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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

Safran Seats

Zodiac Seats (now Safran Seats) designs, certifies and assembles innovative, customizable and high-added-value products. For optimizing seat ergonomics to reduce passenger discomfort, Zodiac Seats France (ZSFR) employ Altair HyperWorks to develop ...

Customer Stories

Providing Designers Easy Access to Powerful Simulation Tools

Brompton Bicycle discuss the benefits they have seen from moving away from simulation in their CAD system to a more powerful and flexible system from Altair.

Customer Testimonials

Optimisation of a Collapsible Economic Container “COLLAPSECON"

At the forefront of innovation at CEC Systems is the world’s first semi-automated Collapsible-Economic-Container. Achieving a 4:1 ratio, COLLAPSECON® enables 4 empty containers to be collapsed and combined to form a single container, improving ope...

Customer Stories

Schneider Electric uses Flux to Design IoT Actuators

Schneider Electric is a world leader in electrical distribution equipment. Remy Orban, Mechatronic Engineer at Schneider Electric discusses a low voltage circuit breaker actuator design using Flux

Customer Testimonials, Videos

Case Study: A Smarter Approach to Vehicle Design with System-Level Modeling

By taking a system-level modeling approach, CEVT engineer Michael Palander is creating a powerful testing and simulation platform that can be used to verify the functionality of their new automotive technologies at earlier stages in the design pro...

Customer Stories

Altair and Ziegler Instruments Combine Experience and Technologies to Identify and Eliminate Squeak and Rattle Issues

Altair has partnered with Ziegler-Instruments to enhance its Squeak and Rattle Director (SnRD), making it the most advanced and comprehensive solution on the market to predict and eradicate squeak and rattle phenomena in vehicles, aircraft and oth...

Customer Stories, Videos

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

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

Lightweighting Initiatives Translate into Innovative Autos

General Motors and ContiTech North America Inc. deliver lighter, more fuel-efficient passenger vehicles, thanks to state-of-the-art design methodologies and manufacturing processes.

By Beverly A. Beckert
Concept To Reality Winter/ Spring 2017
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Articles, Customer Stories

Top Use Cases: HUByx

Presentation introducing a few of the top use cases for the human FE model, HUByx.

Brochures, Customer Stories

High Performance Computing Speeds-up Optimization Processes for Tailor Rolled Blanks at Mubea

OEMs and suppliers include every possible technique to support lightweighting in the automotive industry. It is common to use optimization techniques in order to identify and tab existing lightweight potentials as well as design tailor rolled comp...

Customer Stories

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

Politecnico di Milano University

The Politecnico di Milano University implemented generative design software to quickly and easily identify the ideal shapes and materials for three architectural design concepts.

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

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

Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters Weight & Balance (W&B) team is tasked with collecting and analyzing data to forecast the weight of a product during the conceptualization phase. Collecting useful and up-to-date data in a standardized way from this wide group of...

Customer Stories

VTT Optimises Industrial Valve Block for Additive Manufacturing

Reprint of the article published on Metal AM - vol. 2 no. 1 Spring 2016

Customer Stories

The SKA Radio Telescope: A Global Project for a Better Understanding of the Universe

Challenging Einstein’s seminal theory of
relativity to the limits, how the very first
stars and galaxies formed just after the Big
Bang, the study of dark energy and the vast
magnetic fields in the cosmos, and the age
old question “Are we alone in the Universe?”
These are some of the key scien

Customer Stories

Student Racing Team from Politecnico di Torino uses HyperWorks to Improve Weight, Manufacturability, and the Performance of Race Car

Formula SAE is a competition between university student teams, organized by the Society of Automotive Engineers. Each student team has to design, build, test, and promote a prototype, which is then evaluated in eight types of tests, ranging from p...

Customer Stories

Solid Hex Meshing the Human Lumbar Spine

Computational modeling and simulation, which uses computer-based mathematical techniques, is on the verge of revolutionizing the field of medical devices. Modeling techniques allow computer models to eliminate bad ideas and refine the good ones lo...

