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Cool Runnings: E-Motor Design at DEF

The idea for its cooling technology for electric motor systems was born at high-tech start-up Dynamic E flow (DEF), when the founders first experienced an overheated engine of an electrical car.

The existent development process at DEF used analytical methods and physical testing to confirm resul

Customer Stories

Improving the Lightweight Design of an Electric Drive System Using Fatigue Analysis

Innovative lightweight design is the key to reducing consumption and pollutant emissions. Especially the paradigm shift currently underway towards more electrification demands new possibilities for saving weight to be explored. Thus the aim of thi...

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Safety and lightweight of Electric Vehicles: from the Lithium-ion Battery Perspective

With the increasingly stringent environment and energy sustainability, electric vehicles now become a game-changing choice for the automotive industry. By adopting recently developed high energy density, current electric vehicles have solved the “...

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Afreecar: Empowering the Whole World​

Dr. Christopher Borroni-Bird, Founder of Afreecar LLC discusses the limited utility, and high expense of current rural vehicle and power solutions in many parts of the developing world. Afreecar's plan is to retrofit existing non-motorized vehicl...

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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

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It’s Time to Stop Operating in the Margins and Harness the Full Potential of Simulation

Dr. Royston Jones, Global CTO, Altair Consultancy, discusses how the global pandemic has been a catalyst for companies to harness the potential of simulation by reconfiguring their established design processes and traditional organizational struct...

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Guide to Urban Air Mobility

Urban air mobility (UAM) is a point of convergence for automotive and aviation organizations. This presents opportunities for collaboration between the industries, with air taxis being of particular interest. Intended to transport a few customers ...

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Rethinking the e-Motor Design Process to Maximize Vehicle Range

In this article, appearing in the Fall 2020 issue of Engine + Powertrain Technology International, Altair outlines how a holistic approach to propulsion system design is enabling manufacturers to meet performance requirements while maximizing vehi...

Articles

Using Finite Element Models Beyond Their Upper Frequency Limits in Electric Vehicle Applications

A hybrid finite element formulation that extends the applicability of finite element models to higher frequencies will be discussed. It is based on reducing the size of the finite element model significantly by replacing major parts of the model w...

Webinars

Battery Performance, Lifetime, and Safety

As battery technologies advance and consumers expect extended range and shorter charge times, using transient thermal simulation to predict battery performance has become increasingly crucial. Join us as we demonstrate how you can leverage TAITher...

Webinars

Solutions to Maximize Electric Motors Cooling and Maintain High Performance

Modern e-motors in the automotive industry require advanced lubrication and (spray) cooling mechanisms to maintain peak performance and ensure reliability. nanoFluidX and its SPH method handle such simulations with ease. Because of its multiphase ...

Use Cases

Electric Vehicles Case Study - World Time Attack

Is an all electric time attack challenge contender viable and what would it look like? Find out in ChassisSim's All Electric World Time Attack challenger study.

White Papers

SnR Prevention Start at Concept and Design Phase

If you are a designer, Squeak and Rattle test engineer or a maybe just a beginner to the SnR Analysis world, this presentation is for you. We will showcase how you can benefit from simulation as early as the concept design phase by performing a C...

Webinars

Integration of Requirements Management with Electric Motor Design

Phoenix Integration is a recently added member of the Altair Partner Alliance. Its product ModelCenter can create complex, fully automated simulation workflows and link these against Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) models. These typically d...

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The Fundamentals of Designing Electric Powertrains Using ChassisSim

As Electric Vehicles become an increasingly important part of the automotive landscape their fundamentals and application is not well understood. This webinar will show you the basics of how an Electric powertrain works, how to do a basic specific...

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Battery Modeling and Dynamic Simulation for Electric Vehicles

As oil prices rise, there is an increased focus on developing high efficiency, cost-effective electric vehicles whose performance will be competitive with gas-powered cars. The automotive industry is turning to virtual prototyping for vehicle deve...

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New Iron Losses Characterization in Altair Flux™

Altair Flux new material losses data using the unique LS model and ability to consider own measurements enables to produce the most accurate predictions of iron losses according to your material specificities. Moreover, enhanced material manager i...

Videos

Simulating Ride, Handling and Durability of Two and Three-Wheeled Vehicles

Two and Three Wheeler companies be it existing OEMs, new EV start-ups or others serving this segment want to shorten the product development time and get to market faster. Designing a new two/three wheeled vehicle addressing refined customer expec...

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Using Data Science to Identify Injury Risk Levels of Vehicle Passenger Population Segments

Vehicle designers face a challenge to design vehicle passenger restraint systems that account for variability in driver BMI, stature, age, and gender. One solution is to design an adaptive restraint system that accounts for these variations. How...

