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CAE Technology Applicable to the Aerospace Industry - JEC Reprint

In this article, published on the May 2014 issue of JEC Composites Magazine, Shan Nageswaran explains why the latest version of HyperWorks® represents the most advanced evolution of computer-aided engineering (CAE) technology applicable to the aer...

Customer Stories

Design Optimization of Axles using Inspire and OptiStruct

Use Inspire to form optimization from the packaging space, performance loading and manufacturing constraints to design an axle close to production ready design. The model setup requires careful setting of axle internal component design and oil fl...

ATC Presentations

Creactive Design

Using Optimization to Improve the Design of a Classroom

Product design consultancy and structural engineering partner, Creactive Design, wanted to explore the possibility of utilizing optimization technologies to improve the design of a cross-functional roof for an innovative new c

Customer Stories

Simulation-Driven Design of a Portable Basketball Hoop System - Initial Steps

A simulation-driven design process is proven to generate improved, more robust and cost-effective designs within a shorter design cycle. Incorporating simulation and optimization early in the design cycle helps shape the concept designs so less it...

Technical Papers

Danish Team Uses HyperWorks to Prove the Value of Topology Optimization for Concrete Architectural Structures

Denmark’s Aarhus School of Architecture
was interested in exploring the potential
of applying the kind of simulation-based
topology optimization used in the automotive,
aeronautical and naval industries to
architectural concrete structures and coupling
it with robotic fabrication of polystyren

Customer Stories

Phil Hall from Caterham Composites Discusses a Composite Optimization for a Racing Yacht

Phil Hall, Managing Director of Caterham Composites, discusses some of the challenges involved in the design and manufacture of carbon fiber composites for the automotive and aerospace markets. During the interview, Phil reveals details of a joint...

Videos

Daimler - Calculation of Optimal Damping Placement in a Vehicle Interior

One of the most difficult jobs of a NVH Analyst is to sift through a seemingly endless set of results and find the key conclusions that will improve a design. Different assumptions and different subsets of data can give very different conclusions....

Technical Papers

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
Concept To Reality Summer/Fall 2011

Customer Stories

Simulation Streamlines Aircraft Door Development

The Eurocopter Group leverages analysis to cut design time and automate the process of developing safe aircraft closures.

By Michele Macchioni
Concept To Reality Summer/Fall 2011

Customer Stories

Delivering Innovation and Intelligence in Product Design

Packaging designers must constantly inject innovations to attract consumers in a constantly evolving and highly competitive market. Keeping ahead of the competition by bringing new and exciting products to market faster whilst maintaining quality,...

Technical Papers

ESAComp-HyperWorks Interface Recommended Workflows

The use of the ESAComp-HyperWorks interface for enhanced post-processing of laminated composite structures is introduced.

Brochures, Product Collateral

Optimizing Aircraft Structures

Optimization technology and methods for the innovative design of efficient civilian and military aircraft.

Customer Stories

Improving Composite Design and Simulation Efficiency with Multiscale Designer

Dr. Jan-Philipp Fuhr - Managing Partner, Cikoni talks about developing a methodology to analyze and predict composite matrix and fiber failure using Altair OptiStruct and Multiscale Designer resulting in improved accuracy and simulation efficiency...

Customer Stories, Video Testimonials

MBD Series: Lightweight Design

Tony Norton - Executive Vice President Product Design at Altair Engineering - talks about MBD being an essential tool in finding accurate loads for a subsequent optimization. He also introduces Inspire Motion and explains the Sub-Space Response Su...

Webinars

Polaris Reduces Weight of Snowmobile Structures Up to 40% with solidThinking Inspire and OptiStruct

Polaris, based in Roseau, Minn., is a
renowned manufacturer of snowmobiles,
and its Snowmobile Chassis Structures
Group is engaged in design and testing that supports three different platform teams with chassis solutions for each set of requirements. Computer-based design and finite element (FE)

Customer Stories

An Efficient and Automated Design Strategy for Multi-physics E-Motor Development

This presentation introduces an application of a unique, highly automatic, multi-physics design strategy for E-motors, based on a current program at Mercedes-AMG GmbH. The strategy considers essential development requirements including electromagn...

ATC Presentations

Transformative Flight Transportation: Challenges Become Opportunities

Advances in energy storage, motor efficiency, and flight control systems have us on the potential cusp of a revolution in air mobility. This comes at a time when many traditional transportation infrastructures are saturated and new modes of mobil...

ATC Presentations

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 Stories

Euro-Pro Embraces Simulation-Driven Design with Altair HyperWorks

Euro-Pro, maker of Ninja blenders and Shark vacuums, has embraced simulation-driven design to reduce physical tests and improve product performance and durability. HyperWorks solvers (OptiStruct, RADIOSS and AcuSolve) are used across the board via Altair’s HPC cloud infrastructure

Customer Stories

Efficient Injection Molding Tools through Optimization, CFD Simulation and 3D Printing

The company PROTIQ (www.protiq.com) worked with Altair and created a highly efficient molding tool. Optimization with OptiStruct was used to find the optimal design to guarantee the maximum tolerances of the generated products. The cooling process...

Videos

HyperWorks Helps Volkswagen Motorsport Develop a World Champion Polo R WRC

Since January 2013 Volkswagen Motorsport compete at the FIA World Rally Championship with the Polo R WRC. To improve the vehicle performance it is essential to reduce the cars weight and inertia. Drivers perform best lap times when they feeling we...

