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Design PCBs Right the First Time

Altair PollEx with its comprehensive and integrated set of PCB design viewing, analysis and verification tools helps organizations to: Improve communication among multiple discipline engineers by overcoming difficulties due to usage of different data (structure) and application (toolsets). Incorporate practical solutions and customizing features vetted by global electronic leaders. Significantly reduce the number of design reviews and thereby achieve better time to market and cost

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Compose NVH

In this course you will find 6 modules to help you learn how to use Altair Compose for NVH.

eLearning

Evolution & Usage of Electromagnetic Simulation in the Naval & Shipbuilding Industry

The Marine Engineering and Shipbuilding Industry is becoming even more important in the connected world. The ability to accelerate turnaround time and reduce cost is becoming a key driver to success. The use of simulation technologies to improve design efficiency and reduce physical testing costs continues to be one of the best ways to address engineering challenges in the Marine industry.

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Safety Tools for the Simulation of the Updated IIHS Side Impact and EuroNCAP Frontal Impact Crash Tests Protocol

In order to continuously improve road user’s protection during a crash event, safety standards are regularly updated by introducing new crash test protocols and enhancing existing ones. This webinar will focus on the presentations of the test’s tools needed for the simulation of theses updated tests programs, with focus on THOR 50th EuroNCAP and SIDIIs blD.

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Design Antennas for Smart Devices Using Altair EM Solution

In an interconnected world, most devices are currently wireless with several antennas. PCBs are densely packed with components, leaving a very limited space for antenna and the engineer needs to come up with a suitable design. The performance of the antenna is also influenced by the adjacent components on the PCB. This webinar presents Altair’s advanced computational tools for designing antennas on PCBs for Bluetooth and Wi-Fi applications.

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Altair HyperWorks™ – Design Explorer

Design Explorer: Multi-disciplinary design exploration and optimization tools. Design Explorer enables you to explore, understand, and improve your system's designs using methods such as design-of-experiments and optimization. By using Design Explorer, you can make better decisions and optimize the performance, reliability and robustness of your systems.

Tips & Tricks

Altair HyperWorks™ – Design Space Management for Concept Design Topology Optimization

Design Space Management: Workflow to support the complete topology modeling (Automotive) and meshing process.

Tips & Tricks

Altair HyperLife™ – Weld Certification

HyperLife Weld Certification is a specialty module for fatigue strength assessments according to common design codes/norms and guidelines welded structures.

Tips & Tricks

Altair HyperWorks™ – Pedestrian Impact Tool

The Pedestrian Impact tool automates the vehicle marking, impactors positioning and the export of solver decks with minimal input, therefore reducing the full process lead time.The tool conforms to the pedestrian safety regulations EuroNCAP, CNCAP, UN-R127 and GTR.

Tips & Tricks

Altair SimSolid™ – 3D Solid Seam Welds

Seam welds are now modeled as 3D solids. This replaces the previous connection based approach. Welds are defined by section size and length along the edge. Simple trapezoidal shapes are used to represent the welds. Weld material properties are taken from the adjacent parts.

Tips & Tricks

e-Mobility Development Webinar Series

The electric mobility revolution is ready to go mainstream. OEMs, suppliers, and emerging vehicle manufacturers are investing billions to develop innovative electric vehicles and optimize development and production processes to deliver e-mobility to the masses. In these presentations, learn how Altair works with the world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers to accelerate product development, enhance energy efficiency, and optimize integrated system performance.

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Enhance Electronics Product Design Using Altair Multiphysics Solvers

Consumer Electronics products are getting more complex every day. This often requires more physics to be addressed during the design phase, while the development cycles are getting shorter. This webinar presents Altair’s workflow to enable simulation of structural, thermal, acoustics and fatigue properties in an integrated Multiphysics environment.

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Basic Data Prep Using Monarch

Basic Data Prep will cover the simplest changes that can be made after the data has been extracted from Report Design. Once data is brought into the prepare window, it can be manipulated further while creating a repeatable and effective process. Mastering Basic Data Prep will allow the user to refine the information that they want to focus on.

