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Case Study: A 63% Lighter Titanium Aerospace Part with Materialise

GE Aviation 3D printed their famous fuel nozzle in one piece. They are one of the many companies that understand the huge impact 3D printing technology can have on the aerospace industry, not only in terms of supply chain, but also in terms of wei...

Customer Stories

More Efficient and Economic Injection Mold Tools thanks to Topology Optimization, CFD Simulation and 3D Printing

Toolmaking is usually characterized by cost-intensive, custom made, single-unit production. To create innovative tools, the industry increasingly relies on new manufacturing methods such as 3D printing. To meet market demand, PROTIQ GmbH, a spinof...

Customer Stories

Less Interior Squeak and Rattle Noise Using a Simulation Driven Design Approach

In the development of new vehicles, the PSA Group aimed to detect Squeak and Rattle (S&R) problems before availability of physical testing. This led to a collaboration between PSA’s method development engineering team and Altair’s domain experts.

Customer Stories, Technical Papers

Explicit Dynamic Simulation of Tool Drop on the Outer Wing of the Swift020 Unmanned Aerial System using Radioss®

The successful launch of a new platform UAS is a comprehensive design engineering and manufacturing endeavor. The full lifecycle must consider maintenance and replacement components. As these requirements often require the use of tools (i.e. screw...

Customer Stories

CFD Oilsplash Simulation in Driveline CAE

A brief presentation on how GKN Driveline performs CFD Oilsplash Simulation using nanoFluidX.

Customer Stories, Presentations

Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Churning Losses in Powertrain Components

A brief presentation on how Magna is predicting and improving powertrain efficiency with nanoFluidX.

Customer Stories, Presentations

Case Study: Simulation of a Moving Soccer Field with DSHplus

The Veltins-Arena in Gelsenkirchen, Germany is known for outstanding soccer games. Keeping the field in top condition is a major concern. Check out how FLUIDON's DSHplus and solidThinking Activate were used to simulate moving the field in and out...

Customer Stories

Top Use Cases: CosiMate

Presentation introducing a few of the top use cases for the multiphysics software, CosiMate.

Customer Stories

Developing Efficient Design Procedures for Wideband, Low-profile Antennas Using Altair FEKO Electromagnetic Simulation Technology

Low profile, concealed antennas are frequently desired for diverse applications across many military and commercial vehicle platforms. A vehicle underside can be considered a viable alternative place for concealment as it provides enough space to ...

Customer Stories

Characterizing the Murchison Widefield Array Beam Pattern

A precursor to the SKA, the Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) radio telescope was constructed in the Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory in Western Australia. In order to correctly calibrate and image the data collected by the radio telescope, it ...

Customer Stories

Case Study: ModelCenter® Approach Excels in Comparison of Submarine Design Optimization Studies

Challenge: Optimize Submarine Design for Weight using Abaqus Finite Element Software

Customer Stories

Top Use Cases: Amphyon

Presentation introducing a few of the top use cases for additive manufacturing software, Amphyon.

Customer Stories

Subros Leverages Altair HyperWorks® to Build Optimized Product Designs While Reducing 60% Simulation Time and 40% Prototyping Costs

Subros is the leading manufacturer of thermal products for automotive applications in India and operates in technical collaboration with Denso. Being a major supplier of AC units to the predominant automotive segments and all classes of vehicles p...

Customer Stories

Mando Softtech India Achieves Greater Simulation Accuracy with Altair HyperWorks®

As Manufacturers of Automotive Components such as Chassis and Brakes, Mando Softtech India has to ensure that they maintain highest performance and quality standards of the products they develop. Implementation of Altair HyperWorks solutions has h...

Customer Stories

Case Study: Integrating Systems Modeling with Simulation Helps Ensure Robust Space Debris Removal

The European Space Agency (ESA) is studying an active debris removal mission called e.Deorbit which is intended to capture an ESA-owned derelict satellite in low orbit and safely crash it into the ocean in a controlled atmospheric reentry. The Air...

Customer Stories

Case Study: Optimizing a New Upper Stage Rocket Engine for 5 Missions in 6 Weeks with ModelCenter

The Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) is investigating the innovative Dual-Expander Aerospike Nozzle (DEAN) engine architecture in support of initiatives like the Integrated High Payoff Rocket Propulsion Technology (IHPRPT) and Next Generat...

Customer Stories

Case Study: Multilevel Optimization with ModelCenter® Reduces Cost of Building Wind Farm by Almost $4 Million

The Bobcat Bluff Wind Project, located in Archer City, Texas consists of 100 GE 1.5 MW turbines capable of producing up to 150 MW of electrical power. The turbines were positioned without considering construction costs, resulting in higher than ne...

Customer Stories

Case Study: NASA’s ModelCenter® Environment Solves Challenges of Supersonic Transport Aircraft Design

Challenge - Integration of Diverse, Multidisciplinary Analyses for Supersonic Aircraft Design

Customer Stories

Top Use Cases: ModelCenter®

Presentation introducing a few of the top use cases for the collaborative engineering software, ModelCenter®.

