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Generation of Antenna Array Excitation

See how Altair Compose can be used for the automatic generation of antenna array excitations. You can seamlessly perform the necessary calculations, data formatting and output for use with Altair Feko.

Videos

SimLab Tutorials - Solver Setup for Thermal Steady State Analysis

Create material and apply properties; create user-defined contacts; apply thermal loads and define loadcases; define lines static loadcases with the temperature leadcase included; create proper solver settings for each loadcase; export and solve f...

Training Materials, Videos

SimLab Tutorials - Conjugate Heat Transfer

Create a tetra mesh with CFD boundary layer; work with turbulence and temperature equations; define CFD boundary conditions based on inflow average velocities and convective heat flux; define symmetry plane; create material and define properties; ...

Training Materials, Videos

SimLab Tutorials - Linear Steady State Heat Convection Analysis

Create a steady state heat transfer solution; apply thermal loads such as constant temperature and uniform convection; solve and visualize grid temperature

Training Materials, Videos

SimLab Tutorials - Setting-up a Model for Molding Process

Import, position and inspect a CAD model; create mesh controls, surface mesh and organize the parts; create solution and define polymer properties to the bodies; define initial and boundary conditions; apply solver settings, export the deck and so...

Training Materials, Videos

SimLab Tutorials - Topology Optimization with Manufacturing Constraints

Create RBE connectors; create LBC and load cases; define the design space for a topology optimization; define responses; create manufacturing constraints; set an optimization objective; run an optimization with OptiStruct

Training Materials, Videos

SimLab Tutorials - Suspension Insulator

Create electrostatics solution using flux solver; create dielectric material by atributing a relative permitivity; define region physics such as air, dielectric and perfect conductor; create tangential field symmetry plane; compute and review the ...

Training Materials, Videos

SimLab Tutorials - Thermal FSI of Exhaust Manifold

Extract fluid surface from the solid; create CFD tetra mesh and boundary layer; apply boundary conditions with constraint option activated; run and post-process steady state analysis

Training Materials, Videos

SimLab Tutorials - Logo removal

Remove a logo from meshed bodies

Training Materials, Videos

SimLab Tutorials - Region Definition by Two Planar Faces

Create region mesh control based on 2 planar faces; Edit the dimensions of the cuboid region by changing the values, scaling and moving the region; Create region mesh control based on 2 intersecting planes

Training Materials, Videos

SimLab Tutorials - Volume Meshing with Layers_Housing

Request locally a given amount of tet layers through thin walls; Create a volume mesh with Tet10 from an existing, encolsed Tri6 mesh; Auto cleanup a volume mesh based on different quality criteria.

Training Materials, Videos

SimLab Tutorials - Mesh Controls_Gear

Identify, select and isolate geometry features; Tetmesh a solid body using Mesh controls; Export a mesh template based on the face color.

Training Materials, Videos

SimLab Tutorials - Analysis 1D Pretension and Bearing Pressure

Define material and properties; define quickly 1D bolts with pretension; defining loads and constraints; define contacts; export solver deck; run a linear static analysis with OptiStruct; visualize entities

Training Materials, Videos

High Frequency Electromagnetic Simulation

In the session there are great presentations from high quality speakers from industry sectors including automotive, aviation, aerospace railway industry, as well research.
A wide variety of applications are covered, from antenna design and integration, to influences of radome structures on such sys

ATC Presentations, Videos

Introduction to Manufacturing Simulation-Driven Design

Presentation by Martin Solina, Project Manager, and Ulrich Bruder, Vice President Global Partner Sales, at Altair.

ATC Presentations, Videos

Automotive NVH Development - Past, Present, and Future Technology Challenges

Dr. Per-Olof Sturesson, Senior Director Driving Dynamics and Noise & Vibration Centre at Volvo Cars, keynote presentation at the 2018 Global ATC in Paris, France.

Over the last decades, the utilization of CAE has increased substantially in the vehicle NVH refinement process. Today CAE is a fully

ATC Presentations, Videos

Zaha Hadid Presents Innovation in AEC

Eddie Can, Senior Associate at Zaha Hadid Architects, keynote presentation at the 2018 Global ATC in Paris, France.

During his speech Mr. Can will focus on the relationship between highly complex design documents and construction technique that minimize cost while working on a custom and double c

ATC Presentations, Videos

Use of Simple and Complex Tools for Real World Applications 

Presentation by Professor Darrel Socie, Consultant.

Two case studies are presented to show the level of Analysis needed to solve the Fatigue problem. In the first case, the analysis could be carried out with a simple spreadsheet. The second case study involves a high value, large structure th

ATC Presentations, Videos

Socomec IoT Implementation of Altair IoT Stack

Presentation by Vincent Brunetta, Chief Digital Officer at Socomec Holding.

In this presentation you will learn how Socomec has leveraged Altair’s full IoT stack and architecture to build an end to end IoT solution. You will also learn via use case how a broad eco-system of partners with

ATC Presentations, Videos

Motorcycle Crankshaft Modeling with SimLab at BMW Motorrad

Presentation by Roland Zettler, Development Engineer at BMW Motorrrad, Simulation and Predevelopment Power Train.

Motorcycle crankshaft simulation uses a detailed FE-mesh for structural and fatigue analysis. Due to long time durations for FE meshing, the idea was to establish a process fo

ATC Presentations, Videos

Efficient and Accurate Material Engineering

The focus of the seminar is in introducing Altair Multiscale Designer, a framework for efficient and accurate multiscale modeling and simulation of composite and other heterogeneous materials. The development and validation of multiscale material ...

