Altair simulation-driven design powers innovation in sports science

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Altair simulation-driven design powers innovation in sports science. From safer protective gear and high-performance equipment with advanced materials to designing the most ergonomic running prosthetics, companies trust Altair to give them – and their athletes – the competitive edge.

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Are Barbells Designed Strong Enough to Withstand a Next World Record Lift?

Are Barbells Strong Enough to Withstand a Next Record Lift?

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Sports Physics: Is the Best Shot Putter Just the Strongest Athlete?

Is the Best Shot Putter Just the Strongest Athlete?

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Space-age Advanced Materials Give Tennis Players a Competitive Edge

Space-age Materials Give Tennis Players a Competitive Edge

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Using Simulation to Predict Sports Injury and Design Protective Gear

Using Simulation to Predict Sports Injury and Design Protective Gear

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Modern Stadium Design Inspired by Topology Optimization

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Simulation in Action

Simulation-Driven Design of a Portable Basketball Hoop System - Initial Steps

A simulation-driven design process is proven to generate improved, more robust and cost-effective designs within a shorter design cycle. Incorporating simulation and optimization early in the design cycle helps shape the concept designs so less iterations and rework is necessary as the design matures. This paper is intended to discuss the initial steps that can be taken when using a simulation-driven design approach to design and engineer products. Several of Altair’s design and engineering tools will be coupled to achieve various design goals.

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Using HyperWorks to Optimize Structural Strength for Argon 18 High-performance Bikes

Argon 18 partnered with the ÉTS Research Chair on Engineering of Processing, Materials and Structures for Additive Manufacturing to manufacture a new track bike for Lasse Norman Hansen, one of the athletes competing for the Danish team in track cycling at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Their aim was to develop a bike that was stiffer, highly integrated, more aerodynamic, providing greater efficiency. An important aspect of the project was the development of a new aluminum stem to be used by Mr. Hansen in the Flying Lap event which is achieved by the fastest lap from the moving start. Altair solutions included OptiStruct for structural analysis, AcuSolve® for CFD, and Virtual Wind Tunnel.

Customer Stories

Developing an Injury Threshold for Human Brain Concussion

Wayne State Universty's Bioengineering Center is a leading laboratory focused on research into impact trauma, low back pain, and sports injury biomechanics. For the development of complete understanding of injury mechanisms for mild traumatic brain injury or concussions in order to prevent or mitigate injury occurrence, Altair HyperMesh helped establish a meaningful injury criterion through the use of field concussion data and finite element modeling of the head.

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Ping Golf: Using CAE and HPC for Virtual Prototyping

In this short interview Eric Morales, Sr Research Engineer at PING Golf, explains how combining CAE simulation with the latest HPC technology has greatly reduced product development time.

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