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SOGECLAIR aerospace

SOGECLAIR aerospace, part of the SOGECLAIR S.A. group, is a major engineering partner and prime
contractor for the aerospace industry. For the design of an aircraft access door, to leverage the full potential of the combined methods of additive manufacturing and casting, SOGECLAIR used the Altair

Customer Story, Customer Testimonials

Mabe

Mabe is a Mexico-based international appliance company designing, producing and distributing a wide spectrum of home appliances such as washing machines, dryers, cooking ranges, refrigerators, air-conditioners, microwaves, etc. Altair technology h...

Customer Story

Zaha Hadid co | de & Stratasys

Zaha Hadid and its Computation and Design research group (Zaha Hadid co|de) collaborated with Stratasys – a renown 3D printing company – to research the potential of 3D printing and topology optimization for their projects. They conducted a study ...

Customer Story

Volu Pavilion

Zaha Hadid Computation and Design (co|de) team had to create a contemporary dining pavilion that combines computational design, lightweight engineering, and precision fabrication. To create this unique structure, the design team used Altair Hyper...

Customer Story

What Can We Learn from Nature for Modern Architecture Structures?

Eric Rusinol, an Architect from The Sagrada Família Foundation, gives us some insight into the project to finish Antoni Gaudí's iconic Cathedral in Barcelona, touching on the teams use of optimization and concept generations technologies from Alta...

Video Testimonials

Alstom

Alstom coupled topology optimization with additive manufacturing to explore the feasibility of alternate manufacturing to traditional casting. This resulted in a 70% weight reduction of its locomotive component.

Customer Story

Additive Manufacturing of a Satellite Antenna Bracket

Analysis and design of a 3D printed antenna support for the Sentinel-1b satellite by RUAG Space with Altair Products.

Video Testimonials

Ping Golf: Using CAE and HPC for Virtual Prototyping

In this short interview Eric Morales, Sr Research Engineer at PING Golf, explains how combining CAE simulation with the latest HPC technology has greatly reduced product development time.

Video Testimonials

Specialized Wins at Le Tour de France with Altair HyperWorks

Learn how Specialized analyzed and improved the aerodynamic performance as well as optimized the weight and structural efficiency of the new S-Works Venge frame.

Video Testimonials

Ford's Thoughts on Relationship with Altair for Lightweighting

John Viera, Global Director, Sustainability and Vehicle Environmental Matters at Ford Motor Company, gives his thoughts on the relationship with Altair and its importance as the company continues to drive down vehicle weight.

Video Testimonials

Ford Research Center - Interview with Dr. Niels Pasligh

Niels Pasligh from Ford Research Center Aachen, Germany, is talking about his team's challenges and how they work with Altair products to tackle these.

Video Testimonials

Speed and Safety- Interview with Luca Pignacca of Dallara Automobili

Manufacturing and supply of Racing Cars, Dallara Automobili uses HyperWorks to help design all of their racing cars.

Video Testimonials

TK Mattingly Discusses Water Landing Simulation of the NASA Orion Crew Module

T.K. Mattingly, former Apollo Astronaut and Director of Space Enterprise for Systems Planing and Analysis, reveals how he worked with Altair ProductDesign to simulate the water landing of the NASA Orion Crew Module.

Video Testimonials

StressCheck Top Use Cases

High-Fidelity FEA Software example of how to apply StressCheck to receive accurate stress analysis with guaranteed reliability

Customer Story, Product Collateral

How Can 3D-Printed Plastic Waveguides Enable V-Band Applications?

Using Altair Feko, ALCIOM examined two prototypes manufactured using 3D-printing technology to demonstrate the performance of 3D-printed plastic waveguide components at V-band frequencies.

Article originally appeared in Microwaves&RF (www.mwrf.com) on January 4, 2019

Articles, Customer Story, Technical Papers

Optimization of Photovoltaic (PV) Mounting Structures – Savings on Material and Cost

Photovoltaic specialist Thesan, a subsidiary of global manufacturer Savio S.p.A, manufactures, and distributes mounting structures, consisting of a so-called Purlin, a Rafter, and a Pole (and Hat), designed to withstand potentially occurring loads...

Customer Story

Maharashtra Institute of Technology, Pune

A university team at MIT, Pune used topology optimization and additive manufacturing to develop two new designs for the Quad-rotor UAV drone that were lighter and stronger than previous designs.  

Customer Story

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 Story, Videos

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 Story

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 Story

AMETEK

AMETEK utilized model-based development to develop a new embedded control system for a aerospace suit  chiller unit under a very tight schedule and high safety standards.

