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Altair's 2020 Data Analytics Summit

James R. Scapa brings more than 35 years of engineering experience to his dual role of chairman and CEO of Altair, a title he has held since the company's inception in 1985.

Through Scapa's leadership, the company is now a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in th

Presentations

ATCx CFD 2020 - Accelerate Thermo Fluid Systems Design using GE Flow Simulator

Presented at the ATCx CFD 2020. Accelerate Thermo Fluid Systems Design using GE’s Flow Simulator by Aditya Jayanthi, Product Manager, Thermal Solutions at Altair.

Presentations

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 phys...

Webinars

Altair for Aerospace

Our simulation technologies develop complex, high-fidelity finite-element models for the predictive virtual testing of airframes, engines, and aircraft interiors.

Brochures

Taking Off with Simulation

New airborne solutions are being developed to accommodate one or more persons for air travel. Explorations including large drones, small helicopters, airplanes, and flying cars will enable companies to respond to the demand for Personal Air Mobili...

Customer Stories

Airbus Helicopters Relies on Simulation to Develop Antennas Quickly and Efficiently

Hervé Dutruc, antenna and communication expert at Airbus Helicopters, highlights some of the challenges the company faces for antenna design and installation definition. Airbus Helicopters relies on Altair Feko simulations to support the increased...

Customer Stories, Customer Testimonials

Aircraft Radome Multiphysics Using Simulation

Watch this webinar to see a demonstration of a multiphysics simulation approach using the Altair HyperWorks platform for the analysis of airborne radomes for electromagnetic , structural, aerodynamic, and bird strike performances.

Webinars

Solving Problems in Product Design in Aerospace

Robert Fox, Engineering Associate Fellow at Rolls-Royce presents at the UK Altair Technology Conference 2019.

This presentation provides some background on Rolls-Royce products and how CAE has changed the way in which such complex products are certified as being safe to fly. The presentation then

ATC Presentations

Development of the Next Generation Civil Tiltrotor

Leonardo’s Product Roadmap and the Associated Design Challenges. The Multi-Disciplinary Requirements of Tiltrotor & Other Lightweighting Studies.

This is a keynote presentation from the UK Altair Technology Conference 2019 by David Matthew, Lead Engineer at Leonardo. David joined Westland

ATC Presentations

Blog: Lay-Up Simulations to Choose the Best Fabric Pattern for an Aeronautic Radome

This article focuses on weather radars mounted on small airplanes. They help planning routes before take-off and adapting during the flight depending on weather conditions.

Articles

Energy Finite Element Analysis by MES used to Control Interior Aircraft Noise

With EFEA fewer elements are required compared to FEA, alternative designs can be evaluated rapidly enough in order to influence the design.

Customer Stories

Automating Structural Analysis of Satellites at OHB System AG

Mariana Mendes Leal, Structural Engineer at OHB System AG, talks about how they are able to automate their FE analysis workflow utilizing the Altair HyperWorks suite and tools like Altair’s Automated Report Director.

Customer Testimonials

Big Metal Printing – Realising the Potential of Additive Manufacturing

The South African aviation manufacturing solutions provider Aerosud and the South African Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) teamed up to launch a challenging 3D printing project, Aeroswift. Aeroswift collaborated with Altair to...

Customer Testimonials

Big Metal Printing – Realising the Potential of Additive Manufacturing

The South African aviation manufacturing solutions provider Aerosud and the South African Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) teamed up to launch a challenging 3D printing project, Aeroswift. Aeroswift collaborated with Altair to...

Customer Stories

Using Math for Post-Processing Aerospace CAE Data

Learn how Altair Compose™ can help you reduce the number of tools required to import data from Finite Element Analysis (FEA), then perform useful post-processing calculations, and visualize the results in useful ways.

Webinars

ESRD StressCheck Aero Wing Flap Video

ESRD StressCheck Aero Wing Flap Fitting Use Case

Videos

Improvement of Aircraft Passenger Seat Comfort Through Biomechanical Models and Numerical Simulation

Zodiac Seats (now Safran Seats) designs, certifies and assembles innovative, customizable and high-added-value products. For optimizing seat ergonomics to reduce passenger discomfort, Zodiac Seats France (ZSFR) employ Altair HyperWorks to develop ...

Customer Stories

Designing for Additive Manufacturing - A South African Case Study

Presented by Nic Minnaar from Altair and Jacobus Prinsloo from Aeroswift, we discuss the value of using topology optimization when designing for additive manufacturing.

Aeroswift's 3D Printer is able to print parts which are up to ten times bigger and print them ten times faster than any other p

Webinars

Simulation, 3D Printing and Casting: The Perfect Symbiosis for Large Aerospace Structures

SOGECLAIR aerospace, part of the SOGECLAIR S.A. group, is a major engineering partner and prime
contractor for the aerospace industry. For the design of an aircraft access door, to leverage the full potential of the combined methods of additive manufacturing and casting, SOGECLAIR used the Altair

Customer Stories, Customer Testimonials

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...

