Resource Library

Frontloading with Simulation at the Designer's Desk

Discover how to reduce product development time with Altair SimSolid, a new technology to analyze the structural performance of complex assemblies that operates on original, un-simplified CAD geometry directly.

Use Cases

Using Altair Software for Simulation-driven Design

The widespread adoption of Altair SimSolid™ has enabled customers to accurately test more ideas during each design iteration. Altair Inspire™ was the first tool to democratize topology optimization. Altair Inspire now embeds the speed and accuracy...

Use Cases

Driving Design with Integrated Simulation Solutions

Effectively driving system-level design with simulation requires that all your simulation solutions work well together. Bringing simulation activities out of their traditional silos into a common environment demands more than simply exchanging models and results between disparate applications.

Presentations

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 virtua...

Webinars

Run Faster, Make Friends and Embrace the Power - HyperWorks Unlimited HPC Appliances

If you want to supercharge your throughput, spend your days making radical improvements and work confidently from an easy-to-use browser - have we got a show for you! Begin the journey to lead your people to triumph and glory as you learn about th...

Presentations

SimSolid simulation at the speed of design

Simulation has its greatest impact when done early and often in the design process. Now, SimSolid is reimagining how simulation-driven design is performed.

Presentations

Altair 2020 and Beyond

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.

Presentations

Simulation with Certainty

Altair solver technology helps to unleash the limitless potential of the creative mind. We seek through our technology to inspire and empower people to solve the greatest engineering challenges.

Presentations

Driving Design from Concept to Manufacturing with Inspire

Altair Inspire has rapidly advanced from a topology optimization tool for designers to a design environment spanning industrial design, structural simulation and optimization, motion analysis and manufacturing simulation.

Presentations

Leveraging Disruptive Technology in Structural Simulation to Address Economic Challenges in the Oil and Gas Industry

The oil and gas industry is no stranger to challenges. In today’s world, the challenges come from an extremely competitive energy market, the growth of renewable energy, the increasing demand for minimizing the environmental footprint, and most re...

Webinars

Altair SimSolid - Simulate at the Speed of Design

By performing structural analyses on fully featured CAD assemblies within minutes, SimSolid is the game-changing simulation technology for designers, engineers, and analysts. In this short demo, we'll show how the structural performance for differ...

Use Cases

Altair Inspire - Accelerate Simulation Driven Design

Altair Inspire is a tool that empowers you to create, explore, and study structurally efficient designs. This demo gives a brief overview of Inspire's motion, optimization, modeling, and analysis capabilities.

Use Cases

Altair Inspire - Rapid Design Changes with the Speed and Accuracy of SimSolid

Altair Inspire now integrates Altair SimSolid for fast, accurate structural analysis of complex assemblies, as independently validated by NAFEMS. In this short demonstration we'll show how to analyze the structural performance of an agricultural s...

Use Cases

Altair for Structures Applications

Altair offers industry-leading engineering analysis and optimization tools from simulation-driven design concepts to detailed virtual product validation, and simplified modeling workflows to advanced high-fidelity model building.

Brochures

How Whirlpool Evaluates and Validates Concepts in Minutes with Altair SimSolid

In this webinar, Alexandre Luis Marangoni, Senior CAE Engineer at Whirlpool Corporation discusses how they validated SimSolid against FEA solver results, then implemented the tool into their concept design processes.
SimSolid is used at Whirlpool to quickly evaluate concept feasibility, answer crit

Webinars

Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance Uses Altair SimSolid to Bring Vehicles Chassis Faster onto the Road

Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance is a French-Japanese strategic partnership between the automobile manufacturers Renault (based in France), Nissan (based in Japan) and Mitsubishi Motors (based in Japan). Today, the automotive group has 122 manuf...

Customer Stories

Training - Structural Analysis for Rapid Design Iterations using Altair SIMSOLID

Structural Analysis for Rapid Design Iterations using Altair SIMSOLID

Webinars

Rapidly Improve Your Product's Design Using Altair Inspire with SimSolid Integration

Inspire's award winning user experience for geometry creation and modification can be learned in just a few hours, and delivers dependable Altair solver power. Structural analysis with SimSolid's speed and accuracy - as independently validated by ...

Tutorials, Use Cases

Make Design Decisions in Seconds

SimSolid is a game-changing simulation technology for designers and design engineers. SimSolid accelerates design exploration with highly accurate engineering simulation. With SimSolid, you can analyze complex assemblies in seconds to minutes, sim...

Webinars

What Customers Are Saying About SimSolid

Users from CNH Industrial, Multimatic, and Plastic Omnium discuss the impact of Altair SimSolid on their work.

Customer Testimonials, Video Testimonials

Norwood Sawmills Case Study

In the early 1990s, Peter Dale designed and built his own portable sawmill to help with the construction of a new log cabin. Recognizing a gap in the commercial market, he promptly founded Norwood Sawmills. More than twenty-five years later, it’s ...