Customer Story

SOGECLAIR Aerospace Employs HyperWorks to Optimize Additively Manufactured Aircraft Components: Topology optimization of a large engine pylon structure

To find new development and manufacturing approach to reduce weight while ensuring safety, HyperWorks offers SOGECLAIR Aerospace an innovative, streamlined development environment with more design freedom, faster development cycles, and lower cost...

Customer Story

Aeroelastic Investigation of the Sandia 100m Blade Using Computational Fluid Dynamics

Recent trends in wind power technology are focusing on increasing power output through an increase in rotor diameter. As the rotor diameter increases, aeroelastic effects become increasingly important in the design of an efficient blade.

Customer Story

Failure Criteria for Stamping Analysis in RADIOSS

In this paper, several failure criteria are compared in their ability to predict necking point and failure propagation during a forming process. The paper has been presented at the 2014 IDDRG Conference in Paris, France.

Customer Story

HardMarque

HardMarque coupled topology optimization with additive manufacturing to conceptualize and refine the design of a piston. The final piston design is 23.5% lighter than the original design. 

Customer Story

Reducing Weight and Maximising Fuel Efficiency of a Formula Student Car with OptiStruct

Durham University Electric Motorsport (DUEM), are a UK-based team of students who design, build and race electric vehicles. In this project, DUEM wanted to demonstrate how they have applied the latest weight saving technology to achieve a faster, ...

Customer Story

When Engineering Intuition is Not Enough

A new technology helps design engineers quickly create dramatically lighter structures — and better understand the effects of material placement in whatever they’re developing.

Customer Story

Kirchhoff Automotive

Hear how Kirchhoff Automotive improves resource utilization with the PBS Works suite of HPC solutions.

Video Testimonials

Automotive Lighting

Automotive Lighting uses free-form modeling software to create concepts for customers in a fast and flexible way. Concepts are presented visually  in daytime and nighttime conditions using photorealistic rendering.

Customer Story

TokyoFlash Japan

TokyoFlash is a world leader in the design and sales of unique watches. They use Altair Evolve to speed product development.

Customer Story

NASA

A Safer Landing with Water Impact Analysis

Using Altair’s own HyperWorks virtual simulation suite, Altair ProductDesign built an accurate finite element model of the module from CAD data supplied by NASA, as well as a section of water and air which matched the conditions from the l

Customer Story

Medtronic

Reducing Medical Stent Stress by 71%

Medtronic designs and manufacturers medical devices used the world over. Traditionally, computer aided engineering (CAE) and virtual simulation were not fully utilized within the industry as the verification process for often microscopic compone

Customer Story

OPEL

Improving Design Productivity through Automation

OPEL identified the design process of engine mount systems as a candidate for a process automation solution. As an objective, NVH engineers had to be able to generate input decks even without detailed load case information. Knowledge

Customer Story

Simulation Streamlines Aircraft Door Development

The Eurocopter Group leverages analysis to cut design time and automate the process of developing safe aircraft closures.

By Michele Macchioni
Concept To Reality Summer/Fall 2011

Customer Story

Lighter Helicopter Design

During the lifetime of a helicopter, every superfluous pound of weight costs the owner thousands
of Euros. These costs arise due to the additional fuel needed to move the extra mass thus limiting
the amount of cargo the helicopter can transport. To build lighter helicopters, Eurocopter, Europe’s

Customer Story

Improving Efficiency and Accuracy at Eaton Aerospace with HyperWorks

The Hydraulic Systems Division of
Eaton’s Aerospace Group designs hydraulic
components and systems on many of the
world’s military and commercial aircraft
in the skies today. Eaton uses Altair HyperWorks within it's simulation processes to improve solution efficiency and accuracy.

Customer Story

Simulation and Analysis Investments Help Drive PLM Market Growth

The need to improve designs and reduce the cost of prototyping is fueling increased investments in simulation and analysis tools.

Customer Story

Application of HyperWorks in the Subsea Oil and Gas Industry

The volatile nature of deep sea installations presents a difficult challenge for engineers
to create products which can withstand extremely high pressures in a variety of weather
conditions. Duco selected HyperWorks to model subsea umbilicals, resulting in improvements
to their analysis productiv

Customer Story

Dialing into Simulation to Streamline Cellular Phone Development

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

Customer Story

PBS Professional at TRW Automotive: A Standard Solution for European Design Centers

As a global technology company, TRW Automotive touches most of us in ways we're unaware of. And when we drive, it is practically a certainty that a TRW system with brakes, airbags, seat belts, or steering is part of the experience. A Tier One auto...

Customer Story
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