ATC Presentations

Industry 4.0 – How Digitalization Makes Weight & Balance Process More Agile and Connected

Kai Thräne, Manager Weight & Balance Research & Development at Airbus Helicopter presents at the 2017 European ATC.

In the context of Industry 4.0, most enterprise processes must become more digitized. A key element will be the evolution of the traditional product development toward a connected a

ATC Presentations, Videos

To the Moon with Additive Manufacturing - Optimization, Space and Everything in Between

Yoram Malka, Head of Mechanical Engineering Department at Israel Aerospace Industry presents at the 2017 European ATC.

Increasing the performance of a system is a constant challenge engineers in all application areas face. This challenge specifically important in the aerospace world where weight

ATC Presentations, Videos

Computing Effects of Electromagnetics and Charged Particles for Aerospace with VSim

This webinar covers VSim, a computational application for simulating electromagnetics in the presence of complex structures and dynamical charged particles. Example applications presented include multipacting, traveling wave tubes and satellite ch...

Webinars

GE's Aviation Systems Business uses Flow Simulator to Model Aircraft Backup Generator

GE Aviation Systems business has been challenged with providing a backup generator (BUG) to provide electrical power to a new aircraft in the event of multiple failures of other systems.

Customer Stories

Pre and Post-Processing for Aerospace

This webinar gives an overview of HyperWorks’ aerospace solution for model-setup, composites modeling and efficient reporting. The popular matrix browser for easy data extraction and advanced post-processing is also covered.

Webinars

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

Design a 3D Printed Support Bracket for a Space Thruster Configuration

IAI and SpaceIL utilized topology optimization with 3D modeling and rendering to design a 3D Printed thruster bracket to be used on its Google Lunar XPRIZE craft for its trip to the moon.

Customer Stories

Altair Aerospace: Bird Strike and Other Nonlinear Transient Analyses

This webinar covers bird strike analysis on a wing, starting out with model setup, going over the impactor management and ending in the analysis of the results. Another topic to be discussed is the forming simulation of a composite rib and result ...

Webinars

Altair Aerospace: Design and Optimization of a Radome

This 25-minute webinar covers the material characterization and optimization of a radar dome (radome) build out of carbon and fiberglass. Also to be discussed is the design and optimization of a radar antenna and the simulation of a radar integrat...

Webinars

Altair Aerospace: Fail-safe and Multiphysics Optimization

This webinar covers the complete fail-safe optimization process of a wing rib starting with the search of a new and more efficient design to the calculation of optimum dimensions. The replacement of a metallic fitting by an organic 3D printed vers...

Webinars

Altair Aerospace: Design a Flap Mechanism with Multibody Dynamics

This short webinar will discuss coupling of aerodynamics loading, structures vibration, mechanisms deployment and hydraulics actuation in the simulation of a high lift device. This session also includes the simulation of structure loads and actuat...

Webinars

Hyper-Fidelity Stress Analysis for S.A.F.E.R Structural Simulation in the Aviation, Aerospace, and Defense Industries

This webinar will share advancements in numerical simulation that make the performance of finite element analysis S.A.F.E.R. – Simple, Accurate, Fast, Efficient, and Reliable. It will present an example engineering design problem from the aviation...

Webinars

Altair Aerospace: FE Model Setup and Validation

This webinar will cover a brief overview of all simulations done on an Altair benchmark airplane wing. All steps from CAD to CAE are discussed, starting with the generation of the geometry, including midsurface generation to meshing and mapping CF...

Webinars

Surrogate Models for Antenna Placement on Large Platforms

The RF Engineering group at the Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC), develops advanced computational electromagnetics and multiphysics algorithms and tools, leveraging vast know-how in EMC for a wide range of applications. Typical chall...

Customer Stories

MIT, Pune

A university team at MIT, Pune used topology optimization and additive manufacturing to develop two new designs for the Quad-rotor UAV drone that were lighter and stronger than previous designs.  

Customer Stories

Explicit Dynamic Simulation of Tool Drop on the Outer Wing of the Swift020 Unmanned Aerial System using Radioss®

The successful launch of a new platform UAS is a comprehensive design engineering and manufacturing endeavor. The full lifecycle must consider maintenance and replacement components. As these requirements often require the use of tools (i.e. screw...

Customer Stories

Sintavia

Sintavia utilized Altair Inspire to prove the ability to additively manufacture optimized aerospace replacement parts that exceed existing part performance while decreasing
the overall weight.

Customer Stories

A Design-Validation-Production Workflow for Aerospace Additive Manufacturing

Additive manufacturing coupled with topology optimization allows the design-and-analysis and manufacturing iterations to be reduced significantly, or even eliminated. To ensure that the part will perform as simulated, a mid-stage validation is con...

Technical Papers

Success Story: OHB System AG

HyperWorks and the Altair Partner Alliance Streamline Development Process of Optical Satellite Components at OHB System AG.

Customer Stories

HyperWorks for Aerospace: Structural Solvers

This video summarizes the latest features of OptiStruct 14.0.120 which are very relevant for aerospace engineers. The topics discussed are new stress constraints for topology optimization, a 'fast contact' algorithm, tape laying manufacturing for ...

Webinars
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