Presentations, Training Materials

Introduction to Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning Using Altair Knowledge Studio

This session will be a general overview of just exactly what machine learning is and how it can add value to your business. Definitions of terms and an overview of what kinds of predictive analytics there are, and what is needed from a business perspective to take advantage of these predictive techniques. Attendees will be given examples of models and an introduction on how to take historical data, build models and create a reusable workflow.

Presentations, Training Materials

Advanced Analytics Using Altair Knowledge Studio

Building on the introduction class, this session will take the attendees on a journey into specific modeling examples, example on how to validate those models and finally analysis and test those models.

Presentations, Training Materials

Introduction to Visual Analytics with Altair Panopticon

Introduction to converting data into useful visual displays that show useful, actionable information.

Presentations, Training Materials

Advanced Data Prep Using Monarch

Taking you beyond simple column operations and transformations, the Advanced Data Prep module will explore how to recreate complex manual tasks in a repeatable fashion. Being familiar with these skills will allow user to address complex data transformation challenges and establish the relationship between column level operations and tabular level transformations.

Presentations, Training Materials

Advanced Real-Time Visual Analytics with Altair Panopticon

Advanced real-time display on data and how to use Panopticon to visually display quickly changing data when needed.

Presentations, Training Materials

Applications of EDEM for construction and mining equipment design

This eBook discusses the challenges linked to designing equipment intended to handle rocks, soils, ores and gravel. It introduces EDEM -bulk material simulation software- and explains how it can be used for the design, performance testing, and optimization of construction and mining equipment. The following topics are covered: - Challenges of designing heavy equipment handling bulk materials - What is EDEM simulation technology - CAE integration - Benefits of using EDEM simulation as part of the design process - Applications examples: dump trucks, excavators, dozers, loaders, grab buckets, and more - Case study: Increasing the operational performance of a truck load body at VR Steel

eBooks

Design Implants Leveraging Additive Manufacturing

Advancements in 3D printing and optimizing parts for additive manufacturing is changing medical industry’s production approaches. Applications include dental implants, bone replacements, prosthetics, surgical instruments and many more. ​ This webinar presents Altair’s solution for designing parts for additive manufacturing for medical applications, reduce design and manufacturing cost, generate efficient designs and predict-fix manufacturing defect early.

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What is the Discrete Element Method (DEM)?

This eBook describes the theoretical background behind the Discrete Element Method (DEM) - a particle-scale numerical method for modeling the bulk behavior of granular materials and many geomaterials such as coal, ores, soil, rocks, aggregates, pellets, tablets and powders. The following topics are covered: - Modeling Approaches - DEM Background - Particle Motion Calculations - Time Steps - Interaction Models - Contact Detection - Particle Shapes - Material Calibration - Geometries in DEM - Coupling DEM with other CAE tools

eBooks

Monarch Spotlight Series: Monarch at 30 Years - New Features and Little Known Attributes

Monarch has been the leader in self-service data preparation for over 30 years. With our newest release, we’ve made even your most difficult data prep challenges even simpler.
With the inclusion of Worksheet Design, we can now take your structured, formatted spreadsheets (for example, Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets) and simplify the extraction of the data with a few clicks. We’ve also upgraded our PDF engine to make even the most unruly PDFs a snap to trap.

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Applying large-scale 3D Printing and Digital Twin technologies to the factory floor

ABB, MX3D, and Altair demonstrate how Industry 4.0 will deliver customized manufacturing equipment There is a growing desire for even more customization to improve performance and efficiency in the dynamic industry of robotics and factory automation. MX3D and Altair demonstrate how to apply large-scale 3D metal printing to customize manufacturing equipment and increase productivity. Showcasing the use of Digital Twin Technology to drive system understanding for better design, higher operational efficiency, and reduced implementation risks attendees will learn: How to identify high-value parts and value drivers for additive manufacturing? How to get started with large scale 3D metal printing? How virtual development methods help to realize complex individual products of batch size1 and make them profitable?