ATC Presentations, Videos

Electromagnetic Design and Multiphysics Simulation for the Creation of Innovative Products

This technical session focuses on design in electrical engineering, and especially on low frequency electromagnetic simulation. Presentations can be viewed of the latest advances in the Altair simulation solutions - Flux and FluxMotor. Several com...

ATC Presentations, Videos

Multi-disciplinary System Simulation for Model-Based Development

Customers share their success stories illustrating how Altair Model-Based Development technology, and especially Altair Activate™, help them design better products faster. These customers give special attention to simulating multi-disciplinary pe...

ATC Presentations, Videos

Crash Simulation at Group PSA : Main Stakes and Perspectives

Presentation by Laurent Di Valentin, CAE Master Expert at PSA Group.

The constant improvements of the CAE process (from subsystem levels to the full car itself) and the development of optimization tools to reduce the mass and increase the performances led us to use the simulation as one v

ATC Presentations, Videos

Robotic Design of a Bushbot Chair

Presentation by Stephan Henrich, Robotikdesin und Architektur.

In this presentation, Stephan Henrich discusses several projects from different areas, including additive generative robotic fabrication and concept design.

ATC Presentations, Videos

Saving Lives with Simulations: CEDREM Collaborates with DuPont on Ballistic Protection Solutions

Presentation by Edouard Ferry, CEDREM.

This study is a first step to study human body behavior during ballistic impacts and find injury thresholds. It combines many HyperWorks specificities such as composite modelling, hyper elastic material law, high speed impacts, equations of state, bi

ATC Presentations, Videos

Development of Super Lightweight Pedal Brackets for Mazda Motor Corporation

Presentation by Hideyuki Inaba, Asahi Kasei.

Asahi Kasei fuses topology optimization technology and resin design technology, and developed superlight weight pedal bracket for Mazda Motor Corporation. Although the metal brake bracket for the current MX-5 is lightweight, we could propose a

ATC Presentations, Videos

Artemis Racing’s use of Simulation Driven Design Technology in Pursuit of the 2017 America’s Cup

Peter Bentley, Design Team Member at Artemis Racing presents at the 2017 European ATC.

The increase in velocity enabled by advanced structural composites and on-board control systems has been a true game changer, and the future of sailing will be increasing dependent on simulation driven design.

ATC Presentations, Videos

Webinar: Optimizing Your CAD Geometry with CADdoctor’s Various Enveloping Functionalities

This webinar discusses the benefits and use cases of CADdoctor’s enveloping functionality. It will also introduce the latest polygon optimization functionality.

Videos, Webinars

Efficient Multidisciplinary Modeling of a Washing Machine Motor Duty Cycle

This presentation will take you step-by-step through the electromagnetic and thermal analysis of a washing machine during a full wash cycle.

By utilizing Flux and Activate, the designer was able to evaluate the thermal image of the motor, faster at a limited cost and in a limited time.

You wil

ATC Presentations, Videos

Design Research Experiences at ZH CoDe

Filippo Nasetti, Senior Associate at Zaha Hadid, presents at Converge 2017 in Essen, Germany.

ATC Presentations, Videos

Development of a New Lightweight Aluminum Profile for a Glass Balustrade

Gabriele Romagnoli, Head of Structural Engineering at Farone, presents at Converge 2017 in Essen, Germany.

ATC Presentations, Videos

Altair and Ziegler Instruments Combine Experience and Technologies to Identify and Eliminate Squeak and Rattle Issues

Altair has partnered with Ziegler-Instruments to enhance its Squeak and Rattle Director (SnRD), making it the most advanced and comprehensive solution on the market to predict and eradicate squeak and rattle phenomena in vehicles, aircraft and oth...

Customer Stories, Videos

Introduction to OptiStruct

OptiStruct is an industry proven, modern structural analysis solver for linear and nonlinear problems under static and dynamic loadings. It is the market-leading solution for structural design and optimization.

Videos

PSA Groupe Discusses the Simulation of Squeak and Rattle Noise in its Vehicles

In this interview, Sebastien Gourg, CAE Methods, Expertise and Support Engineer from PSA Groupe gives us insight into his experience of working with Altair ProductDesign during the implementation and customization of the Squeak and Rattle Director...

Customer Stories, Videos

SEAM Online Tutorials

Cambridge Collaborative, Inc and the Altair Partner Alliance are pleased to bring you a free video series to become better acquainted with the software through a series of online tutorials.

eLearning, Getting Started, Tips & Tricks, Training Materials, Tutorials, Videos

Renishaw presents the first 3D printed metal bike based on solidThinking Inspire results

Renishaw's Product Marketing Engineer David Ewing is talking about the use of solidThinking Inspire for the first bike ever built with additive manufacturing and how optimization technology is essential to additive manufacturing.

Videos

Design of a Fuel Cell Race Car for the Annual Shell Eco-Marathon with Altair Products

The student team of the university of applied sciences in Munich participates in the annual Shell Eco-Marathon. The team has to develop a very light and highly efficient race car within less than a year. As there is no time for prototyping, simula...

Videos

Evolve Design Process: Part 3 (Unique ConstructionTree History)

The ConstructionTree provides a graphical view of a model's construction history.

Videos

Nelson Mandela University: Designing a Winning Eco-Car

Martin Badenhorst, Masters Student at Nelson Mandela University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, shares how he managed to reduce the weight of their eco-car by 20%.

Customer Testimonials, Videos
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