Resource Library

TEAMTAO Engineers the Future of Deep-Sea Exploration

At the end of 2015, the XPRIZE foundation launched the Shell Ocean Discovery competition, a three-year global challenge to advance deep-sea exploration using autonomous subsea drones. Teams competed to develop underwater robots that could fully ma...

Customer Stories

Improving the Ship Building Block Assembly Method: An Engineering Approach

Block construction is a modern shipbuilding method which involves the assembly of prefabricated modular sections. Cross-sections of the superstructure are pre-built in a shipyard, taken to the building dock, then hoisted into position and attached.

Block splitting and lifting schemes are largely

Technical Papers

A Simulation Driven Approach for Evaluating & Improving the Block Lifting Method of Ship Building

This session will introduce you to the Crane CAE Manager from Altair, which is a radically different solution that provides unique advantages for Block Lifting Method consisting of

1. Build - Specific Block Systems
2. Analyse - The planned lifting operations using simulation methods
3. Evaluat

Webinars

ATCx Poland 2020 - Overview of Altair Aerospace Model Build Strategy

Overview of Altair Aerospace Model Build Strategy presented by Shan Nageswaran, VP, Aerospace, Marine and heavy industry verticals, Altair

Presentations

Evolution & Usage of Electromagnetic Simulation in the Naval & Shipbuilding Industry

The Marine Engineering and Shipbuilding Industry is becoming even more important in the connected world. The ability to accelerate turnaround time and reduce cost is becoming a key driver to success. The use of simulation technologies to improve d...

Webinars

FEA Analysis for Faster and More Accurate Shipbuilding

An Introductory webinar to MAESTRO, a design, analysis, evaluation and optimization tool specifically tailored for floating structures now available through the Altair Partner Alliance.

MAESTRO is a design, analysis, evaluation and optimization tool specifically tailored for floating structures,

Webinars

MAESTRO Datasheet

Capabilities and benefits of MAESTRO.

Datasheets

MAESTRO Use Case

Top use cases for MAESTRO. A design, analysis, evaluation and optimization tool specifically tailored for floating structures.

Use Cases

Altair for Marine

From the design and manufacture of small recreational crafts and large oil tankers to the most technologically advanced aircraft carriers, Altair has assisted the world’s leading shipbuilders and boat designers to develop higher performing, safer ...

Datasheets

Ship Foundation Design using DDAM-coupled Optimization Methods

This paper presents a case study of a ship foundation optimized for DDAM early in the design phase to validate and optimize the
structural integrity of a ship foundation subject to underwater shock conditions.

Technical Papers

How to Control Uncertainty in Buoy Drag Coefficient When Designing Oceanographic Moorings

Blog article by Ryan Nicoll, CTO of DSA, creators of ProteusDS.

Articles

Taking on the Shell XPRIZE with Help from a Digital Twin

Chris Wilkinson, CTO at SMD speaks at the UK Altair Technology Conference 2019. An XPRIZE challenge is designed to source new approaches to solve difficult problems thereby disrupting existing markets or creating new ones. Our oceans cover over 70...

ATC Presentations

The Digitalization Trends and Structural Design in Maritime Industry

Dr. Toshiro Arima, Corporate Officer, Director of Rule Development and ICT Division at ClassNK, keynote presentation at the 2018 Global ATC in Paris, France.

In this presentation, the current state of digitalization of maritime industry, structural rules and evaluation software used for hull st

ATC Presentations, Videos

Performance Superyacht Sails with Lightweight Anchor Arm

Optimization software enables naval architecture and engineering firm to design a next-generation superyacht anchor arm that is less than half the assembled weight of its predecessor.

Articles

DSA Showcase Video

A brief introduction to DSA, their two products available through the APA, and how they are applied to the oceanographic engineering process.

Video Testimonials

How to Instantly Assess Oceanographic Mooring Designs

This webinar presents a different way of solving a static mooring line profile and the effects on calculation speed, mooring profile design, and limitations for dynamic analysis. This webinar will include a brief overview of our dynamic analysis s...

Webinars

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, Customer Stories, Videos

Altair FEKO for Marine EMC Applications

Altair FEKO is a leading comprehensive electromagnetic analysis software package, which is widely used in many industries and built on state of the art computational electromagnetic techniques to provide users with solutions to a wide range of ele...

Videos

DSA uses HyperWorks to Streamline its Marine Hydrodynamics Analysis with ProteusDS and ShipMo3D

APA Partner, DSA, uses Altair HyperMesh, AcuSolve, and Virtual Wind Tunnel to create high-quality hydrodynamic mesh and models for ship and marine structures.

Customer Stories

Optimisation of a Collapsible Economic Container “COLLAPSECON"

At the forefront of innovation at CEC Systems is the world’s first semi-automated Collapsible-Economic-Container. Achieving a 4:1 ratio, COLLAPSECON® enables 4 empty containers to be collapsed and combined to form a single container, improving ope...

