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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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Altair SimSolid Technology Overview

An overview of the theoretical foundation of SimSolid, including mathematical background, computer implementation, and positioning among numerical methods.

Technical Papers

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

Altair SimSolid Datasheet

Altair SimSolid is a structural analysis software developed specifically for rapidly evolving design processes. It eliminates geometry simplification and meshing, the two most time-consuming and expertise-extensive tasks done in traditional FEA, e...

Datasheets

Roth McFarlane Hand and Upper Limb Centre

See how McFarlane Hand and Upper Limb Centre in London, Ontario is uses Altair SimSolid™ to evaluate the biomechanics of bone stresses.

Customer Stories

Join the Simulation Revolution: Introduction to Altair SimSolid

SimSolid is a game-changing simulation technology for designers and design engineers. SimSolid accelerates product exploration with highly accurate engineering simulation:

-Analyze complex assemblies in seconds to minutes
-Simulate more, prototype less
-Predict product performance for better de

Webinars

Serapid

Serapid, the developer and manufacturer of the original Rigid Chain, designs and manufactures telescopic mechanical actuators for the horizontal and vertical movement of heavy loads. See how they use Altair SimSolid™ to aid in gravity loads of com...

Customer Stories

Simulation-Driven Design: Solving the Geometry Problem

One of the challenges of simulation is that geometry of CAD and traditional FEA are different, necessitating time consuming simplification work to define the mesh and resulting in losses in accuracy.

Altair SimSolid takes a different approach, analyzing fully featured CAD assemblies directly wit

Technical Papers

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

Andron Handling

Andron Handling needed to assess the strength of the welded fabrication and vertical clamping arms for both lifting and clamping loads. In previous analysis of this type in Altair SimSolid™, they would have removed the wheels from the model and ap...

Customer Stories

Piloting SimSolid for Fast Directional Feedback to Reduce Product Development Timelines

"The analysis team at CNH is piloting Altair SimSolid™ as a design refinement tool solution for providing fast directional feedback to the engineering team.

CNH has performed some correlation studies against HyperWorks FEA for accuracy, and has established some criteria for identifying the appr

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

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

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 ...

ATC Presentations
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