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Multi-body Enhancements & Customer Successes

Presenter: Rajiv Rampalli, Sr VP in HyperWorks Core Development team, Altair

Altair’s products for multi-body system simulation (MBS) – MotionView, MotionSolve, and Inspire Motion – form a key component of multi-disciplinary system simulations. In this presentation, we will look back on se

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System Simulation for HVAC

Presenter: Christian Kehrer, Altair [on behalf of Oliver Höfert, Simulation Engineer at Kampmann]

The increasing virtualization of engineering methods is inevitable. This also holds true for the design of systems that take care for the thermal well-being of humans, e.g. in buildings. If it

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Quadcopters: From System Modeling to Real-Time Simulator

Presenter: John Straetmans, Computer Engineering Student, University of Michigan

This project attempts to build an accurate real-time (RT) drone simulator through the full integration of a 1D functional model of a drone created in Altair Activate®, along with its corresponding geometry, int

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Altair Inspire Studio Technology Preview

Presentation by Francesco Di Giuseppe, Evolve Application Specialist at Altair.

Franceso Di Giuseppe discusses the future of solidThinking Evolve and Altair Inspire Studio.

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Exoskeleton Modeling Using MotionSolve & Activate

Presenter: Nino Michniok, Mechanical Engineering Student, University of Kaiserslautern

The first part of the presentation shows the detailed process of building the multibody system of an actuated exoskeleton in MotionView/MotionSolve (MV/MS). The required movements are transferred to the c

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Real-Time Simulator of a Mobile Crane

Presenter: Arnold Free, Chief Innovation Officer and Co-Founder, CM Labs

Mechatronic systems and off-highway equipment design is rapidly evolving. With advanced control features, operator-assistance systems, and even full autonomy on the horizon, engineers are building complex systems simul

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ROMs For Battery Cooling Systems

Presenter: Stefano Benanti, R&D materials engineer, Hutchinson

Battery cooling (BC) systems are frequently composed of several parallel branches, each leading to and away from a series of cooling plates. As a correct flow distribution in each branch and overall pressure drop are a key requi

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Deep Reinforcement Learning for Robotic Controls

Presenter: Dario Mangoni on behalf of Alessandro Tasora, Engineering Professor and Digital Dynamics Lab Leader, University of Parma

This presentation address the use of the Proximal Policy Optimization (PPO) deep reinforcement learning algorithm to train a Neural Network to control a roboti

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Multi-Fidelity E-Motor Drive Solution

Presenters: Ulrich Marl, Key Account Manager for Electric Vehicle Motor-Feedback Systems, Lenord+Bauer & Andy Dyer, MBD Sr Technical Specialist, Altair

This presentation shows a modeling process to quantify the position/speed sensor (e.g, encoder) effects on an e-motor, and corresponding c

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Solving Challenges in Electric Motor Design

Presenter: Berker Bilgin, Assistant Professor of Engineering (ECE) at McMaster University and co-founder of Enedym Inc.

Electric motors in general, are made of certain parts, such as the stator, rotor, coils and magnets, and mechanical parts. These parts might look simple and bulky from th

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Internal Noise Simulation/Emulation

Presenters: Rafael Morais Cunha, CAE Engineer in NVH, FCA Group & Frederico Luiz de Carvalho Moura, NVH CAE Leader, FCA Group

To make the driving experience more comfortable for passengers inside a vehicle compartment, in an increasingly shorter development cycle, predictive methods for the

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Modelica Library for Real-Time Car Simulator

Presenter: Dario Mangoni, Engineering Professor, University of Parma

In the modern car industry, the advent of hybrid and electric vehicle systems is driving radical changes in the car electronics and software, demanding more and more advanced controlling techniques. Self-stopping, self-sta

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Vehicle Concept Design using Ride & Comfort Requirements for Truck & Trailer System Dynamics

Presenter: Kaustubh Deshpande, Chassis Engineer, Nikola Motor Company

This presentation describes Nikola Motor’s progression of design maturity from 1D CAE to 3D CAD/CAE for chassis system engineering work on their electric trucks. This progression spans from Voice of Customer to Functiona

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HTT - Mobilizing Humanity in a New Way

Rob Miller, Chief Marketing Officer, discusses how Hyperloop Transportation Technologies and its partners are building a transportation system that moves people and goods at unprecedented speeds safely, efficiently, and sustainably. Through the us...

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Technology as Key Enabler for Product Innovation

Sam Mahalingam, CTO at Altair, keynote presentation at the 2018 Global ATC in Paris, France.

As a technologist I have been following the technology trends and have identified three trends that can immensely change the product innovation landscape and they are: High Performance Cloud Computing, IO

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User Guide: Amphyon

Amphyon user guide including all information about the software, simulation models and technology behind.

Technical Papers

How do you scale empathy?

This presentation was recorded at the UK Altair Technology Conference on 19th September, 2017. During his speech, Naveed Parvez, Founder of Andiamo, tells his very personal story of the creation of his company in response to his experiences when his son needed a supportive orthoses device.

By com

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Imagining a World that Works

To create products and processes that are well-adapted to life, innovators are turning to a new design discipline called biomimicry. Biomimicry consults nature for inspiration, design ideas, and standards. Life has been on Earth for 3.8 billion ye...

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Technology Showcase for Predictive Maintenance

Presentation by Ichiro Shibata, Director of Analytics Solutions at Altair.