Use Cases

Rapid Structural Evaluation of Complex Electronics Assemblies

One of the biggest challenges in the consumer electronics industry is reducing the time-to-market given the highly competitive landscape. Given the lack of time, companies are becoming more and more dependent on virtual simulations rather than phy...

Webinars

Webinar: How Brompton Bicycle Makes Design Decisions in Seconds with Altair SimSolid

Together with Altair, Brompton Bicycle will give you insight into its experiences of utilizing Altair SimSolid, a revolutionary structural analysis solution developed specifically for design engineers. During the 60 minute session, Jonathan Heath,...

Webinars

Designer Oriented Software - Is it Accurate?

Ian Symington of NAFEMS investigates the accuracy of Altair SimSolid through a series of eight analysis benchmarks.

Article originally published in Benchmark Magazine by NAFEMS, the International Association for the Engineering Modeling, Analysis & Simulation Community. Find out more at nafems.or

Articles

Fabric & Altair SimSolid

Fabric, the robotic micro-fulfillment centers Company, Leav Oz-Ari, discuss the challenges its engineering team meet and how the move to Altair SimSolid has cut its simulation time from hours to a just few minutes.

Customer Testimonials

Webinar: Lead-Time Reduction at Renault with Altair SimSolid

Renault presents how they've adopted SimSolid to significantly speed up design time and gain deep design insights upfront in the design process.

Find out how SimSolid is used to run multiple structural simulation iterations directly on their CAD geometry in minutes with amazing accuracy.

Webinars

The Key Role of Simulation in Development of Aluminum Profiles and Study of Glass Structures in Shorter Design Time

This presentation discusses advancements of the range and quality of products in the last few years at Faraone, thanks to the adoption of both Altair Inspire and SimSolid. SimSolid is a great tool that allows Faraone to study and refine the desig...

ATC Presentations

Design for Additive Manufacturing with Topology Optimization

Presentation by Avishai Warszawski, Mechanical Designer at IAI, Israel Aerospace Industries at the ATCx in Israel, Netanya on October 30, 2019.

The goal of this project is to design a lightweight and stiff support bracket for delicate coaxes which are attached to an electronic unit. The machining

ATC Presentations

Hyperworks X Highlights & Future

Presentation by Sergi Chanukaev, Country Managing Director, Altair Israel, at the ATCx in Israel, Netanya on October 30, 2019.

ATC Presentations

Maximize Productivity in SimSolid

Getting started with SimSolid? View this video to see how you can get started and maximize your productivity with the tool.

Videos

The Secrets to Fast AND Accurate Simulation Webinar

No Tradeoffs Required!

There has always been a required compromise when it comes to structural simulation. This tradeoff required users to select a tool that excels in either depth/accuracy OR speed (you have likely experienced this yourself).

With Altair SimSolid, this compromise is no longe

Webinars

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

Lead-Time Reduction at Renault with Altair SimSolid

Renault presented on their use of Altair SimSolid at the HyperWorks 2019 Roadshow in France. They showed a reduction in lead time from weeks to hours with results accuracy within 5% of their standard processes.

Presentations

Evaluate the Largest Assemblies in Minutes with SimSolid

Moving stage for the Qintai Culture & Art Center in Wuhan, China.
The CAD assembly used for the analysis consisted of 7738 parts, including hundreds of bolts and welds. It required approx. one hour to import and setup the model, 30 minutes to solve the analysis on a regular laptop. SimSolid model

Videos

Digital Architects Uses SimSolid to Cut Design Cycle Time by 50%

To build a very simple, robust, sustainable roof structure for a prosthesis lab associated with the Centre medico-chirurgical de l'Ulcère de Buruli, which is a hospital in Bouaké, on the Ivory Coast of Africa, the project team used Altair SimSolid...

Customer Stories

Simulation V Atoms

Dr. Nuno Lourenco, Senior Manager Body Engineering at Jaguar Land Rover presents at the 2019 UK Altair Technology Conference. The increasing complexity of mechanical systems across multiple industries poses challenges to simulation activities, whe...

ATC Presentations

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

Meaningful Results Earlier in the Design Process with SimSolid

Especially in the early design stages of product development, variants change quicker than conventional FEA tools and processes can keep up with. This is even more apparent when full assemblies or complex structures have to be evaluated. Simulati...

Webinars

Transforming Design & Decision Making by Applying Simulation Throughout Product Lifecycles

Seen here presenting at the UK Altair Technology Conference 2019, James R. Scapa brings more than 35 years of engineering experience to his dual role of Chairman and CEO of Altair Engineering, Inc., a title he has held since the company’s inceptio...

ATC Presentations

Empowering Designers with Predictive Simulation Technology

Jon Heath, Lead Mechanical Engineer at Brompton Bicycle presents at the UK ATC 2019. The Brompton bicycle has been engineered over many years using very much traditional engineering development methods. Introducing FEA tools and methods into the d...

ATC Presentations
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