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Fast Forward Your Nonlinear Analysis with OptiStruct

Simulate the effects of large displacements, material nonlinearity and advanced contacts with Altair OptiStruct™.

OptiStruct is the industry standard for the optimization of topology, composites, mechanisms and additive manufactured parts, but over the past three decades, it has evolved into a co

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Analysis Origins: OptiStruct

This article, featured in the October 2019 issue of NAFEMS BENCHMARK Magazine, chronicles the origins and legacy of OptiStruct, an early pioneer of simulation-driven design. Features quotes from Altair CEO Jim Scapa and other influential voices from the early days of Altair's history.

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e-Motor Concept Quick Design with Altair FluxMotor

Altair FluxMotor is a straightforward platform dedicated to the pre-design of electric rotating machines. It enables the designer to build a machine from standard or customized parts, add windings and materials to quickly run a selection of tests ...

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Automated Tests and Reports with Altair FluxMotor

Altair FluxMotor is a straightforward platform dedicated to the pre-design of electric rotating machines. It enables the designer to build a machine from standard or customized parts, add windings and materials to quickly run a selection of tests ...

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NVH Refinement for Electric Vehicles

Replacement of traditional combustion engines with an electric powertrain, bring electro-mechanical induced tonal and high-frequency whine noise. In addition, tire and aerodynamic turbulent noise become more prominent in the absence of a standard ...

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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...

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Use PolyNURBS for Rapid Styling of a Vehicle

This Inspire Studio workflow video shows how PolyNURBS technology can be used to easily and rapidly generate the initial body style of a vehicle.

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Construction History in Inspire Studio

This Inspire Studio Workflow video illustrates an example of how construction history can be leveraged to quickly apply modifications to an existent model, like changing the number of spokes in a bike wheel without rebuilding the model.

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Constraint-based Technical Sketching in Inspire Studio

This Inspire Studio workflow video shows how 2D technical sketches can be leveraged to design parametric parts in a chair design.

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Use Freehand Sketches to Design a Chair with Inspire Studio

This Inspire Studio workflow video shows how freehand sketches can be easily imported in the software and used as the starting point to design a chair.

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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, ...

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Introduction to CellMod FMU by Sendyne

Sendyne’s CellMod™ FMU is the first physics-based virtual battery software that will simulate battery behavior under any condition with an accuracy better than 97%.

This technical webinar is addressed to battery systems designers who want to understand the advantages of using an electrochemical

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System Modelling for Electric Vehicles

Electric Vehicles (EV) are complex systems and need to be connected, automated, lighter & smarter all at once. This calls for systems engineering where different systems are seen whole instead of in silos. Experience e-Mobility Simulation using Al...

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Cost Optimization in Composite Structures

Cost optimization is a driving force in all fields of industry, with every manufacturer competing to provide a cost-effective solution to the end customer. The paper addresses how to perform an early-stage design of components with emphasis on cos...

Technical Papers

10 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do In Altair OptiStruct

You know Altair OptiStruct as the leader in topology optimization, but did you know that the use of OptiStruct for nonlinear structural analysis has been increasing rapidly at leading companies? Teams are benefiting from a modern solver technology...

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Altair Digital Twin Platform

As product complexity increases, making smarter, faster and more informed decisions to deliver exceptional results is critical. Altair’s Digital Twin Platform can help. Using CAE, IoT, machine learning and data intelligence, you can “twin” product...

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Sensorless AC Motor Control

Webinar from Prof. Dr. D.W.J. Pulle

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Increasing Design Optimization and Confidence Through Advanced Weld Fatigue Analysis and Simulation

Welding is a commonly used technique in different industries to join two metal parts. Parts that are welded, tend to fatigue in the welded regions, even in a well-designed structure. Therefore, it is necessary to make a fatigue assessment of the w...

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Berkshire Bank HR Analyst Cashes in on Data Prep

Berkshire Bank’s HR Department needed to create and share monthly reports for proper insight into short-term incentive plans, compensation and salary, talent management and internal/external auditing requests. The HR department spent hours collect...

Customer Stories

Altair Panopticon for Capital Markets

Comprehensive monitoring and analysis of real-time trading and market data with zero coding. Delays in decision making are costly in electronic trading – whether you’re dealing with equities, fixed income, FX, futures, or commodities. Waiting for ...

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Seafood Provider Forecasts Using the Freshest Data

Icicle’s legacy accounting system, built in-house, was unable to provide access to data in a useful, dynamic format without extensive manual effort. Knowledge Works allows Icicle to automate data capture, preparation and reporting, and generate ad...

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MasterCard Improves Customer Experience Through Self-Service Data Prep

With Altair Monarch, MasterCard can now perform reconciliations faster and provide support for ad hoc analysis for customer service queries and other departments.

Customer Stories

Earthlite Works Out Collections Process Kinks with Altair® Monarch®

Static accounts receivable report structure prevented Earthlite from being able to sort and organize collections data and perform analysis. The reporting process was time consuming, resource-intensive and susceptible to error, causing delays in th...