New design concept for predictive maintenance using IoT, CAE and AI. Through the development process of an apparatus demonstration, you will learn how to utilize topology optimization and 3D-printing to improve the

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Composite Plate Optimization with Practical Design Constraints

Composite free size optimization has the potential to generate weight savings and performance improvements for many applications of composite structures. Key to realizing such improvements is practical application of design and manufacturing constraints in the optimization model.

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A Concept-to-Digital-Twin Product Development Demonstration

Presentation by Nic Minnaar, Application Engineer at Altair.

Simulation technology has been a powerful tool in the arsenal of product developers because the technology buffers designers from the consequences of the physical world. The designers have thus been enabled to virtually explore

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Building and Validating the Finite Element Model for an Expandable Liner Hanger

Ganesh Nanaware, Sr. Project Engineer, Baker Hughes

Expandable liner hangers used for wellbore construction within the oil and gas industry are complex mechanical systems. An expandable liner hanger is a revolutionary technology that is getting special attention during wellbore completion due

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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...

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HyperCrash Dummy Positioning Using Radioss Fast and Accurate Innovative Features

This was a 2013 European ATC presentation given by Fabien Breda & Lionel Morançay from Altair. Dummy positioning needs more and more precision and sometimes moving a leg will create source of troubles or inaccuracy due to intersections at the begi...

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Structural Component Design Optimization for Additive Manufacture

Additive manufacturing (AM) technology enables the possibility of realizing highly efficient, optimized structural components with configurations not achievable using conventional manufacturing methods. The Altair and Solid Thinking toolsets prov...

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ATCx - OptiStruct: Modern Solver Technology for Innovative and Lightweight Design

Presentation on "OptiStruct: Modern Solver Technology for Innovative and Lightweight Design." This was presented by Warren Dias, Business Development Manager – OptiStruct, Altair at ATCx West on June 18, 2014.

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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

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The World is Built on Engineering

Dr. Uwe Schramm and James Dagg, CTOs at Altair, keynote presentation at the 2018 Global ATC in Paris, France.

This presentation will illustrate the power of Altair’s simulation technology through several practical examples applied to some of the most common product development challenges in aut

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Project Invincible - Advanced Chest Protection

Presentation by James Helliwell, Design Engineer at McLaren Applied Technologies.

In this presentation McLaren Applied Technologies, the advanced technology, innovation, and design company will discuss the background, design process and results of a project to develop a highly bespoke pro

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Taking Morphing to the Next Level: How to Leverage the New HyperWorks 2019x Free and Shapes Morphing Technology

Presentation by Jose Maria Cueva De Leon, Senior Program Manager at Altair.

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Digital Twin, Predictive Maintenance and In-service Simulation

The Digital Twin and IoT seminar features the key ideas behind the concept of the Digital Twin, predictive maintenance, and its practical relevance especially for product engineering and simulation.

Presentations recorded at the Global ATC in Paris, France on October 16, 2018.

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Innovation & New Technology Integration into Engineering Curricula

Presentation by Clive Hands from Nelson Mandela University.

A challenge facing all academic institutions teaching engineering in today’s rapidly evolving technological climate, is how to remain relevant as traditional methods of doing things are disrupted either partially or completely, by new an

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Digital Twin

Digital Twin
Pavan Kumar, Sr. Vice President-Global Indirect Business &
P K Thukaram, Advisor - Heavy Engineering, Altair

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New Developments in Technology and Process for Design for Additive Manufacturing

The focus of these presentations address in particular, how to create economic applications by combining new manufacturing technologies and a simulation driven design process.

Leading industry representatives present successful applications of additive manufacturing in combination with ne

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Consideration of uncertainties in forming simulation using HyperWorks

This was a 2013 European ATC presentation given by Markus Reinert from DTE Werkzeugtechnik GmbH & Co. KG. In the automotive industry, the lightweight is an increasingly important issue. This leads to the increased use of high strength steels and ...

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DSHplus and AcuSolve - Fluid Power System Simulation Hand in Hand

This was a 2013 European ATC presentation given by Dr. Heiko Baum from FLUIDON Gesellschaft für Fluidtechnik mbH. Today the dynamic behavior of complex fluid power systems is typically simulated with 1D system simulation programs such as DSHplus. ...

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Prediction of warpage in welded assemblies

This was a 2013 European ATC presentation given by Dr. Amin Sedighiamri from SABIC. Long glass fiber reinforced polypropylene (PP-LGF) is a material often used in semi-structural automotive components, such as front-end module carriers, door modul...

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Sequentially Cold Forming Simulation of Complex Shaped Heavy Plates

This was a 2013 European ATC presentation given by Dipl.-Ing. Steffen Garke from Universität Rostock. Swept lines and derived double curved shapes are not only satisfying an esthetic concept, particularly in ship and offshore structure their impl...

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Process Simulation of Tube Stamping on HyperWorks Platform

This was a 2013 European ATC presentation given by Metin ÇALLI from Coskunöz Metal Form . The main targets of automotive industry can been represented by (a) the reduction of the vehicles environmental impact (pollutions, fuel consumption, CO2 emi...

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Improved Strength Prediction of Injection Molded Fiber Reinforced Components by Considering Fiber Orientations

This was a 2013 European ATC presentation given by Sascha Pazour from PART Engineering. For fiber reinforced parts the consideration of anisotropic material behavior is required to receive reliable results. In the scope of this fact a procedure is...

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