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Optical Modeling of Automotive LiDAR Systems

The use of LiDAR systems is becoming more popular in automotive applications. Optical analysis software such as TracePro allows engineers and designers to model these systems in a virtual environment and make wise choices before producing physical prototypes. Modeling these systems can be challenging in terms of setting up the source, choosing the appropriate properties, and working with small number of rays that return to the target. In this webinar we will look at modeling LiDAR systems in TracePro including setting up the model, defining the beam, and analyzing the results. We will also look at tools to improve the sampling efficiency of the model to get better results without the need for raytracing very large numbers of rays.

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Applications of EDEM in the Steelmaking Process

This eBook discusses how EDEM bulk material simulation can be used to optimize a range of operations and processes as part of the steelmaking process. - Raw material handling: transfer chutes, coal wagons, bucket elevators & screw augers - Processes: breakage, crushing, mixing, drying, vibration - Blast furnace loading and cohesive zone Learn how EDEM can help improve steel quality, energy efficiency and blast furnace performance.

eBooks

From Know How to Know Why! - Digital Twin Design Process opening new horizons for Investment Casting

Development based on experience often means that you know what happens, but you don‘t know why! The use of Digital Twins in development helps convert empirical knowledge into physical. This creates a valid basis for optimization and caters the need for rising performance, lightweight or cost requirements.
Watch the webinar recording "From Know How to Know Why!" - Digital Twin Design Process opening new horizons for Investment Casting presented jointly with Feinguss Blank, one of the leading investment casting foundries in Europe and the EICF.
In this webinar recording you will learn how Feinguss Blank applies smart cast processes to address development challenges. The presentation will:

  • demonstrate the application of simulation-driven design and additive manufacturing to drive next generation lightweight designs through an investment casting process.
  • show an integrated workflow on simulation-driven-design and manufacturability, to obtain lightweight parts in a single environment.
  • feature how to apply this digital twin platform for investment casting, sand-casting and within additive manufacturing or hybrid manufacturing processes.

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HyperWorks 2020

In this course you will have the opportunity to learn about HyperWorks. Modules contained within the course provide detailed descriptions of the tools and workflows within HyperWorks. You will also have the opportunity to watch demonstrations and perform hands on exercises throughout the modules. A login to Altair One is required to access this course.

eLearning

HyperWorks CFD v2020

In this course you will have the opportunity to learn about HyperWorks CFD. Modules contained within the course provide detailed descriptions of the tools and workflows within HyperWorks CFD. You will also have the opportunity to watch demonstrations and perform hands on exercises throughout the modules. A login to Altair One is required to access this course.

eLearning

Reduce PCB Design Reviews From Design to Manufacturing Using Altair EDA Solution

Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) are integral part of the electronic devices. Though the complexity of the PCBs has evolved tremendously over the years, the design life cycle hasn’t changed and remains sequential with separate databases and component libraries for each stage. This webinar presents Altair’s unified solution for PCB design considerations, including DFM, DFA, DFE, Signal Integrity and Thermal Analysis.

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Improve Performance of Mechatronics Systems

Complex devices such as surgical robots, autoinjector etc go through several validation and verification phases that can increase product development time. The interconnected devices also pose a challenge for model exchange and collaboration.​ This webinar presents Altair’s model-based development (MBD) platform to drive fast development for smart connected systems. Explore more by combining mechanical models with electrical models leveraging multi-disciplinary simulation.

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Boost Speed and Accuracy of Your RF Microwave Component and Antenna Design

µWave Wizard™ is a 3D full wave electro-magnetic design automation suite using hybrid solver technology for combining speed and accuracy of advanced Mode-Matching (MM) methods with the flexibility of the Finite-Element-Method (FEM) for cost effective development of passive microwave systems and components, including antennas. The ability to parametrize component properties for control by different optimizers and the increased computational efficiency derived from solving individual circuit components before combining their respective solutions at circuit level are the benefits of this concept. Simulation time and development cost can be significantly reduced by composing RF microwave structures fast and easy using a combination of predefined parametric building elements and user generated elements instead of cumbersome drafting of complete 3D models of complex structures.