Videos

Marsden Cross Roof

Overcoming “impossible” with advanced composite analysis and cost-driven optimization

Customer Stories

Welcome - Simulation Magic

Dr Royston Jones, Managing Director of Altair UK delivers and opening presentation for the country's 11th Altair Technology Conference 2019.

ATC Presentations

Webinar: Random Response & Fatigue Optimization in the Frequency Domain

This webinar will show the workflow of frequency based methods for random response and fatigue between MotionSolve, OptiStruct, CAEfatigue VIBRATION, HyperStudy and HyperView. Please note: You will need to login to Altair Connect to view this reco...

Webinars

Solar Car Challenge: Pushing the Boundaries using Composites Optimization

Raphael Gerard, Design Engineer at Gurit, discusses the use of composite optimization with Altair OptiStruct to reduce weight and increase performance in a solar car challenge.

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Videos

Magneto-Vibro-Acoustic Efficient Design of PWM-Fed Induction Machines

Induction motors are widely used in the automotive industry. In order to increase the passenger’s comfort, motor designers try to develop new solutions to reduce the noise at its origin, on the electromagnetic side. Damper winding can be a soluti...

Presentations

ICAT Meets Automotive Safety and Regulatory Requirements with Altair Simulation Software

ICAT is one of the leading centres for testing, R&D, design, development and validation in support of a Government of India funded initiative to develop facilities for automotive testing & development. To meet the challenges of the automotive ind...

Video Testimonials

Battery & Motor Thermal Management for Electric Vehicles

The key element of an electric vehicle (EV) is the battery and batteries are known to produce heat during their charge-discharge cycle. An efficient thermal management system (TMS) is of paramount importance. The battery TMS affects the cost, lif...

Webinars

Schneider Electric

An Altair customer for many years, Schneider Electric at first used only Altair Flux; now the company has extended their usage to several more software products in the Altair HyperWorks suite, including solutions such as Activate, MotionSolve, Opt...

Customer Stories

Traction Motors Design & Multidisciplinary Optimization

Traction Motor play key role in the electric vehicle/hybrid electric vehicle (EV/HEV) development process. The design of a High-Performance e-Motor is a complex undertaking. Engineers have conflicting constraints to consider including efficiency, ...

Webinars

Designing Recurring AM Products for Ariane Launchers. Pushing Technology to Industrial Applications with New Design Tools and Processes

Presentation by Marta García-Cosío, CITD HO Engineering & Additive Manufacturing at CITD.

This presentation outlines a novel design approach that gives the opportunity of reducing the number of parts comparing with the traditional design while keeping the same functionality, achieving mas

ATC Presentations, Videos

Providing Designers Easy Access to Powerful Simulation Tools

Brompton Bicycle discuss the benefits they have seen from moving away from simulation in their CAD system to a more powerful and flexible system from Altair.

Customer Testimonials

Application of Altair HyperWorks and APA Products in Design of Gas-Turbine Engines

Presentation by Sergey Kutuev, Lyulka Design Bureau.

The presentation will demonstrate case studies performed by Lyulka Desigh Bureau enterprise with the application of Altair HyperWorks software products, such as HyperMesh and HyperView. Strength and optimization analysis carried out with

ATC Presentations, Videos

Non-Linear Optimization of Suspension Link for Optimal Performance using Altair’s OptiStruct and HyperWorks

In recent times there is a high demand for lightweight automotive components which will reduce oil consumption and emissions. The components that are under non-linear load conditions would need optimization techniques that would yield a design whi...

Technical Papers

A Unique Car Concept for Urban Space

Udi Meridor, Chief Innovation Officer at Israeli startup, City Transformer, talks about the thinking behind the design of this revolutionary design for urban transport. They have decided to rethink the future of the city car and create a cleaner ...

Customer Stories, Videos

APWorks Choses OptiStruct for Topology Optimisation for the 3D Printed Light Rider

Despite its skeletal appearance, the Light Rider is an extremely strong yet lightweight electric motorcycle designed by Airbus subsidiary APWorks as a showcase of what’s possible when OptiStruct's topology optimisation is coupled with metallic 3D printing.


Written by Tanya Weaver from DEVELOP3

Articles, Customer Stories

Altair's New Fatigue Platform, Altair HyperLife

Presentation by Hariprasad Gowda, OptiStruct Program Manager - Aerospace and Byung Soo Kang, Technical Specialist at Altair.

Even for complex computationally intensive problems, the UI must be simple and easy to use. Here we introduce the all easy to use, easy to learn fatigue analysis platfo

ATC Presentations, Videos

Minimising Mass and Increasing Durability of a Vehicle Suspension System Using OptiStruct

Gestamp selected Altair to develop a set of custom tools within HyperWorks, eliminating the need for an initial 'trial and error' design loop while reducing mass and increasing durability of a rear twist beam suspension system. The company achieve...

Customer Stories

Global-Local Workflows and High-Fidelity Stress Analysis for a Wing Flap Hinge Fitting

In this webinar, we analyze a part from Altair’s Aero Wing concept, the flap hinge fitting, and perform a global-local case study to provide confidence in its optimized design. This global-local workflow process may then be repeated for any other ...

Webinars

Altair MDO Director Datasheet

A multi-disciplinary optimization (MDO) approach allows you to explore all design requirements simultaneously and achieve lighter products, faster. Until now, enabling this process on live vehicle programs has been a challenge. Altair's MDO Direct...

Datasheets
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