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Energy Finite Element Analysis by MES used to Control Interior Aircraft Noise

With EFEA fewer elements are required compared to FEA, alternative designs can be evaluated rapidly enough in order to influence the design.

Customer Stories

Museum of the 20th Century

For a competition launched for the Museum of the 20th Century, Zaha Hadid Architects re-invented a similarly radical approach by applying new advances in technology to generate structural and architectural expression. With Altair’s assistance, th...

Customer Stories

Maharashtra Institute of Technology, Pune

A university team at MIT, Pune used topology optimization and additive manufacturing to develop two new designs for the Quad-rotor UAV drone that were lighter and stronger than previous designs.  

Customer Stories

A Unique Design Enables Bladeless Wind Turbines to Harness Energy

Vortex Bladeless engineers created prototypes of this innovative wind turbine a couple of years ago. To reduce development time and cost, they turned to finite-element analysis (FEA) and computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solutions to hone their d...

Articles, Customer Stories

Harita Seating Standardizes on Altair Suite of HyperWorks for all CAE Applications

HyperWorks used by leading Indian manufacturer of seating systems Harita, for homologation testing, regulations and crash analysis for all commercial vehicle seats, bus passenger seats and tractor & off-road seats

Customer Stories

ABB

To support the use of simulation tools in this endeavor, ABB in Spain enlisted the help of Altair ProductDesign's regional team, thanks to the company's experience in utilizing simulation tools to solve engineering challenges in the robotics indus...

Customer Stories

Top Use Cases: Coustyx

Presentation introducing a few of the top use cases for the acoustic analysis software, Coustyx.

Customer Stories

Inspired by Nature: Electric Motorcycle goes 3D - Combining Topology Optimization, New Materials, and Additive Manufacturing in the Development of the Airbus APWorks Light Rider Results in a Revolutionary Lightweight Design

The Airbus APWorks Light Rider is the world's first 3D printed motorcycle prototype. Altair OptiStruct® was used for inspiration of its organic structure. Using additive manufacturing, a simulation-driven design process approach and topology optim...

Customer Stories

HyperWorks Enables Ingeniacity to Reduce Mass of Sailing Yacht Composite Bowsprit by 65%

Altair's HyperWorks Suite provided the pre-processing, optimization and FE-solving tools to help create a new bowsprit design that was 34kg lighter than the previous model

Customer Stories

CEVT Discuss Multi-Disciplinary Optimization for Vehicle Development

China Euro Vehicle Technology (CEVT) discuss the application of Multi-disciplinary Optimization (MDO) during the development of new automotive vehicle architectures.

Customer Stories, Video Testimonials

Top Use Cases: ShipMo3D

Presentation introducing a few of the top use cases for the time and frequency domain analysis software, ShipMo3D.

Customer Stories

Developing a New Safety System for the Rail Industry with Sharma & Associates

Sharma & Associates (SA), a Chicago-based consulting firm that is focused on providing engineering solutions to the railroad industry, led the effort. Since 1995, SA have delivered safe, effective and efficient solutions to its customers, which in...

Customer Testimonials, Videos

Characterization of Sensorless Motor Control Technology Using VisSim

“A key benefit to using VisSim for this project is its code generation capability and how quickly and fast it works. The speed of how its drivers work and being able to interface directly with our ROM code was really the key enabler for me, and th...

Customer Stories

Application of HyperWorks to Develop Human Body Models to Assess Injury Potential for Vulnerable Populations in Vehicle Crashes

The effects of obesity on occupant responses
in frontal collisions were investigated using
the UMTRI whole-body human finite element
models. A modeling approach was developed
and applied that allowed for rapid change of a
baseline human body model into geometries
representing adults with diffe

Customer Stories

Design and Optimization of a High Performance C-Class Catamaran with HyperWorks

Born in 1961, based on a challenge between
Great Britain and the United States about who
builds the fastest catamarans, the ‘C-Class’
has been the driver of many innovations in
the world of multihull sailing.

Customer Stories

3D Systems

3D Systems utilized topology optimization, finite element analysis,  and generative design to conceptualize a new material layout for a 3D printed skateboard deck and trucks.

Customer Stories

Steve McGugan Industrial Design

Award winning industrial designer Steve McGugan uses Altair Evolve to design and model a range of unique products.

Customer Stories

Bajaj Auto

Right-Sizing PLM Software Investments

An Indian motorcycle manufacturer leverages business analytics to optimize software usage and procurement decisions.

By Beverly A. Beckert

Concept To Reality Magazine - Summer / Fall 2012
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Customer Stories

Aircraft Carrier Alliance

Creating a Structurally Efficient Design for the Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carrier

When making key decisions at the concept and preliminary design phases of a naval ship project, the designer is often obliged to work with limited data on the major structural design drivers for the

Customer Stories

When Engineering Intuition is Not Enough

A new technology helps design engineers quickly create dramatically lighter structures — and better understand the effects of material placement in whatever they’re developing.

