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HyperWorks, especially OptiStruct is one of the central tools supporting the CAE efforts of BASF Engineering Plastics

Mathematical optimisation methods can provide significant support in virtual CAE part development. In the early phases of the project topology optimisation affords valuable clues to the design of the geometry of the part.

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Dana Adopts Altair’s SimLab to Automate Meshing of Powertrain Models with Dramatic Time Savings

Dana Holding Corporation is a world
leader in driveline, sealing, and thermalmanagement
technologies that improve
fuel efficiency, reduce emissions and
lower the cost of ownership in passenger,
commercial and off-highway vehicles.
Dana's 25,000 employees operate in
27 countries within a netwo

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Investigating Aeroelastic Performance of Multi-MegaWatt Wind Turbine Rotors Using CFD

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. A detailed understanding of the fluid elastic
coupling can l

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Faster Design Changes with HyperWorks’ Morphing Technology

In the development of engine components PSA determines the lifetime of the intake manifold with a complex thermo mechanical calculation. Since the development process is distributed between PSA itself and a supplier, a design change of the intake ...

Customer Stories

Success Story: SEAM from Cambridge Collaborative for International Truck and Engine Corporation

Publication highlighting International's success using SEAM

Customer Stories

Success Story: SEAM from Cambridge Collaborative for BMW

Publication highlighting BMW's success using SEAM

Customer Stories

Hybrid Finite Element Analysis of a Rotorcraft

The Hybrid FEA method, based on combining conventional Finite Element Analysis with Energy Finite Element Analysis for mid-frequency computations, is applied to a rotorcraft.

Customer Stories

Vehicle Airborne Noise Analysis Using the Energy Finite Element Method

EFEA is used to evaluate the exterior acoustic loading in a vehicle.

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

Weizmann Institute Case Study: Switching to PBS Professional for HP Clusters

The Weizmann Institute replaced Moab with PBS Professional to manage a 3,096-core HP cluster shared among hundreds of users. The transition process was easy, thanks to Altair’s excellent customer services and support. Now, the Institute enjoys hig...

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Cooper Standard Speeds Development of Next-Generation Pumps with Altair’s AcuSolve CFD Solver

With more than 22,000 employees in
19 countries, Cooper Standard supplies the vehicle industry with fluid delivery systems, sealing and exterior systems, thermal and emission systems and AVS. The company’s Electromechanical Department is an advanced research and development arm of the Cooper Standa

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Body-In-White Design for a Six-Passenger Sports Car Architecture: Maximizing Body Stiffness and Meeting Strength Requirements Using HyperWorks

The Deep Orange Program has partnered with Altair to apply advanced computational simulation methods to their vehicle designs. Altair-sponsored internships and fellowships have enhanced student learning through
providing webinar-based and on-sight instruction of Altair HyperWorks simulation technol

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QIMR Case Study: Altair and Dell Improve HPC Capabilities for Leading Research Institute

Queensland Institute of Medical Research (QIMR) is using PBS Professional on a Dell cluster to improve HPC computing. According to the CIO, “Everyone has benefited from this installation. Researchers can do things they couldn’t do before, like run...

Customer Stories

BiggerBoat Solutions Makes Waves in Auto Industry Using HyperForm to Cut Die Development Costs and Time

When the auto industry crashed in 2008
and the tool shop where Jay Weiner worked
closed its operations, he started his own
company, called BiggerBoat Solutions Ltd.
He carries out metal-forming simulations
for major tooling suppliers and originalequipment
manufacturers. With 15 years
of exper

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Danish Team Uses HyperWorks to Prove the Value of Topology Optimization for Concrete Architectural Structures

Denmark’s Aarhus School of Architecture
was interested in exploring the potential
of applying the kind of simulation-based
topology optimization used in the automotive,
aeronautical and naval industries to
architectural concrete structures and coupling
it with robotic fabrication of polystyren

Customer Stories

Intel AcuSolve Case Study: Analyzing Complex Designs Faster

Working in collaboration with Intel’s technical support team and utilizing key Intel® software development tools, Altair was able to improve performance, scalability, and time-to-results for AcuSolve, Altair’s leading CFD flow solver.

Customer Stories

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

Aircraft Seating Design, Analysis, and Optimization

Customer Stories

EFEA Examples

Files to use for practice in the EFEA Solver.