Customer Stories

Case Study: Using Parameter Optimization

Performing parameter optimization in NovaFlow&Solid.

Customer Stories

Developing an Injury Threshold for Human Brain Concussion

Directed by Dr. King Yang, Professor of Bioengineering, the Department’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 understa...

Customer Stories

Topology optimization and new manufacturing methods enable lightweight design in agricultural engineering

Amazone develops and produces innovative agricultural technology, enabling and supporting modern and economical arable farming methods. For the re-design of an originally welded suspension component as a casting part, solidThinking Inspire was use...

Customer Stories

ICAT Achieves Robust Structural Integrity of their Automotive Components using Altair HyperWorks®

The International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT) is an automotive testing and R&D centre. In their pursuit to carve a niche as a one-stop solution for the automotive industry’s needs in the areas of product design, testing and validation,...

Customer Stories

Daimler

Integrating antennas in windscreens has become popular due to the enhanced aesthetics and the increased antenna surface area that enables improved reception. However, the design of such antennas is a complex procedure. Antenna systems contain diff...

Customer Stories

Case Study: Mobile Applications - Simulation of Counter Balance Valves with DSHplus

Counter balance values are a popular choice for securing cylinders or hydro-motors to keep them from moving due to their own weight or the weight of a load. Lifting devices such as cranes and platforms, hydraulic bridges and industrial machinery a...

Customer Stories

Wilson Golf/Driver vs. Driver

Altair’s work on Driver vs. Driver, Wilson Golf’s television competition that followed aspiring golf club designers in their journey to develop Wilson’s next club in production. Our industrial design team worked with each of the contestants to dev...

Customer Stories

Wilson Golf

Wilson has a strong relationship with Altair, having worked alongside Altair ProductDesign on a number of successful projects in the past and valuing the broad range of simulation and design technologies available in the HyperWorks and solidThinking software
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Customer Stories

Weather Forecasting Gets Real, Thanks to High-Performance Computing

High-performance computing provides the processing power needed for researchers and scientists to deliver high-fidelity, accurate and timely forecasts. Applications such as weather forecasting and research call for finer granularity of data, lead...

Articles, 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

Simulation Speeds Roll Cage Design

Australian company relies on virtual tools to test the roll cage structures that keep motorsports drivers safe.

Articles, Customer Stories

Using Altair FEKO to Facilitate Development of the World's Smallest TV Antenna

Dr. Margarita Tecpoyotl-Torres leads a team of students and researchers at The Center for Research in Engineering and Applied Sciences (CIICAp) at UAEM. They use FEKO for simulation technology in the design and development small, low cost, lightwe...

Customer Stories

National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS)

Due to a long-standing relationship with Altair and its HyperWorks suite of simulation solutions, NEVS approached Altair ProductDesign to see if the interior quality issue could be tackled with simulation. To perform the project, Altair ProductDesign worked on site alongside NEVS Interior
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Customer Stories, Videos

Case Study: Analysis of the PLAT-O Taut-moored Platform

PLAT-O is designed as a taut-moored platform, which operates by balancing the buoyancy and drag forces on the system, using anchors and mooring lines. It is vital to understand the performance of the platform, i.e., how the system pitches, rolls, ...

Customer Stories

Success Story: Toledo Molding & Die

HyperWorks and the Altair Partner Alliance improve tuning frequency predictions for induction systems at Toledo Molding & Die.

Customer Stories

APWorks Light Rider: Optimization Process

First 3D-printed Motorcycle by APWorks (Airbus Group) called Lightrider. Altair's software OptiStruct was used for inspiration of the organic structure of the motorcycle.

Customer Stories, Videos

CalsonicKansei North America

CKNA contacted Altair ProductDesign for training on the Squeak and Rattle Director, which led to more in-depth consultation on the squeak and rattle methodologies, ultimately saving the company time and money by helping them identify detrimental i...

Customer Stories, Videos

Use Case: Using Fieldscale Sense v1.5 to Redesign a Mutual Capacitive Touchscreen Sensor Ensuring Backward Controller Compatibility

This use case demonstrates the process of redesigning and improving an existing touch sensor using Fieldscale’s touchscreen design tool SENSE version 1.5, specially designed to address the specific needs of touchscreen industry.

Customer Stories

Top Use Cases: Sense

Presentation introducing a few of the top use cases for the touchscreen design and simulation software, Sense.

Customer Stories

Case Study: Maple Helps Hiab Simplify Their Crane Operation

Challenge:
Hiab’s existing mathematical tool was lacking key features that the company needed to model crane behavior.

Solution:
Hiab selected Maple because of its ability to process complex matrix manipulations and easily export computations to Hiab’s existing simulation software.

Customer Stories

Lighter, farther, faster, greener: TUfast Eco team drives to success with HyperWorks

For the Shell Eco-marathon, an international contest for sustainable mobility, student teams from schools and universities all over the world design vehicles that are as energy-efficient as possible. After passing a technical check, the vehicles c...

Customer Stories
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