Resource Library

SimLab Tutorials - Defeaturing and Cleanup-Gear

Simplify your model by removing features; Locally remesh faces; quality cleanup your mesh

Editing, Meshing, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Welding Process with Connection

Create a bead weld using the open loop edges; Connect weld bead bodies defining a spline curve trajectory; Perform a boolean operation between weld bodies and the weld bead

Meshing, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Logo removal

Remove a logo from meshed bodies

Editing, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Weld Modeling

Prepare the mesh for a triangular weld; Create a triangular weld; Prepare the mesh for a bead weld; Create the bead weld

Meshing, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Setting the Environment

Edit the preferences of the software; Choose your favorite mouse settings; Display, move and resize windows and browsers on the screen; Create additional toolbars.

Getting Started, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Modal Frequency Response Analysis - Bracket

Create RBE and apply constraints; apply an excitation load; create material and apply properties; define a load case and modify the solution parameters; run the analysis and plot the frequency dependent results

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Solver Setup for Non-Linear Analysis

Create group-based 3d bolts with pretension; apply user-defined contacts; create material with elasto-plastic curve; apply constraints and bearing pressure; create loadcases and define non-linear static solver settings

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Visualize and Organize

Open and import files; Use the model browser to organize your assembly; Visualize and isolate selected components; Select, isolate and hide entities such as faces or elements; Use some advanced selection modes; Create and retrieve entity groups.

Getting Started, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Exploring Weld Basic Feature

Weld two bodies containing a gap; Configure weld parameters within the weld basic feature

Meshing, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - CFD Meshing of an Exhaust Manifold

Create a surface mesh, modify layers and apply volume layers mesh control; Generate fluid body; Generate boundary layer and volume mesh

Meshing, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - CFD Meshing Of a Differential Gearbox

Join cylindrical and planar faces; create inlet and outlet faces by filling holes; Select surfaces connected to a face; Generate fluid body; Create boundary layer and volume elements

Meshing, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Volume Meshing with Layers-Housing

Request locally a given amount of tet layers through thin walls; Create a volume mesh with Tet10 from an existing, encolsed Tri6 mesh; Auto cleanup a volume mesh based on different quality criteria.

Meshing, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Quick Modal Analysis

Create RBEs; constraint a model; set up and execute a quick normal mode analysis; view the results

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Assembly with Node Equivalence

Create shared cylindrical/planar faces; check for shared entities; cleanup joined parts through re-meshing; display equivalence nodes

Editing, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - QuickMesh - Gear

Import a CAD geometry; Quickly tetmesh a solid body using different global settings; Export your mesh.

Meshing, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Thread Removal

Select cylinders based on a defined radius; create groups using select adjacent layers; create mesh control; use remove thread tool; remesh cylindrical faces using isoline mesh control; remesh cylindrical faces by modifying layers; change cylinder...

Editing, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Gasket Meshing

Imprint gasket edges on faces; Create gasket faces using edge offset; Create gasket bodies using extrude; Imprint gasket faces using Imprint gasket

Editing, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Assembly with shared nodes using Join tool

Align cylindrical surfaces; Create shared cylindrical/planar faces; Check for shared entities; Separate shared entities to obtain coincident nodes; Cleanup joined parts through re-meshing

Editing, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Create 1D Bolts

Create 1D bolt head; create 1D bolt thread; Join the bolts using connect

Connections, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Non-Linear Static Analysis

Apply symmetry constraints; apply enforced displacement constraint; create 3d bolt with pretension; create advanced contacts; create load case; modify solution parameters; solve and review the results

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Linear Static Analysis of Connecting Rod

Create a local coordinate system; define contraints and loads; define contacts; create material and apply properties; export to solver and import results

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Edit Mesh of Section Cut-Engine Assembly

Replace faces within a model; Translate faces and features using transform; Create identical/mirrored faces with replace faces

Editing, Meshing, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Thermal Stress Analysis_Safety Valve Assembly

Apply constraints on 1D bolts RBE nodes; apply pressure loads; create mapping of thermal loads; import contact definition; create material and apply properties; create load case; solve and review the results

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Quick Imprinted Mesh for Parasolid Assemblies

Generate an assembled surface/shell mesh from a parasolid file; Generate an assembled volume/solid mesh; Transfer groups to the meshed assembly

Meshing, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Mesh Editing-Housing

Local remesh faces, if needed with grid mesh; Manual cleanup elements by swapping and collapsing edges; Defeature the model by flattening and aligning faces

Editing, Meshing, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Normal Mode Analysis of an Assembly

Create matching faces through assembly; assign load, mass and spring connection; assign material and properties; execute the analysis and verify results

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Advanced Grid Meshing

Use different methods to create grid meshing; Interactive meshing, Mesh transition, Project to CAD, Three sided faces, Intersection picking

Editing, Meshing, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Editing holes and circular faces_Housing

Remove and modify holes; Change the number of elements around/along circular faces; Align faces and edges to a given radius; Remesh partial cylinders

Editing, Meshing, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Meshing with Body Break-Engine Assembly

Update CAD features; Import a mesh template; Cut and separate a section of a body using Region mesh control; Remove details using Logo mesh control; Mesh a valve seat; Create a circular gasket imprint

Meshing, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Region Definition by Two Planar Faces

Create region mesh control based on 2 planar faces; Edit the dimensions of the cuboid region by changing the values, scaling and moving the region; Create region mesh control based on 2 intersecting planes

Meshing, Tutorials

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

EFEA uses a library of elements for modeling any physical system.

Customer Stories

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

5 ways to optimize your design

Gauge optimization, size and shape, and shell optimization, can be used to improve an existing design without altering its overall architecture. 3D topology optimization can be used when a significant re-design is desired because it identifies the...

Tips & Tricks

From Die Design to Defect-Free Castings: Shiva Tool Tech Achieves 80% Time Reduction with Altair Inspire Cast

Shiva Tool Tech is an automotive manufacturing focused, industrial powerhouse based in Pune, India. With over 25 years of experience in designing and manufacturing of gravity die casting (GDC), low-pressure die casting (LPDC), high-pressure die ca...

Customer Stories

Coupled Electro-Magnetic and Acoustic Simulation of an In-Wheel Electric Motor

At Elaphe, the engineers have been facing the NVH challenges from the very beginning. The topology of this electric motor, which on the one hand enables the team to use the otherwise empty space inside the wheel, can on the other hand, result in s...

Webinars

Flux & Flux Motor: A Preview from the Inside

This presentation was given on April 11, 2019 at ATCx Electromechanical Applications in Troy, MI.

ATC Presentations

Analysis of Static Eccentricity Faults in Double Stator Single Rotor Axial Flux Surface-mounted Permanent Magnet Motors

This presentation was given on April 11, 2019 at ATCx Electromechanical Applications in Troy, MI.

ATC Presentations

Design the Future e-Mobility

This presentation was given on April 11, 2019 at ATCx Electromechanical Applications in Troy, MI.

ATC Presentations

Slotless-Halbach Lightweight Electric Machines and Unconventional Multi Layer Winding

This presentation was given on April 11, 2019 at ATCx Electromechanical Applications in Troy, MI.

ATC Presentations

Shielding Benchmark: Static Shielding and Eddy Current Shielding

This presentation was given on April 11, 2019 at ATCx Electromechanical Applications in Troy, MI.

ATC Presentations
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