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Modeling Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Processes with EDEM

In this webinar, learn more about EDEM simulation technology and how it can help optimize a range of processes including mixing, coating and die filling.

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Compose Signal Processing

In this course you will find 12 modules to help you learn how to use Altair Compose for Signal Processing.

eLearning

Compute Beam Properties and 3D Stresses of Advanced Composite Structures

VABS offers an unprecedented combination of efficiency and accuracy for composite beam modeling. Saving orders of magnitude in computing time without a loss of accuracy, engineers can consider more design options and arrive at the best solution more quickly in order to accelerate time to market while reducing costs. VABS is a powerful tool for modeling composite helicopter and wind turbine rotor blades, as well as other slender composite structures, like propellers, landing gear, high-aspect ratio wings, composite tubes, and more. The tool is capable of rigorously reducing an original 3D slender solid with complex cross-sections into simple engineering beam models.

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Accelerate Electronics Design Modeling Using Altair Multiphysics Platform

As high-tech electronics companies adopt Multiphysics solutions, they may introduce new complexity in the development process coupling multiple tools. Model setup, remeshing, and design modification offer no additional value and increase the product lead time. This webinar presents Altair’s single model multi electronics system in an integrated Multiphysics environment.

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Applications of EDEM for Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Processes

This eBook provides an overview of common challenges involving particulates such as poor mixing, uneven coating, and pill breakage. It introduces EDEM - Discrete Element Method (DEM) software - and goes through examples of applications including mixing, agglomeration, comminution, die filling, tablet compaction, tablet coating and more.

eBooks

Applications of EDEM for Agricultural Machinery Design

This eBook discusses the challenges linked to working with crops, grains and soils. It introduces EDEM -granular material simulation software- and goes through examples of applications including combine harvesters, tillage tools, seeder equipment, and grain handling systems.

eBooks

Antenna Design and Optimization Using Machine Learning

Machine learning is a method of data analysis that automates analytical model building. As the antennas are becoming more and more complex each day, antenna designers can take advantage of machine learning to generate trained models for their physical antenna designs and perform fast and intelligent optimization on these trained models. Using the trained models, different optimization algorithms and goals can be run quickly, in seconds, for comparison and for types of different studies, such as for example stochastic analysis for tolerance studies etc. This short course presents the process of fast and intelligent optimization by adopting both the Design of Experiments (DOE) and machine learning using Altair FEKO. Examples to showcase the advantages of using machine learning for antenna design and optimization will be presented.

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Optimize Medical Stents with Machine Learning

Medical stents are a lifeline for patients with cardiovascular illness and disease. Device manufacturers are required to dedicate large amounts of time and expense to clinical tests to validate safety and performance claims. Simulation can speed up these trials by satisfying the testing of variables virtually. This webinar presents Altair’s process for fast and intelligent stent optimization by coupling simulation, Design of Experiments (DOE) and machine learning algorithm to generate an analytical model.

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SimLab sT - CFD-Thermal Analysis Of Complex Systems

This is an introductory session on SimLab for CFD and multi-physics simulation using Acusolve. A combination of lectures and exercises explain the modelling and physics setup of for complex assemblies. Leveraging on Altair Structural (OptiStruct) and CFD (AcuSolve) solvers , SimLab offers a streamlined workflow for CFD as well as Multiphysics simulation. The webinar also covers on extraction of Fluid volumes , boundary layers and physics setup and postprocessing in SimLab.

