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Vehicle Lightweighting with DesignLife

The push for lighter weight products continues and with it the challenge increases for engineers to retain the required strength and durability. Fatigue calculations are vital to evaluate where mass reduction can be achieved without sacrificing durability.

This webinar will discuss the fatigue ca

Webinars

Certified Panorama Thanks to Simulation

When planning offices and foyers to showcase the hallmark values of their customers, many architects benefit from the open and inviting atmosphere of glass structures. Faraone, designer and manufacturer of such lightweight structures, used Altair ...

Customer Stories

Ducati Digital Process Innovation

Stefano Rendino, IT Manager, Ducati Racing, discusses how digital innovation is transforming the way we design, manufacture and service our products. Advanced simulations, data analytics, optimization are paving the road for a greener, safer and faster future.

To maintain a technological advanta

ATC Presentations

Virtual Project-Based Learning (PBL) involving Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE)​

In this session, Clive Hands, Project Manager, Lecturer, Advanced Engineering Design Group at Nelson Madela University will share his perspectives and experiences based on over two decades as a thought-leader and student-mentor for university-leve...

ATC Presentations

Single Model Multi-attribute Analysis and Optimization

The analysis of a design, especially for a more complex product, system, or component, often requires building multiple simulation models.

Technical Papers

Developing a 3D Printed Solid-Lattice Hip Prosthesis

Total hip replacement surgeries are seeing an increase in demand, but between 10-20% of these patients may require a revision surgery because of a failure or wearing out of the prosthesis. When an implant causes a change in the typical stresses on...

Videos

Altair Inspire - Unit Cell Lattice Generation

Altair Inspire includes the ability to generate lightweight, unit cell lattice structures for 3D printing. Unit cells can easily be edited, evaluating the structural performance of different design variants in moments.

Use Cases

BOTTPOWER Designs Lightweight Bracket for Motorbike

BOTT stands for “Battle of the Twins,” a racing category for motorbikes with two-cylinder four stroke engines.

Bottpower is a Spanish motorsport engineering company located in Valencia. They specialize in designing and building custom motorbikes for racing and street use. They design and build pa

Customer Stories

Enabling EV Excellence – Simulation Helps Rimac Improve Structural Design of Innovative Hypercar

Rimac Automobili’s main challenge has been to design a monocoque as a single carbon fiber part with an unprecedented size. Hence, in the development of the monocoque, the main topic to manage was the material, a lightweight, carbon fiber reinforce...

Customer Stories

The Altair Enlighten Award 2020 - Winners & Highlights Webinar & Panel Discussion

Are you an automotive lightweighting pioneer? Do you have a vehicle, module, system or technology that is driving down the weight of today’s vehicles, or could do so in the future? Are you interested in learning how to become the next lightweighting champion?

Meet the Winners! Industry pioneers

Webinars

Altair for Automotive

The automotive industry is evolving at an unprecedented pace; a transformation driven by simulation.

Brochures

Taking Off with Simulation

New airborne solutions are being developed to accommodate one or more persons for air travel. Explorations including large drones, small helicopters, airplanes, and flying cars will enable companies to respond to the demand for Personal Air Mobili...

Customer Stories

Webinar: Retaining High Value For Your Business Using Data Analytics

A profound shift in the world economy means that businesses will rely more on analytics to predict a behavior down to a particular confidence interval. Loss of revenue streams and mitigating other risks highlights the importance of using data to d...

Webinars

Simplify your 3D Models: Use Cases for Automotive Engineering and Simulation

This webinar will cover the latest trends in 3D CAD data optimization and what you will see in the latest version release of CADdoctor.

In automotive engineering and simulation, it is becoming more and more challenging to handle large size 3D models with a high level of detail. This is especially

Webinars

Rapidly Improve Your Product's Design Using Altair Inspire with SimSolid Integration

Inspire's award winning user experience for geometry creation and modification can be learned in just a few hours, and delivers dependable Altair solver power. Structural analysis with SimSolid's speed and accuracy - as independently validated by ...

Tutorials, Use Cases

Efficient Design Certification Calculations with HyperWorks Integrated Composites Stress Toolbox

In this demonstration, you will learn about efficient design and post-processing of complex laminated composite structures.

Webinars

Material Characterization of Continuous Fiber Composites

Availability of material data is a major bottleneck in simulating composite structures. Material suppliers’ datasheets or handbook values do not represent the actual properties resulting from the company’s manufacturing processes. On the other han...

Webinars

Efficient Simulation of 3D Printed Lattice Structures

3D printed lattice structures increase the design freedom in areas of the design where, for example, the full stiffness of the material is not needed, or a specific anisotropic material behavior is beneficial. At the same time the high geometric c...

Webinars

Simulating the Performance of Fiber-Reinforced Injection Molded Parts

In this demonstration we show the full process of manufacturing injection molded parts to component performance in virtual process. The outcome is injection molded parts with desired mechanical performance with minimal experimental testing.