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Mechatronics Innovations Using Altair Math & System Tools

Winning the innovation race for mechatronics products requires a tool set which can support a multi-disciplinary development process from early concept design up to in-service support.

Presentations

Simulation with Certainty

Altair solver technology helps to unleash the limitless potential of the creative mind. We seek through our technology to inspire and empower people to solve the greatest engineering challenges.

Presentations

Altair SimLab - Transient Magnetic Solution Setup

Altair SimLab is a process-oriented multidisciplinary simulation environment. It includes a complete solution for electric motor modeling, coupled with Altair Flux.

Use Cases

Using Multiphysics to Predict and Prevent EV Battery Fire

Electric vehicles (EV) offer the exciting possibility to meet the world’s transportation demands in an environmentally sustainable way. Mass adoption could help reduce our reliance on fossil fuels, but the lithium-ion (Li-on) batteries that power ...

White Papers

National Level Webinar on Simulation Driven Innovation for e-Mobility

The seminar showcases best practices in simulation-driven innovation process for design, verification and validation of e-Mobility solutions to myriad Electrical and Electronics components.

Webinars

Online Workshop - Simulation-Driven Innovation for e-Mobility

Simulation-Driven Innovation for e-Mobility with SRM university

Webinars

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

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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

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Electric Motors Multidisciplinary Optimization Platform

The design of a high-performance e-Motor is a complex undertaking. Engineers have conflicting constraints to consider including efficiency, temperature, weight, size and cost. To explore more ideas, better understand their designs and improve perf...

Use Cases

System Level Optimization of Key Electric Vehicle Powertrain Attributes

Gonçalo Pereira, Principal Applications Engineer at Altair presents at the 2019 UK e-Mobility Seminar. Trade-off Studies between Battery Pack, e-Motor, Range etc. System Model Generation to Explore Sensitivities.

Presentations, Videos

The Multi Physics Optimization of an e-Motor Rotor

Vincent Leconte, Director of Business Development - EM Solutions at Altair presents at the 2019 UK e-Mobility Seminar. Optimization of e-Motors, Case Studies: Jaguar Land Rover & Porsche. Cooling Simulation of the eMotors.

Presentations, Videos

The Increased Importance of BIW & Powertrain Integration in Electric Vehicle Development

Jamie Buchanan, UK Technical Director at Altair presents at the 2019 UK e-Mobility Seminar. Global Review of the EV Architecture. Integration Opportunities (e.g. Battery System Packaging, BIW / Battery Tray Integration)

Presentations, Videos

CFD Simulation for Electric Vehicle Powertrain Development

Gareth Lee, Senior CFD Specialist at Altair presents at the 2019 UK e-Mobility Seminar. How multiphase SPH can support cooling and lubrication system development. Improving powertrain efficiency and thermal management for better EV performance.

Presentations

Accelerating the Development of Highly Optimised EV Composite Structures through Multiscale Technology

James Eves, Team Manager at Altair presents at the UK e-Mobility seminar 2019. Multiscale methods to speed up the composite design process. Providing confidence in early design studies to improve the predictivity of final design evaluations.

Presentations, Videos

The Challenges Associated with the Electrification of Motorsport Platforms

Michael Gascoyne, CEO of MGI Technologies presents at the UK e-Mobility seminar 2019.

Presentations, Videos

The C123 Process - A Rapid Simulation Process to Optimise the Weight & Performance Attributes of a BIW Structure

Dr. Stuart Bates, Concept Technical Specialist at Altair presents at the UK e-Mobility seminar 2019. Rapid Exploration of Packaging Alternatives e.g. Battery System Layout, Battery Frame / BIW Integration. Developing Balance Design (Weight vs Attr...

Presentations, Videos

Address the Crashworthiness Challenges of Electric Vehicles using Simulation

Peter Snape, Crash Technical Specialist at Altair presents at the UK e-Mobility seminar 2019. Developing a 5-star EV (eg. Specific Legislation FMVSS305). Exploiting Crashworthiness Opportunities of EV Architectures.

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Utilising the Natural Body Characteristics of EV Platforms to Maximise NVH Performance

Peter Benzie, NVH Technical Specialist at Altair presents at the UK e-Mobility Seminar 2019. Taking Advantage of Large Stiff, Heavy and Well Damped Battery System. Diagnose and Mitigate the EV modes that are Likely to Drive Response Issues.

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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...

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Modeling the Thermal Runaway Behavior of Li-ion Batteries upon Mechanical Abused Loading

This presentation demonstrates Altair’s capability of simulating the behavior of a mechanically damaged battery from a cell to a pack integrated in a vehicle, based on collaborative research previously conducted with MIT. An innovative approach of...

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