Training Materials, Webinars

Powerful and Easy-to-Use Solution for Bolted and Screwed Joint Analysis

Cobra addresses complex bolted and screwed joints with critical safety and security issues. The software enables designs to be tested quickly and rigorously to prevent failures and extend service life, in line with the VDI2230 standard. In contrast to manual calculations and verifications, which can take several days to complete, with Cobra even complex assemblies are resolved in around 30 minutes. Leading enterprises and organizations in the automotive, rail, air, defense, and space sectors routinely employ Cobra to analyze dynamic assemblies. For industries such as gas, petroleum, agriculture, and construction, it is an equally valuable tool for heavy duty joints.

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Harness The Power of Machine Learning While Building Trust Using Explainable Predictive Analytics

This presentation is about making machine learning models and their decisions interpretable, and why it's important and valuable.

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Reduce Time-to-Market Using Rapid Design Iteration

One of the biggest challenges in the consumer electronics industry is reducing the time-to-market given the highly competitive landscape and there is a stronger emphasis on virtual simulations over physical prototyping. However, performing virtual simulations on large complicated assemblies can be a tedious and time-consuming process due to the complexity of the assembly. This webinar presents Altair’s CAD-based simulation process that can drastically reduce the time taken to build and solve large complicated electronic components.

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Achieve Battery Thermal Management System Requirements using Altair CFD Solutions

The operating temperature of Li-ion batteries used in modern electric vehicles should be maintained within an allowable range to avoid thermal runaway and degradation. Poor thermal management affects the charging and discharging power, cycle life, cell balancing, capacity and fast charging capability of the battery pack. Hence, a thermal management system is needed in order to enhance the performance and to extend the life cycle of the battery pack. Altair’s comprehensive CFD solutions provides the complete thermal management using both 3D and 1D frameworks using Altair’s AcuSolve and GE FlowSimulator respectively. Detailed analysis of active and passive cooling methods and, the effective combination of both is in focus. The study and optimization of cooling module design strategy such as coolant type, direct contact or jacket cooling, serial or parallel cooling , module shape or dimensions, coolant flow rate combined with cell characteristics and driving cycles, etc are the key areas of work. The BTMS is of utmost importance to EV/HEV. The webinar focuses on the overview of Altair’s thermal solutions and how the software AcuSolve and FlowSimulator plays a very important role in providing all-round BTMS solution.

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The Benefits and Hurdles of Using Shot Sleeve Simulation: A Case Study of a BMW Clutch Housing

The casting process simulation, as a tool to detect and eliminate problems in the die casting process and possible defects in the cast parts at an early stage, can be further improved by considering the processes in the shot sleeve. This will be illustrated in this webinar using an aluminium die cast part, a BMW clutch housing, with results from various shot sleeve simulations. Different procedures for dosing and the sequence of the first filling phase are compared. Important basics and influencing factors are described. Advantages and disadvantages in the casting process and consequences for the cast part quality are presented.

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FEA Analysis for Faster and More Accurate Shipbuilding

An Introductory webinar to MAESTRO, a design, analysis, evaluation and optimization tool specifically tailored for floating structures now available through the Altair Partner Alliance. MAESTRO is a design, analysis, evaluation and optimization tool specifically tailored for floating structures, and has been fielded as a commercial product for over 30 years with a world-wide user base.

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Electromagnetic Solutions for Accelerated Product Development of Aerospace and Defense Systems

In this webinar we showcase Altair’s unique electromagnetic simulation solutions combining antenna design and installed antenna performance with radio coverage analysis, including virtual flight and drive tests. We also cover fast modelling of radomes including FSS, speed up of platform model clean-up and meshing, new uses cases and technology for scattering and RCS, prediction of radio frequency interference, radio coverage and planning, spectrum management, additional related solutions on the Altair Partner Alliance and our software delivery models.

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Enhancing Product Design for Medical Devices

Medical devices of all kinds must be designed to withstand the structural and operational requirements associated with normal use, drop, and misuse, all while balancing weight and cost considerations. This webinar presents Altair’s workflow to enable simulation of structural, thermal, and fluid properties coupled with electromagnetics, and mechatronics in an integrated Multiphysics environment.

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