Webinars

Composite Pressure Vessel Design and Simulation

Composite Pressure Vessels (CPV) play an important role in the emerging market for the fuel cell electric vehicles, but there are also numerous more traditional application areas for CPVs. The filament winding process used for the manufacturing of...

Webinars

From Composites Design to production with Altair HyperWorks

Walk Through the Journey of Advanced Composites with Altair

Watch the on-demand recordings and find out how Altair's composites solutions can help you design and analyze structures ready for production.

Webinars

Guide to Accelerating e-Mobility to Realization

The electric mobility revolution is ready to go mainstream. OEMs, suppliers, and emerging vehicle manufacturers are investing billions to develop innovative electric vehicles and optimize development and production processes to deliver e-mobility to the masses.

For companies to realize their goa

Brochures

Inspire Print3D Product Overview

Altair Inspire Print3D is an additive manufacturing (AM) product development and process simulation solution that enables teams to enhance part quality and minimize lead time and AM costs by reducing material usage, print time and post-processing....

Product Overview Videos

Altair Inspire Print3D Datasheet

Altair Inspire Print3D is an additive manufacturing (AM) product development and process simulation solution that enables teams to enhance part quality and minimize lead time and AM costs by reducing material usage, print time and post-processing....

Datasheets

Transformative Flight Transportation: Challenges Become Opportunities

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 mobil...

ATC Presentations

Meet your Energy Efficiency Goals in your Electrification Projects with Simulation

Electrification is one of the main means of creating a low-carbon economy, allowing to use renewable energies and energy efficient technologies. Electric power enters many industries and also impacts our everyday lives, especially with the electr...

ATC Presentations

Optimizing Powertrain Efficiency and Thermal Management for Improved Vehicle Performance and Energy Efficiency

This presentation focuses on presenting a synergy of different simulation methods and tools towards the accurate prediction of power losses, oil distribution and thermal effects focusing on an automotive and aerospace gearbox example. A number of...

ATC Presentations

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

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

The Future of Decision Making

Engineering is in almost everything we touch, a part of every human experience. It’s in the planes and trains we travel in, the cars we drive and the appliances and electronics we use every day.

Engineering advanced products requires a meticulous, Multiphysics development process, in which prod

ATC Presentations

Experience the Sound of Your Future EV Before it is Built

Achieving the targeted brand image in a short development cycle time with minimal or zero prototypes is a major challenge faced by EV companies. To overcome this challenge, Altair, HBK and Romax have jointly developed a simulation driven process c...

ATC Presentations

Identifying and Capturing Business Growth Opportunities with Machine Learning

This presentation describes how machine learning is creating another disruptive methodology for Maxion Wheels as well as the returns the company is already realizing with this new approach in terms of quality, reliability and profitability.

ATC Presentations

Materialise 3-matic: What’s New in Version 14

3-matic 14 introduces an improved Lattice module (formally known as Lightweights module), making your workflow more efficient thanks to a simplified UI/UX and new features in the Lattice module. Next to this, an enhanced Texturing Module to speed...

Webinars

Generative Design and Topology Optimization Report

This special report by engineering.com covers two of the most talked-about trends in the product design community today: Generative Design and Topology Optimization. These simulation techniques allow customers to design lightweight and performativ...

Technical Papers, Use Cases

Creating Lightweight CAD Data through Enveloping Technology

This guest contribution on the Altair Blog is written by Shun Higashide, Global Business Analyst from Elysium who is a member of the Altair Partner Alliance.

Articles

Fit PolyNURBS in Altair Inspire

The new Fit PolyNURBS feature allows you to automatically wrap optimization results with PolyNURBS. This option can be found on the optimization Shape Explorer.

New Features, Videos

Altair Inspire Overhang Shape Controls

Optimal lightweight designs can be defined in Altair Inspire taking in account several constraints for additive and traditional manufacturing processes, including the overhang angle for 3D printed parts.

New Features, Videos

Development of Carbon Fibre Floor Structure for the NIO Electric SUV

NIO are a global automotive startup producing electric vehicles for the China market. Our second vehicle, the ES6, was unveiled in December 2018 in Shanghai. It features a lightweight carbon fibre rear floor body structure, which will become the f...

ATC Presentations, Presentations

Delivering Product Innovation Through Simulation

Dr Gero Kempf, Chief Engineer - Body Strategy at Jaguar Land Rover presents at the UK Altair Technology Conference 2019. Dr Kempf is a graduate from Technical University Munich (TUM) and holds both an Engineering Doctorate in Computer Science, fro...

ATC Presentations

Build, Verify & Optimise a Body-in-White Structure in a Working Day

Dr. Tayeb Zeguer, Group Tech Leader APD, Advanced CAE at Jaguar Land Rover presents at the UK Altair Technology Conference 2019. A Design exploration, loadpath studies, material selection and heavy usage of Optimisation are key to the development ...

ATC Presentations, Presentations, Videos
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