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Five Common Mistakes made Running Topology Optimization

Topology optimization is an approach that optimizes the material distribution within a given design space, for a given set of loads and boundary conditions, to meet a set of performance targets. Using topology optimization at a concept level can h...

Articles

Practical Aspects of Structural Optimization

This study guide aims to provide a basic introduction in the different optimization methods. Designed for users who are interested to learn more about the “inspiring” world of optimization.

eBooks

Magneto Vibro Acoustic Design of PWM Fed Induction Machines

Induction Motors (IM) are widely used in various industries. To ensure their speed control, IM will be supplied with pulse width modulation (PWM). This kind of supply, can impact efficiency of the motor and degrade its vibro-acoustic behavior, gen...

Technical Papers

SimSolid Drives Down Analysis Time at Don-Bur

Truck trailer manufacturer, Don-Bur, discuss the challenges its engineering team was having with simulation in SolidWorks, and how a move to SimSolid has cut its simulation time from hours to a just few minutes.

Video Testimonials

Optimizing CAE Data Preparation Processes Using CADdoctor

As the use of 3D data throughout the produce lifecycle broadens, it is ever more essential to prepare high-quality 3D CAD geometry models to streamline the entire simulation process. CADdoctor is a tool to streamline CAD geometry preparation to ma...

Webinars

Embed Salient PM Motor Control Series

PLaylist on Altair Embed Salient motor control

Training Materials, Tutorials, Videos

Altair Embed Arduino Series

Embed playlist on Arduino

Training Materials, Tutorials, Videos

Embed Drone Control Series

Playlist on Altair Embed-Drone control

Training Materials, Tutorials, Videos

Introduction to Humanetics FE Dummy Models

An introductory webinar to Humanetics Finite Element (FE) Dummy Models, available through the Altair Partner Alliance. FE Dummy Models is a large suite of highly detailed and validated finite element crash dummy models to virtually simulate the be...

Webinars

Forecast Your Software Licensing Future with Altair SAO Predict

Altair SAO enables you to visualize and analyze global software inventories and utilization rates across facilities, divisions, departments, and users. With SAO, it’s easy to pinpoint underutilized assets for better business planning and forecasti...

Webinars

Frequency Domain: Industry Trends and New Technology

Frequency domain methods for fatigue analysis and/or general random response analysis have experienced a resurgence over the last few years due to improved technology and better computational processes. Today, a complete range of models can be pr...

Webinars

Fixed Point - Fundamentals Part 2

Application of fixed point autoscale feature and attributes of automatically generated fixed point C-code

Training Materials, Tutorials

Discrete Reset Integrator, Merge, & CrossDetect Blocks

Understanding the Merge and CrossDetect blocks, adding an Embed model to the Embed MenuBar, modeling a discrete reset integrator.

Training Materials, Tutorials

Fixed Point - Filters

Use of the transfer function block and filter design option to design, discretize and implement a second order low pass filter. Adjusting the discrete stepsize and fixed point format for acceptable performance are covered.

Training Materials, Tutorials

Fixed Point - Fundamentals Part 1

Description and use of fixed point blocksets, block properties, blockset configuration tool and displaying fixed point overflow messages and watermarks.

Training Materials, Tutorials

Unit Delay, Pulse Counter, and Discrete Integrator

Use of the Unit Delay, modeling a pulse counter, and modeling a discrete backwards rectangular integrator.

Training Materials, Tutorials

Altair Knowledge Studio - Python Challenges Overcome

Altair Knowledge Studio is the best solution that addresses Python coding challenges. Regardless of experience with Python, Knowledge Studio consistently creates quality code. Generate and deploy Python code from workflows for easy deployment.

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University of Texas - Arlington

Formula SAE is a collegiate design series run by Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), which challenges students to design, build and compete with an open wheel style car across various events. The competition pitches various teams across differe...

Customer Stories

Data Preparation for RPA Datasheet

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is the use of robotic software to automate time-consuming, high-volume, repetitive back-office activities. Whether it be the reduction of FTE’s or other cost measures the benefits of RPA to an organization can be s...