Customer Stories

Safety Comes First – Development of a Maxi-Cosi Child Seat Using a CAE-Driven Design Process

When developing a new child seat, safety is
paramount. Dorel Juvenile, market leader in
child safety in cars, was confronted with the
task to develop a new child seat - the
Maxi-Cosi 2wayPearl. To investigate
and analyze the best feasible design,
considering the occurring forces during an
acc

Customer Stories

Lockheed Martin Improves Security Capabilities and Reduces HPC Costs with PBS Professional

Lockheed Martin worked with Altair to deploy a cross-domain security version of PBS Professional for Red Hat Enterprise Linux which enables the use of a single system by users at multiple security levels. The solution resulted in tens of millions ...

Customer Stories

Simulation Tools: Driving the Future of Design

The Clemson University Deep Orange 3 program introduced future engineers to analysis software, enabling them to develop a novel sports car concept architecture.

By Dr. Paul Venhovens
Concept To Reality Winter 2013

Customer Stories

Toyota Motorsport

Controlling Software Costs with Altair’s Software Asset Optimization System

TMG chose Altair’s Software Asset Optimization (SAO) system to address this problem. SAO (Software Asset Optimization) enables the user easy and efficient access of the actual software usage of existing lic

Customer Stories

Polaris Reduces Weight of Snowmobile Structures Up to 40% with solidThinking Inspire and OptiStruct

Polaris, based in Roseau, Minn., is a
renowned manufacturer of snowmobiles,
and its Snowmobile Chassis Structures
Group is engaged in design and testing that supports three different platform teams with chassis solutions for each set of requirements. Computer-based design and finite element (FE)

Customer Stories

Customer Story: Peter Macapia

Dr. Peter Macapia discusses solidThinking's part in reinventing structural systems and rethinking what a building is.

Customer Stories, Video Testimonials

PBS Professional at The Scripps Research Institute

The campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) overlooks the Pacific near San Diego. Its proximity to the famed (but unrelated) Scripps Oceanographic Institute occasionally causes confusion of identities. But TSRI is prestigious in a totally ...

Customer Stories

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 Summer / Fall 2012 Subscribe to C2R Magazine

Customer Stories

The Art of Packaging to Protect Cultural Assets

Simulation tools isolate the cause of undesirable shipping loads on museum’s cultural treasures.

By Nobuyuki Kamba, Ph.D.
Concept To Reality Summer / Fall 2012 Subscribe to C2R Magazine

Customer Stories

Gordon Murray Design Discuss the Future of Automotive Manufacturing & iStream

Dr Ralph Clague, Powertrain Systems Manager at Gordon Murray Design (GMD) speaks to Altair ProductDesign about the current challenges in the automotive industry and how their iStream process can deliver lighter, low cost electric vehicles. Altair ...

Customer Testimonials, Videos

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

Altair SmartSight™ Turns Utility Operational Data into Valuable Information with Milsoft Visual Analytics

Milsoft Visual Analytics is a powerful business analytics module developed by Altair in partnership with Milsoft Utility Solutions. Through a direct integration of Altair’s SmartSight™ business intelligence software with the Milsoft database schem...

Customer Stories

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

Dialing into Simulation to Streamline Cellular Phone Development

Upstream model simulation reduces product development time and enables Motorola to meet critical market demands.

Customer Stories

Quality Driven by CAE

Advanced CAE tools enable companies to design quality into their products.

Customer Stories

Rotorcraft Design Takes Flight

Optimization tools enable Boeing to balance form and function in the development of advanced aircraft.

Customer Stories

HyperWorks CAE Process Automation Accelerates Product Development at Scania

Scania chose HyperWorks – the Engineering Framework for Product Design – to automate the assembly process of virtual truck models for finite-element (FE) simulations. The new process significantly increased simulation efficiency and robustness, which are especially critical to
Scania’s truck-custom

Customer Stories

Use Best-in-Class Components to Integrate Product Development

Achieving the best overall product development environment requires that CAD and CAE systems work well together.

Customer Stories
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