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Damage and Failure Mechanism Study of Composite/hybrid Crush Tubes during Axial Crush through Progressive Failure Dynamic Analysis

This was a 2013 European ATC presentation given by Dr. Angelo De Fenza from AlphaSTAR Corporation. Carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP) and hybrid metal/composite are considered to be a good candidate for energy absorption due to their high spe...

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NovaFlow&Solid CV - Improved casting quality and strength using casting process simulation efficiently

This was a 2013 European ATC presentation given by Hakan Fransson from NovaCast Systems AB. NovaFlow&Solid CV can make casting process simulations with much fewer mesh elements, enabling much faster simulations. This allows making more variants of...

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Coupled thermal, structural, and CFD simulation using RadTherm and HyperWorks

This was a 2013 European ATC presentation given by Antti Jussila from Thermoanalytics. Many automotive applications involve complex heat transfer in which all three modes (conduction, convection, and radiation) are important. The high thermal load...

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Digital Photonic Production - Optimization potentials by Laser based manufacturing

This was a 2013 European ATC presentation given by Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. Simon Jens Merkt from Fraunhofer-Institut für Lasertechnik ILT and Christian Hinze from
RWTH Aachen. Digital photonic production enables us to produce nearly any component or product directly from digital data. Due to a fundamen

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Optimized Design for Vehicle Underbody System

This was a 2013 European ATC presentation given by Emanuele Santini from Autoneum Management AG. Underbody systems are defined as parts, which are added below the body of a car, with aerodynamic functions and with the aim of improving its protecti...

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Multidisciplinary Optimisation of Business Jet MED Hinge for Production by Additive Manufacturing

This was a 2013 European ATC presentation given by Martin Muir, Jonathan Meyer, and Alex Diskin from European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS). Additive Manufacturing (AM) using Powder Bed Fusion (PBF) processes is a novel and rapidly e...

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Optimization Center – Consistent Integration of Structural Optimization in the Development Process of Passenger Cars

This was a 2013 European ATC presentation given by Dr. Karsten Bohle, Dr. Bernhard Wiedemann, Dr. Boris Kuenkler, and Prof.-Dr. Lothar Harzheim. Since many years the use of numerical structural optimization is an integral part of the development p...

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Humanetics Anthropomorphic Test Device News and Radioss Model Developments

This was a 2013 European ATC presentation given by Robert Kant from Humanetics Europe GmbH. Main stream finite element models of ATDs see continuous improvements to keep the models up-to-date to the latest hardware, latest solver codes and to make...

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Shape Optimization of Engine Moving Components with Hyper-Study Integration

This was a 2013 European ATC presentation given by Mr. SANGWOO CHA from Hyundai motors company. Computer aided optimization techniques find broad application recently in order to search for structural optimized design. Engine components such as c...

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Topology Design of a Metallic Load Introduction Bracket Manufactured by ALM

This was a 2013 European ATC presentation given by Wolfgang Machunze from EADS Innovation Works. The usage of numerical optimization within the development process for aircraft structures enables the engineer to reduce cost and weight for new airp...

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Sustainability approach by Design Optimization for Advanced Layer Manufacturing

This was a 2013 European ATC presentation given by Udo Behrendt from EOS GmbH - Electro Optical Systems. Sustainability and environmental compatibility are one of the major facts in the aero industry to achieve with new optimized designs, light we...

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Impact of a new regulation for Child Restraint Systems on the crash simulation

This was a 2013 European ATC presentation given by François Renaudin and Sylvaine Pormente from DOREL. Injuries to children involved in car collisions can be significantly reduced if they use a suitable car seat. All Child Restraint Systems CRS (o...

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A New & Revolutionary Way to Collect Energy from Wind

David Yáñez presents at the UK ATC 2019. Vortex Bladeless is a Spanish start-up that is developing a new wind energy technology. Its key characteristic is the minimization of mechanical elements that can be worn by friction. In the first stage, it...

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Strengths and Weaknesses of the Different Contact Formulations Available in Explicit Software

This was a 2013 European ATC presentation given by Gérard Winkelmuller from Altair Development France. I will present some comparison of these formulations to analyze the strengths and the weakness of the different approaches. This evaluation will...

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Altair for Government Agencies

Government and academic organizations around the world depend on technology to drive critical programs including research, administration, and national security. Altair gives institutions the tools they need to make it all possible.