Customer Stories

Extending Extrusion Die Life Using HyperXtrude

Altair HyperXtrude is used to predict die
performance and run virtual die tryouts.
Using these capabilities, die designs can be
modified and tested to improve the die life
and reduce the number of die trials.

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

Simulation: The Connection between Speed and Safety in Racing

Chassis manufacturer relies on simulation and optimization to develop the fastest – and safest – race cars on today’s circuits.

By Luca Pignacca
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.

Customer Stories

CFD Advances Racing Bike Performance

Highly automated computational fluid dynamics (CFD) workflows enable the discovery of flow behaviors, improving wheel aerodynamics.

Mathew N. Godo, Ph.D. and David Corson, Ph.D.
Concept To Reality Summer / Fall 2012 a href="http://www.altair.com/MagazineFreeSubscription.aspx

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[AB]structures Relies on HyperWorks in Developing Three Record Breaking Round the World Racing Yachts

[AB]structures, an Italian structural design and engineering company, used the CAE suite HyperWorks first for the Volvo Ocean Race in 2006 to design the yacht for the ABN AMRO White team and has used it since then successfully for several other Volvo Ocean Race and America’s Cup yachts.


This ye

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Nippon Sharyo Uses AcuSolve Simulation to Make Japan’s Bullet Trains Safer, More Comfortable

Nippon Sharyo uses AcuSolve simulation to make Japan’s bullet trains safer, more comfortable

Customer Stories

Topology Optimization Used to Make Lighter Plastic Parts

Kanto Auto Works, Ltd. is a core member of the Toyota Group, developing and producing Toyota vehicle bodies. The company’s organic-material engineering department evaluates and develops plastic parts to be used in vehicle bodies. In the initial st...

Customer Stories

Mabe - Improved Protection of White Goods through Packaging Optimization

For white goods manufacturer Mabe, the quality of the design and engineering of their home appliances is paramount. The products need to be highly robust as well as visually appealing but must also arrive with the customer in perfect condition. Th...

Customer Stories

HyperWorks improves development processes at PSA Peugeot Citroën

Challenge: Define new process that includes accurate component data

Altair Solution: Use HyperForm and RADIOSS in development process

Benefits:
Reduce Development Time
Accelerate Innovation
Improve Quality and Robustness

Customer Stories

Altair Partner Alliance Offers Flexibility and Enhancements in Development Process at Manufacturer of Interconnect Products

Amphenol is one of the largest manufacturers of interconnect products in the world. The company designs, manufactures, and markets electrical, electronic and fiber optic connectors, coaxial and flat-ribbon cable, and interconnect systems. Amphenol...

Customer Stories

AcuSolve & Radioss Solution on FSI Model

This benchmark demonstrates the ability of AcuSolve to capture the effect of impulse load on a profile submerged in channel flow. A P-FSI simulations is performed using the structural output from Radioss.

Customer Stories

AcuSolve Validation - NACA0012 Airfoil

This benchmark validates AcuSolve for external aerodynamic applications. NACA0012 has been studied in depth both numerically and experimentally. AcuSolve results are compared with other CFD software results and with available test data

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

Altair BUSolutions

Developing the World’s First Series Hydraulic Hybrid Bus

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) requires modern transit bus systems to provide more efficient services across America. Currently, U.S. public bus transit authorities are subsidized to meet operating budgets with Stat

Customer Stories

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

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Tallent Automotive

Customized Solutions to Reduce Chassis Mass by 25%

To meet the growing demands for lightweight, fuel efficient vehicles, Tallent Automotive required a more automated method to produce minimum mass sheet metal chassis components which took performance targets and manufacturing const

Customer Stories

Airbus

Through collaborative partnerships with Altair in the UK, the software was developed to produce an innovative rib design, which resulted in an optimized weight saving over 500kg per aircraft. Exceptional team working has been an essential componen...

Customer Stories

Heart Valve Analysis

Predicting Aortic Stenosis through Simulation

Aortic valve Stenosis is a heart value disorder that narrows the aortic valve opening due to calcium build up in the leaflets. This prevents the valve from opening properly and obstructs the flow of blood causing the heart to work harder. Finite Eleme

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Unilever Customizes Solutions to Reduce Packaging Waste

With increasing pressures on all manufacturers to reduce the environmental impact of their products, consumer goods giant, Unilever, needed a way to minimize the material used in its packaging while ensuring that it remained strong enough to withs...

Customer Stories

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

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