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Samsung Research Institute – Bangalore Adopts Altair Optistruct® for Optimizing Housing Design of a Smartphone

The mobile devices industry is fiercely competitive and companies are continuously being challenged to push the boundaries of their hardware design. With shorter design cycles and narrowing cost margins there has been greater emphasis on virtual t...

Customer Stories

Top Use Cases: Santos® Pro

Presentation introducing a couple of the top use cases for the human centered design software, Santos® Pro.

Customer Stories

Use Case: KTex Family for Manufacturing

Predicting the impact of the manufacturing process on composite materials.

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

Benefits of the Symbiosis of Topology Optimization and Additive Manufacturing in Architecture

The challenge was to investigate the potential offered by the symbiosis of topology optimization and additive manufacturing for architectural projects. The Altair solution included the use of the HyperWorks suite, especially OptiStruct for optimiz...

Customer Stories

Case Study: Analysis of Elastic Moorings

Development of advanced Seaflex mooring system simulation capability in ProteusDS.

Customer Stories

Case Study: Ensuring Success of Marine Operations in Tidal Energy

Installation analysis of OpenHydro turbine using ProteusDS.

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

PSA Groupe Discusses the Simulation of Squeak and Rattle Noise in its Vehicles

In this interview, Sebastien Gourg, CAE Methods, Expertise and Support Engineer from PSA Groupe gives us insight into his experience of working with Altair ProductDesign during the implementation and customization of the Squeak and Rattle Director...

Customer Stories, Videos

CADdoctor Case Study: Arkal Automotive

Arkal Automotive Optimizes FEA Data Creation Workflow with HyperMesh and CADdoctor.

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

Close Hauled with Hyperworks - Student Team of Politecnico di Torino Sails Away from Competition

The project focused on the design and construction of a skiff, a particular kind of sail boat, within the given regatta regulation. With its modeling and calculation tools, HyperWorks helped the team to significantly reduce weight while increasing...

Customer Stories

Auburn University applies HyperWorks to Optimize the Design of Composite Suspension Components and Monocoque for a SAE Formula Student Racecar

To optimize the car performance, the Auburn University SAE Racing Team focused on selected components that were most promising in terms of mass reduction with equal or increased stiffness. HyperWorks enabled them to reduce component mass-to-stiffn...

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

Adam Wais of Rolo Bikes Discusses the Working Relationship with Altair

During the development of a new carbon fiber bicycle, the design team at Sweden based Rolo Bikes, wanted to develop a frame which exhibited world leading strength and stiffness attributes while keeping weight to an absolute minimum. The team requi...

Customer Stories, Video Testimonials, Videos

Top Use Cases: ProteusDS

Presentation introducing a few of the top use cases for the dynamics analysis software, ProteusDS.

Customer Stories

Top Use Cases: ShipMo3D

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

Customer Stories

Success Story: OHB System AG

HyperWorks and the Altair Partner Alliance Streamline Development Process of Optical Satellite Components at OHB System AG.

Customer Stories

Top Use Cases: SimData Manager

Presentation introducing a few of the top use cases for the simulation data management software, SimData Manager.

Customer Stories

Using Topology Optimization with solidThinking Inspire for Improved Casted Rail Compoments

A simulation driven approach was taken using solidThinking Inspire for topology optimization, Evolve for shape refinements and HyperWorks for FE analysis for the optimization of an existing component design to be manufactured with casting/AM techn...

Customer Stories

APWorks Choses OptiStruct for Topology Optimisation for the 3D Printed Light Rider

Despite its skeletal appearance, the Light Rider is an extremely strong yet lightweight electric motorcycle designed by Airbus subsidiary APWorks as a showcase of what’s possible when OptiStruct's topology optimisation is coupled with metallic 3D printing.


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Articles, Customer Stories

A Vision of Tomorrow's Architechture: Designing the LAVA Bionic Tower

Exploring design variants with OptiStruct's FE-based topology optimization to generate a free-form exoskeleton structure

Customer Stories

AFDEX Leads the Way in Forging Innovation

This paper highlights a few of the many innovations AFDEX has contributed to in the bearing industry, green initiatives and reduction in development time.

Brochures, 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

Achieving Superior Crash Performance for the Souest DX7

Analysis and optimization to improve crash performance while reducing reliance on physical tests.

Customer Stories

Optimization-driven Product Development at Volvo

Harald Hasselblad (PhD) - Senior Analysis Engineer at Volvo Car Group Sweden - talks about introducing an Optimization Culture Arena to support simulation driven development in his company.

Customer Stories

Biberach University of Applied Science, Institute for Architecture and Urban Development

Create modern, functional, stiff, and light architectural designs. Altair OptiStruct used to create feasible designs

Customer Stories

System Measure of Effectiveness with XLDyn

This example shows how XLDyn can help balance designs in terms of quality, cost and time to market with system MoE.

Customer Stories

Meet System Requirements with Internal and External Verification with XLDyn

This use case shows how XLDyn can provide visibility in early vehicle development to better meet project requirements.

Customer Stories

Top Use Cases: ChassisSim

Presentation introducing a few of the top use cases for the vehicle dynamics simulation software, ChassisSim.

Customer Stories

Top Use Cases: CAEfatigue VIBRATION

Presentation introducing a few of the top use cases for the random response and fatigue software, CAEfatigue VIBRATION.

Customer Stories

Top Use Cases: LW Finder

Presentation introducing a few of the top use cases for the strain gauge placement software, LW Finder.

Customer Stories

HyperWorks Becomes Part of Mechanical Engineering Curriculum at Dalhousie University

As a key industry tool, HyperWorks becomes part of the Curriculum, providing hands-on training to Mechanical Engineering Students at Dal

Customer Stories

Top Use Cases: AVL FIRE M

Presentation introducing a few of the top use cases for the CFD and multiphysics software, FIRE M.

Customer Stories

Top Use Cases: AVL EXCITE Acoustics

Presentation introducing a few of the top use cases for the NVH software, EXCITE Acoustics.

Customer Stories

Robot Bike Co.

Developing a Fully Customizable, Additively Manufactured Mountain Bike

Customer Stories

Altair Offers Flexibility and Enhancement for Casting Process Design and Optimization

The goal of the project outlined in this paper is to get the optimal gating system (size and position of ingate) to help avoid porosity and other common defects in the produced parts, achieving the final design to begin casting the component.

Brochures, Customer Stories

Implementing CAE into the Design Process for Composite Tennis Racquets at Wilson Sporting Goods

Wilson Labs, the innovation hub at Wilson Sporting Goods, leveraged OptiStruct and Altair ProductDesign for composites finite element analysis to reduce design cycle time and enhance product value.

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