger mission success. To maximize the useful pa...

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First-time-right Design of Matching Circuts for Complex Antenna dn RF Applications

Presentation by Jussi Rahola, CEO of Optenni.

The modern mobile phones and other wireless devices, matching circuits are commonly used to tune the antenna to operate at the desired frequencies and to broaden the operation frequency range of the antenna.

The goal of matching cir

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Major Antennas Constraints in Helicopters

Presentation by Hervé Dutruc, Antenna and Communication Expert at Airbus Helicopters.

This presentation will highlight challenges faced by Airbus Helicopters for the antenna installation definition, considering the increase of use of composite materials and the increase of frequency for c

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Prediction of Magnetic Field Emitted by Train Motor Cables

Presentation by Vincent Ardon, EMC Engineer at ALSTON Tarbes.

Due to the environment, more and more compact with signaling systems functioning from a few dozen of Hz to GHz close to train motors or traction cases, the prediction of magnetic field emitted by motor cables could help train d

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Unveiling the Mysteries of the Early Universe with Modern Super Radio Telescopes

Presentation by Nicolas Fagnoni, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

The University of Cambridge and the Cavendish Laboratory are closely involved in the design and development of two new radio-telescopes: the ‘Square Kilometre Array’ (SKA) and the ‘Hydrogen Epoch of Reionizati

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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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Advanced Design, Analysis and Optimization of Composite Structures

With stricter requirements on performance and weight, in many cases, composite materials are now becoming the natural choice of designers and engineers given their desirable characteristics such as low weight and high strength. Material properties...

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Design for the Future of e-Mobility

The global automotive industry is on the verge of disruption with electrification being one of the major trends. In this session we will discuss the challenges and opportunities engineers are facing in the design of the future e-Mobility, includin...

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The Impact of Deep Learning in CAE

Presentation by Prof. Michel Bercovier from the School of Engineering and CS, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has had a bumpy history with highly fashionable periods followed by lows. Its applications in CAE , that is Mechanical Engineering and Simulations as

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Use of Simple and Complex Tools for Real World Applications 

Presentation by Professor Darrel Socie, Consultant.

Two case studies are presented to show the level of Analysis needed to solve the Fatigue problem. In the first case, the analysis could be carried out with a simple spreadsheet. The second case study involves a high value, large structure th

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Tools for Special Applications - Composite, Rubber, and High Temperature

Presentation by Amaury Chabod, Senior Application Engineer at HBM Prensica.

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Fallbrook Technologies

Traction-based, patented NuVinci® transmission is a continuously variable planetary (CVP) technology enabling performance and efficiency improvements for machines that use an engine, pump, motor, or geared transmission systems. Fallbrook Technolog...

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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

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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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Use of Coupled Euler Lagrange Computational Method to Simulate Ditching Problems

Presentation by Bertrand Langrand, ONERA.

The communication concerns advanced numerical simulations of the transient fluid structure-interaction occurring during aircraft ditching. While the structural model used the Finite Element method, the Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian approach was cons

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Fast and Reliable Software Interfaces to Speed up the Design of Electric Motors

Presentation by Luigi Rizzi, Technical Director at SPIN Applicazioni Magnetiche.

The car industry is undergoing an unprecedented shift, between electrification, car sharing and autonomous drive. Car makers are going to roll out several zero-emission models in the next few years and their

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The Central Place of an Image Rendering Tool in an Architectural Conception Process

Presentation by Jean Thiriet, Thea Render.

Within the course of an architectural project, the meeting of client objectives, site constraints and the architect's ideas gradually shapes the future building.

At the heart of this creative process, a virtual model is used to bring toget

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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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Modelization of a Remote Control for Miniature Circut Breaker using Activate/MotionSolve Co-simulation and Flux3D

Presentation by Remy Orban, Senior Mecatronic Designer at Schneider Electric.

A business opportunity required the adaptation of a Miniature Circuit Breaker remote control for a specific application. To comply with time to market requirement, multiphysics model was the best way to run a fe

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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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Efficient Multidisciplinary Modeling of a Washing Machine Motor Duty Cycle

Presentation by Dr. Martin Ortega, Principal Design Engineer at Mabe.

This work presents a systematic process of the electromagnetic and thermal analysis of a washing machine single-phase capacitor-run induction motor during a full wash cycle. By utilizing an electromagnetic solver and a

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Aspects of Heterogeneous System Models in Industrial Applications

Presentation by Robert Höpler, Founder of SysOpt GmbH.

Heterogeneity can be present on various stages in system modelling and simulation. A system model is often called ‘multi-domain’, when different technical domains are present, such as hydraulics, mechanics, and control. When it comes

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MOTH2

Presentation by Sylwester Szymanski, MOTH2.

Sylwester Symanski discusses the MOTH2 project, a 3-wheeled vehicle, and the use of Inspire and OptiStruct for topology optimization.

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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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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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Simulation-Driven Development of Lightweight Brakes with Heavyweight Performance

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Guerrilla Gravity

For pioneering a new material application and technology without a road map, Guerrilla Gravity used Altair OptiStruct in the early design design phase. The result was the development of lightweight, high-performance bikes, that are 300% more impac...

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