Datasheets

Altair Panopticon Datasheet

The Panopticon Streaming Analytics Platform gives business users and engineers the tools they need to build and deploy their own real-time data monitoring and analysis applications without writing a single line of code. Panopticon Visual Analytic...

Datasheets

OptiStruct – Nonlinear Axisymmetric Analysis

Nonlinear axisymmetric analysis with OptiStruct.

Tips & Tricks

Controlling LEDs - Frequency Controlled

Example of host-to-target communication to blink the red LED on the target Texas Instrument F28069M LaunchPad Development Kit using an Embed slider block.

Training Materials, Tutorials

Controlling LEDs - Frequency Controlled With "On Time" Measurement

Host-to/from-target communication to blink the red LED on the Target Texas Instrument F28069M LaunchPad Development Kit

Training Materials, Tutorials

Controlling LEDs - Basics

Blink the red LED on a Texas Instruments F28069M LaunchPad board at 0.5Hz. The model is expanded to blink the red and blue LEDs alternately at 0.5 Hz and then at 10Hz.

Training Materials, Tutorials

Compound Blocks - Advanced

Discussion of two compound block features; Enabled Execution and Local Time Step. Additionally, the Local Time Step feature is applied to implement the block diagram equivalent of a "For" loop to iteratively solve a nonlinear implicit equation.

Training Materials, Tutorials

Plot & Buffer blocks

Creating vectors using the Embed “buffer” block, and configuring and using the “plot” block to display “buffer” data.

Training Materials, Tutorials

Oscilloscope Display Using Monitor Buffer

High speed data collection using the EMBED Monitor Buffer Read and Write blocks, using the plot block to display Monitor Buffer data, displaying the % CPU usage using the Target Interface Block, and controlling the Target update time.

Training Materials, Tutorials

Compound Blocks - Basics

Create compound blocks to add levels to your model; navigate through your model; add/remove compound block connector pins; use compound block dialog constants and dialog windows; access and use built in variables

Training Materials, Tutorials

Texas Instruments CCS Software Installation

Step by Step instructions to install the Texas Instruments Code Composer Studio and Uniflash software on your computer.

Training Materials, Tutorials

Digital Power Buck Converter Control

Voltage Mode Control

Training Materials, Tutorials

Add a Model to the Embed Menubar

A binary hysteresis model is developed and simulated. The model is added to the Embed Menubar under a new menu named MyModels.

Training Materials, Tutorials

Encoders

Configure and read a US Digital S4T 4 wire quadrature incremental encoder connected to a Texas Instrument F28069M LaunchPad board.

Training Materials, Tutorials

Materialise 3-matic: What’s New in Version 14

3-matic 14 introduces an improved Lattice module (formally known as Lightweights module), making your workflow more efficient thanks to a simplified UI/UX and new features in the Lattice module. Next to this, an enhanced Texturing Module to speed...

Webinars

Furuta Inverted Pendulum Control

Apply the Model -Based Development process to the design, test, and HIL testing of a swing up and balance controller for the Furuta inverted rotary pendulum.

Training Materials, Tutorials

Altair Inspire – Mesh Control

How to use the mesh control option in Altair Inspire.

Tips & Tricks

Simulation-Driven Design of Sheet-Metal Components

A good Design is not complete unless it meets desired performance and qualifies for efficient manufacturing. Design of sheet-metal components demand the following, From a Design perspective - if sheet-metal can be used for intended design, their sizing & shape, choice of material, weight and cost.

Webinars

OptiStruct – Section Force Output from Pretension Bolt

OptiStruct – Section Force Output from Pretension Bolt

Tips & Tricks

OptiStruct – Mode Tracking and Rotor Energy from Complex Eigen Value Analysis

OptiStruct – Mode Tracking and Rotor Energy from Complex Eigen Value Analysis

Tips & Tricks

OptiStruct – Key Performance Indicator Output

OptiStruct – Key Performance Indicator Output

Tips & Tricks

Improving Performance Using FEKO and HyperStudy at Northrop Grumman

Scott Burnside, Senior Antenna & RF Engineer at Northrop Grumman, explains how Altair Feko and HyperStudy can be combined to design and optimize antennas for land vehicles, helicopters, and aircrafts.

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