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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.

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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.

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Altair Inspire Load Case Tables

Easily organize and manage all boundary conditions with load case tables

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Spot Welds in Altair Inspire

With Altair Inspire you can easily create spot welds for sheet metal parts design

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Suppress/Unsuppress Entities in Altair Inspire

Joints, fasteners, and motion entities (for example, springs or motion contacts) can now be suppressed. This feature is useful for studying the effects of a given entity on system behavior or when debugging a model

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Friction in Joints in Altair Inspire

Friction can now be considered in setting up dynamic motions

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Durability & Comfort Simulations with MotionSolve

Our goal was to help engineers developing ground vehicles to determine fatigue life of components and improve driver comfort. Vehicle-specific simulation events have been added or streamlined to closely mimic standard physical tests performed in ...

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Altair HyperStudy New Feature Overview

View a high level overview of the new features available within HyperMesh 2019.

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Altair HyperLife New Feature Overview

HyperLife is a new Fatigue application that is being released with version 2019. See an overview of this new product and the features it contains.

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Altair HyperStudy Model Linking

Workflow and user interface changes have been made to the Model Resources dialog to streamline the experience by providing a clearer visual representation of the run’s directory structure.  This will make setup and review more intuitive.

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Altair HyperLife Seam Weld Fatigue Analysis

Structural stress method implementation for Seam welds idealized with plate or shell elements. The approach is based on VOLVO method. Supported weld type is FILLET weld and the weld lines (root and toe) are automatically identified.

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Optimization with MotionSolve

Our goal was to provide users with the ability to automatically improve (i.e., optimize) the performance of the multi-body systems they are simulating – saving significant time & effort over a traditional, manually iterative approach.

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Altair MotionSolve New Feature Overview

View a high level overview of the new features available within MotionSolve 2019.

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MotionSolve Examples Library

The MotionSolve examples library has been added to provide users with resources to learn MotionSolve on real world type models.

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System Design Solutions with MotionSolve

Much of the MotionSolve and MotionView multi-body modeling and simulation technology has been incorporated into Inspire Motion to enable system design closely tied to 3D CAD geometry.

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General Machinery Solutions with MotionSolve

Our goal was to help users more easily build and simulate complex systems. To this end, we have added a library of higher-level modeling elements including cables, pulleys, and winches; linear actuators, struts, & rods; as well as gears and cams ...

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Altair HyperLife Fatigue Modules Selection

A collated icon enables you to choose the type of fatigue analysis to be run.

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Altair HyperStudy FAST Fit Method and Lookup Model Type

FAST automatically builds the best fitting functions. To accomplish this, HyperStudy is automatically testing all the methods available and their settings to figure out the most appropriate method to obtain the best quality fit for each approximated function.

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Altair HyperStudy System Reliability Optimization (SRO) Method

System Reliability Optimization (SRO) is a new, highly efficient reliability based design optimization (RBDO) method.  This new method requires a reduced number of runs, and allows reliability constraints to be applied to not just the individual f...

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Altair HyperLife Stress Life Analysis

Uniaxial and Multiaxial assessment options with multiple Mean stress correction theories. Various stress combination methods are available for Uniaxial assessment. Critical plane implementation for Multiaxial assessment.

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Altair HyperLife Creating Fatigue Events

The Load Map tool serves as a typical Signal processing utility where you can import repetitive load history files. You can also create a simple constant amplitude or block loading cycles with a single click.

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Altair HyperLife Execute the Fatigue Setup

The Evaluate tool allows you to run the Fatigue Analysis, and subsequently load your results in the Results Explorer to visualize the Damage and Number of Cycles to Failure contour.

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Generic Modeling Improvements with MotionSolve

Many other enhancements in this release were designed to enable users to assemble and solve models to evaluate product behavior much faster, especially for vehicle simulations.

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Altair HyperLife Material Assignment

The Material tool allows you to create, store, and manage the Fatigue material property assigned to parts. This tool is preloaded with a library of Fatigue material properties, from which you can choose from. You can also load materials from your own database or create new materials in the session.

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Altair HyperStudy Bubbles Plot

Bubble plots can be used to view additional information in a scatter plot window.

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Altair HyperMesh Crash & Safety - Mechanism Tool

Automatically extract bodies and joints to create a mechanism of the selected Finite Element model using the Mechanism Extraction tool.

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Altair HyperMesh CAD Interfaces and New Capabilities

Many improvements have been made to the CAD interface in the version 2019 release. Learn more about the new enhancements available in this release.

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Altair HyperMesh Batchmesher Enhancements

Many improvements have been made to batchmesher in the version 2019 release. Learn more about the new enhancements available in this release.

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Altair HyperMesh New Feature Overview

View a high level overview of the new features available within HyperMesh 2019.

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Altair HyperMesh Crash & Safety - Dummy Pre-Simulation

Dummy pre-simulation with the cable method can be performed using the Dummy Pre-Simulation tool.

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