Customer Stories

Evolution and Usage of EM Simulation in the Naval Industry

Altair Feko’s broad solver technology offering is well suited to the efficient and accurate simulation of electrically very large structures.

In this webinar we will offer several use cases of Naval related electromagnetic simulations using Feko.

Besides more general problems like antenna plac

Webinars

HyperWorks and OptiStruct in Composite Yacht Design

Reichel-Pugh Yacht Design is a leader in design and engineering of a wide variety of sailing yachts, from 14ft club racing dinghies to 100ft maxi superyachts that hold numerous race records in the world’s most prestigious yachting events. In addit...

ATC Presentations, Videos

How to Accurately Assess Tug and Barge Operations Using ProteusDS, ShipMo3D, and HyperWorks

This webinar will show how accurate models of vessels and towlines can be built with ProteusDS and ShipMo3D. It will also discuss the development of a new thruster and controller model in ProteusDS. Lastly, this webinar will demonstrate exciting n...

Webinars

Case Study: Ensuring Success of Marine Operations in Tidal Energy

Installation analysis of OpenHydro turbine using ProteusDS.

Customer Stories

Case Study: Analysis of Elastic Moorings

Development of advanced Seaflex mooring system simulation capability in ProteusDS.

Customer Stories

Introduction to ProteusDS and ShipMo3D by Dynamic Systems Analysis Ltd.

Dynamic Systems Analysis Ltd. (DSA) is an ocean engineering software and consultancy company. DSA makes it possible for ocean engineers, naval architects, oceanographers – or anybody with business in the water – to assess the motions and loads on ...

Webinars

Close Hauled with Hyperworks - Student Team of Politecnico di Torino Sails Away from Competition

The project focused on the design and construction of a skiff, a particular kind of sail boat, within the given regatta regulation. With its modeling and calculation tools, HyperWorks helped the team to significantly reduce weight while increasing...

Customer Stories

HyperWorks Enables Ingeniacity to Reduce Mass of Sailing Yacht Composite Bowsprit by 65%

Altair's HyperWorks Suite provided the pre-processing, optimization and FE-solving tools to help create a new bowsprit design that was 34kg lighter than the previous model

Customer Stories

Top Use Cases: ProteusDS

Presentation introducing a few of the top use cases for the dynamics analysis software, ProteusDS.

Customer Stories

Top Use Cases: ShipMo3D

Presentation introducing a few of the top use cases for the time and frequency domain analysis software, ShipMo3D.

Customer Stories

ProteusDS Brochure

Short document explaining the features and applications of ProteusDS.

Brochures

ShipMo3D Brochure

Short document explaining the features and applications of ShipMo3D.

Brochures

Design and Optimization of a High Performance C-Class Catamaran with HyperWorks

Born in 1961, based on a challenge between
Great Britain and the United States about who
builds the fastest catamarans, the ‘C-Class’
has been the driver of many innovations in
the world of multihull sailing.

Customer Stories

Student Passion Fueled by Altair Technology in Little America’s Cup C-Class Catamaran Racing

The C-Class Catamaran Team Rafale of Montreal’s École de Technologie Supérieure (ETS) is competing in the Little America’s Cup at Lake Geneva, up against some of the world’s best professional sailors, some of whom have a much larger budget.

Videos

Automated Finite Element Model Creation using Structural Condition Data for Marine & Offshore Assets

Advanced structural integrity management software is capable of using a structural Computer Aided Design (CAD) geometry to track the condition of a marine or offshore asset in a virtual environment. ABS Nautical Systems Hull Manager 3D (HM3D) conv...

Presentations

Improving Rudder Shock Loading Following a Nearby Blast Event Using Radioss

Engineers in the Marine, Shipbuilding,
and Offshore industries face many
design challenges including physical
space constraints, extreme weather
conditions, deep water and remote
locations. These constraints create an
extreme environment for the engineer
to develop a sound, reliable and safe

Customer Stories

UK ATC 2015: Dynamic Explicit Analysis & Assessment of a Ships Steering Gear

Presentation by David Hunt, Assystem

ATC Presentations

FEKO Webinar Recording: Radar Cross Section & Antenna Design

Due to the size and complexity of a Navy ship at sea, proper calculation of radar cross section and of antenna coverage has long been elusive.

This webinar will show how, with hybrid numerical methods available today, this has become possible.

The practical pros and cons of various methods wil

Webinars

High Performance Catamaran Design & Optimisation with HyperWorks

Team Rafale is regrouping aerospace engineers, as well as faculty members and students from ETS (Ecole de Technologie Superieure, in Montreal, Canada), who have taken on the ambitious challenge to design, build and race a C-Class catamaran in The ...

ATC Presentations

Aircraft Carrier Alliance

When making key decisions at the concept and preliminary design phases of a naval ship project, the designer is often obliged to work with limited data on the major structural design drivers for the vessel. This can lead to a largely subjective de...

Customer Stories
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