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Altair – Go Further

Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of product development, high performance computing (HPC) and data analytics. Altair enables organizations across broad industry segments to compete more ...

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Providing the Ecosystem for Next Generation Vehicle Powertrains - Altair - Romax White Paper

While designers are juggling with multiphysics constraints to deliver their next vehicles generation in time,
together Altair and Romax Technology offer a complete model-based, multiphysics solution for design, simulation and optimization of complex electro-mechanical powertrains. With extensive e

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The Convergence of Simulation & Data

Jim Scapa brings more than 35 years of business growth, innovation and cultural stewardship to his role as founder, chairman and CEO of Altair.

Jim and two partners identified a need and formed Altair in 1985 with a focus on the then-new field of simulation using high performance computing. Toda

ATC Presentations

Socomec & Mahou Case Study - Enabling Connected Products, Solutions for a Connected World

The world is undergoing a digital revolution, with many enabling technologies maturing simultaneously to fuel this disruption. The Internet of Things is one such enabler that is rapidly being adopted by Industrial Equipment OEMs to enable their p...

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Industrial IoT (IIoT) Networks Powered by 5G New Radio

The 4th industrial revolution or the digital enterprise will re-build the business models in various industries through connectivity. The drivers for 5G NR in industrial IoT (IIoT) networks are (i) increased productivity, (ii) digital transformat...

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Smarter ways for Optimizing Product Performance with the help of Altair’s Digital Twin Platform

"This presentation will feature the building blocks that form Altair’s Digital Twin Platform - a comprehensive and flexible toolbox that enables users to build a digital twin that best meets their specific needs.

With the help of the specific use case of TeamTao’s Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (A

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Virtual Design and Testing of a Medical Autoinjector

Nolato specializes in polymer-based product design and manufacturing to virtually design a device to automatically inject medicines, such as insulin for diabetic patients. Within this presentation different aspects of the product design cycle are ...

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Driving Manufacturing Decisions with Machine Learning

Sheet-metal stamping is one of the most common manufacturing processes in the automotive industry, yet it requires experience to sort-out the most adequate and cost-efficient sub-process for every part. This presentation will demonstrate how Knowl...

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Identifying and Capturing Business Growth Opportunities with Machine Learning

This presentation describes how machine learning is creating another disruptive methodology for Maxion Wheels as well as the returns the company is already realizing with this new approach in terms of quality, reliability and profitability.

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Data Driven Models for HVAC Load Prediction

Consumers electric bills typically have two primary components: energy charges and demand charges. Demand charges are significantly costlier (10 times on average) than normal energy charges because of the inherent production cost to maintain the d...

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The Wahoo KICKR Bike: Designing a Ride Experience that Blurs the Line Between Virtual and Reality

As more products enter the market that simulate real world experiences, consumers' expectations are rapidly increasing. To meet these rising expectations the hardware and controls required are becoming more complex while maintaining time to marke...

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Experience the Sound of Your Future EV Before it is Built

Achieving the targeted brand image in a short development cycle time with minimal or zero prototypes is a major challenge faced by EV companies. To overcome this challenge, Altair, HBK and Romax have jointly developed a simulation driven process c...

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The role of finite element analysis in the development and optimization of novel sports head protection

Head health and safety has been an emergent theme within the scientific community, with an emphasis on mild traumatic brain injury. Protective equipment, such as helmets, provide a method of reducing the forces of impact that are delivered to the ...

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Internal Noise Simulation/Emulation

Presenters: Rafael Morais Cunha, CAE Engineer in NVH, FCA Group & Frederico Luiz de Carvalho Moura, NVH CAE Leader, FCA Group

To make the driving experience more comfortable for passengers inside a vehicle compartment, in an increasingly shorter development cycle, predictive methods for the

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Vehicle Concept Design using Ride & Comfort Requirements for Truck & Trailer System Dynamics

Presenter: Kaustubh Deshpande, Chassis Engineer, Nikola Motor Company

This presentation describes Nikola Motor’s progression of design maturity from 1D CAE to 3D CAD/CAE for chassis system engineering work on their electric trucks. This progression spans from Voice of Customer to Functiona

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Multi-Fidelity E-Motor Drive Solution

Presenters: Ulrich Marl, Key Account Manager for Electric Vehicle Motor-Feedback Systems, Lenord+Bauer & Andy Dyer, MBD Sr Technical Specialist, Altair

This presentation shows a modeling process to quantify the position/speed sensor (e.g, encoder) effects on an e-motor, and corresponding c

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Solving Challenges in Electric Motor Design

Presenter: Berker Bilgin, Assistant Professor of Engineering (ECE) at McMaster University and co-founder of Enedym Inc.

Electric motors in general, are made of certain parts, such as the stator, rotor, coils and magnets, and mechanical parts. These parts might look simple and bulky from th

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