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Optimization and Automation for the Naval Shipbuilding Industry

Raj Bishnoi, Account Manager, Altair (on behalf of General Dynamics Electric Boat)

In the Ship building industry, foundation design and verification is a very time consuming task, especially with the repetitive loops of design and validation. If we also include weight savings and shorter turn

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Simulation Driven Weight Saving in Stamping

Dr. Subir Roy Director - Industry Solutions, Altair

With increasing regulation on fuel consumption and emission standards, weight saving has become one of the most important topics for automotive sheet metal design. Advanced high strength materials are becoming more prevalent for new vehicle

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Simulation for cabin noise inside a car due to external turbulent flow using AcuSolve and OptiStruct

Dilip Mandal (USA), Babak Emami (USA), and Robert Snadboge (Sweden), Altair

We present a new simulation procedure for evaluation of automotive cabin noise caused by external turbulent flow. A methodology for coupled simulations of flow noise sources and structural vibrations has been develope

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Optimization Driven Design Applied to Motocross Steering and Suspension Components

Billy Wight, President, Luxon Engineering

The motorcycles used in motocross racing demand light weight and high strength components in order to gain a performance advantage over the competition. A case study of applying Altair HyperWorks optimization techniques, this presentation focuses on t

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Virtual and Real Testing to Evaluate Load Security for Heavy Products

Masahiro Takagi, Founder & CEO , eXcearch Corporation

Heavy packages cannot be easily tested in the lab to check the effectiveness of their securements against tip over accidents. We will demonstrate how virtual testing by Altair MotionSolve supported by real testing can be utilized to simula

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Material Cards for Structural Analysis

Corporations are making significant investments in innovative composite materials manufacturing technology for new product development processes and virtual prototyping for design and structural analysis. An effective virtual material (or material...

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Imagining a World That Works - Biomimicry in Engineering

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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Transformative Flight Transportation

Advances in energy storage, motor efficiency, and flight control systems have us on the potential cusp of a revolution in air mobility. This comes at a time when many traditional transportation infrastructures are saturated and new modes of mobility are desperately needed.

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Building an Efficient CAE Simulation Platform at the Pan Asia Automotive Technology Center (PATAC)

PATAC needed to develop an efficient CAE simulation management platform to accommodate
their changing needs and accelerate digital growth.

Customer Stories

Leveraging Geometric Shape Complexity, in Optimal Design for Additive Manufacturing

Additive manufacturing (AM) technology enables the possibility of realizing highly efficient, optimized structural components with configurations not achievable using conventional manufacturing methods.

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Virtual Tryout - Digitalization for an Efficient Commissioning of Forming Tools

Presentation by Dr. Lars Penter, Head of Machine Technology at University of Dresden.

The life cycle of a forming tool consists of five major phases. It starts with the process and tool design followed by its assembly, the ramp-up and serial as well as spare part production. Due to every

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Assessment of the Electromagnetic Transparency of a Multilayer Radome at High Frequency

Presentation by Gilles Vogt, Inteliance Technologies.

When adding a radome to any network antenna, the transparency of the radome is a major concern, especially when the networks is tightly designed. A very large radome (6m long) has been modeled in Altair Feko (full wave MLFMM) in the GH

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Altair SimLab: The New Platform for Multiphysics

Altair SimLab: The New Platform for Multiphysics
Gunaseelan Krishnasamy, Vice President, SimLab Development, Altair

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Stamping Process Integration of Composites in Crash Analysis

This was a 2013 European ATC presentation given by Cécile DEMAIN from Solvay Engineering Plastics. Thermoplastic composites (TPC) developed by Solvay Engineering plastics are composites based on polyamide 6 or 6.6 as a matrix and can be reinforced...

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Vortex Bladeless: A New Way to Collect Energy from Wind

Presentation by Jose Viyeira, R&D Project Engineer at Vortex Bladeless.

Vortex Bladeless is developing a technology that extracts energy from the wind thank to Vortex Shedding and Vortex Induced Vibrations (VIV). Among others, the main fields of investigation we are working on are CFD, F

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Building and Managing Complex Assemblies with Ease in HyperWorks 2019

Presentation by Joe Kovacs, Director - Model Assembly at Altair.

ATC Presentations, Videos

CAD and FEA Validation with Model Verification Director

Presentation by David Ravi, Director SWAT Team at Altair.

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Learn the New Geometry Manipulation, Meshing and Mid-mesh Extraction in HyperWorks 2019 and 2019x

Presentation by Michael Dambach, Vice President, HyperWorks Program Management at Altair.

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Mabe's Continual Performance Improvement of Washing Machines with a Multi-Disciplinary Approach

Mabe is a Mexico-based international appliance company designing, producing and distributing a wide spectrum of home appliances such as washing machines, dryers, cooking ranges, refrigerators, air-conditioners, microwaves, etc. Altair technology h...

Customer Stories

Lead Time Reduction for Multiphysics Analyses in SimLab 2019

Presentation by Karthikeyan Sankarraj, Team Leader – Loads/BC Tools at Altair.

ATC Presentations, Videos

Fast and Efficient Modeling and Post-processing for Composites in HyperWorks 2019x

Presentation by Michele Macchioni, Director, ModVis Program and Development Management at Altair.

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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

Shielding Effectiveness Analysis

Presentation by David Aviram , EM Expert in Israel, Altair.


Presentation at the ATCx in Israel, Netanya on October 30, 2019.

ATC Presentations

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

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The Secret Lives of Models

Gael Salles, Director of Computer Aided Product Engineering Technology at Schneider Electric presents at the 2017 European ATC.

After a brief introduction of the changes in the Energy Landscape, an analysis of the life of models will be presented from the viewpoint of system engineering. Along wi

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