Customer Stories

BASF Enlightens the Auto Industry

Continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composite and virtual simulation technology enables BASF to develop an innovative and cost-neutral seat pan that is 45% lighter than its predecessor.

By Beverly A. Beckert
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Customer Stories

The Successful Application of HyperWorks at Lenovo

To increase efficiency, improve the quality of meshing and shorten CAE simulation time, Lenovo engineers needed to own a powerful pre-processing tool, one that would really meet the demands of scientific research and engineering innovation. For th...

Customer Stories

Samsung Uses OptiStruct to Redesign Washing Machine Component for Optimized Weight and Material Usage

To carry out optimization on the pulley, Suzhou Samsung chose OptiStruct, a key
component of Altair’s HyperWorks suite of computer-aided engineering tools and a
modern structural analysis and optimization solver. “OptiStruct provided us with important optimization features,” said Mr. Cheng, “such

Customer Stories

Simulation: The Connection between Speed and Safety in Racing

Chassis manufacturer relies on simulation and optimization to develop the fastest – and safest – race cars on today’s circuits.

By Luca Pignacca
Concept To Reality Summer / Fall 2012 Subscribe to C2R Magazine

Customer Stories

CFD Advances Racing Bike Performance

Highly automated computational fluid dynamics (CFD) workflows enable the discovery of flow behaviors, improving wheel aerodynamics.

Mathew N. Godo, Ph.D. and David Corson, Ph.D.
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Customer Stories

Nippon Sharyo Uses AcuSolve Simulation to Make Japan’s Bullet Trains Safer, More Comfortable

Customer Stories

Altair BUSolutions

Developing the World’s First Series Hydraulic Hybrid Bus

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) requires modern transit bus systems to provide more efficient services across America. Currently, U.S. public bus transit authorities are subsidized to meet operating budgets with Stat

Customer Stories

Airbus

A380 Weight Reduction through Optimization

Through collaborative partnerships with Altair in the UK, the software was developed to produce an innovative rib design, which resulted in an optimized weight saving over 500kg per aircraft. Exceptional team working has been an essential

Customer Stories

Medtronic

Reducing Medical Stent Stress by 71%

Medtronic designs and manufacturers medical devices used the world over. Traditionally, computer aided engineering (CAE) and virtual simulation were not fully utilized within the industry as the verification process for often microscopic compone

Customer Stories

Cleveland Golf Drives Product Innovation Through Simulation and Optimization Using HyperWorks

Much more goes into a golf club than simply wood, iron and graphite. To shape the performance, the distinctive appearance, the personalized feel and even the sound of the club striking the ball, manufacturers must precisely engineer every aspect o...

Customer Stories

WJH Engineering Uses Altair HyperMesh™ to Cut Physical Testing Costs of Medical Devices by 95%

WJH Engineering Consultants provides finite-element analysis and design for many of America’s largest developers of medical devices. Company President, Jim Harrison, works directly with engineers at companies producing medical devices and with do...

Customer Stories

SmartCore improves energy performance and profitability of Unatec

Unatec, a company with over 10 years in energy solutions consulting, faced the challenge of controlling costs and improving production for energy producers. Uncontrolled costs and incorrect predictions can greatly diminish profits, potentially inc...

Customer Stories

Approaching Learning Differently at Nelson Mandela University in South Africa

Watch this short video to find out how the Faculty of Engineering is approaching teaching differently with the help of Altair's learning tools.

Customer Testimonials

Validation Ensures Trains Are on Track to Meet European Safety Standards

Numerical simulation aids in the design of passive safety systems to minimize passenger injury during railway
accidents.

Customer Stories

Creating a Virtual Press to Optimize the Extrusion Process

Today's advanced computational tools increase productivity and quality, as well as lower energy consumption in the design and fabrication of extrusion dies.

Customer Stories

Putting Simulation Muscle Behind a Sporty Concept Car

Optimization technology delivers innovative suspension design for Alfa Romeo's sleek concept car.

Customer Stories

PBS Professional at Trelleborg: An Automotive Design Group Maximizes Productivity

When you look for a new car, you probably think about style, comfort, performance, economy, or innovative electronics. You won't be thinking about the kinds of parts that Trelleborg Automotive makes. But they're there, all right, mostly unsung and...

Customer Stories

PBS Professional at TGen: Cutting Time to Discovery

In recent years, corporations and research institutions around the world have applied massive computational resources to defining the makeup of the human genome. One of the greatest challenges is to translate that knowledge into therapeutics and d...

Customer Stories

Ford Focus STREET: Getting Real in Six Weeks

Technology partners collaborate in style to deliver a specialty vehicle based on the Ford Focus platform.

Customer Stories

Improving Heating Boiler Acoustics at Viessmann: OptiStruct for Bead Pattern Optimization

Altair OptiStruct can be used to generate and optimize bead patterns for the effective design of sheet metal components. By using OptiStruct’s topography and shape optimization methods, sheet thicknesses can be reduced significantly, leading to bo...

Customer Stories
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