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F.tech R&D North America

F.tech is a Tier-1 automotive systems supplier, headquartered in Japan. To help the CAE team at F.tech R&D North America overcome tedious challenges related to model build and geometry preparation for weld creation, Altair developed a customized s...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Fallbrook Technologies

Traction-based, patented NuVinci® transmission, is a continuously variable planetary (CVP) technology enabling performance and efficiency improvements for machines that use an engine, pump, motor, or geared transmission systems. Fallbrook Technolo...

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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.  

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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
suites. Altair’s technical and industria

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Triton Bikes

Triton Bikes utilized Altair Inspire to Increase performance, decrease the overall weight, and simplify manufacturability of a 3D printed custom bike rear yoke.

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Top Use Cases: ProteusDS

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

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Structural Design of Concrete Shells in Seismic Areas Using HyperWorks

Challenge: Structural optimization to design expressive structures that can safely
be employed in seismic areas

Altair Solution: Investigate shell structures

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Application of HyperWorks for Collaborative/Global Computer-Aided Engineering And Design Instruction at Brigham Young University

For a recent ME 471 class, a team of five students re-engineered the chassis/suspension platform for a 1969 Chevrolet Camero. At the conclusion of the project, the team presented a comprehensive review of their re-design vehicle to a panel of PAC...

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Weizmann Institute

Watch this interview to see why Weizmann Institute switched to PBS Professional and Altair for HPC workload management.

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NASA Develops Wireless Sensors to Detect Lightning Strike Damage to Composite Aircraft

Computational electromagnetic software enables a team of researchers at NASA’s Langley Research Center to develop wireless resonant sensors that can measure and mitigate lightning strike damage to composite aircraft.

By Beverly A. Beckert
Concept To Reality Winter/ Spring 2015

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Scania

Scania uses a simulation-driven design process including topology optimization and finite element analysis. This speeds up their design and development process and produces lighter, more efficient components.

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Bajaj Auto

Right-Sizing PLM Software Investments

An Indian motorcycle manufacturer leverages business analytics to optimize software usage and procurement decisions.

By Beverly A. Beckert

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Race Face

Race Face redesigned a bicycle crank using generative design and finite element analysis. The concept design process yielded a part with increased stiffness and strength without increasing the weight of the part.

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HyperWorks Virtual Wind Tunnel on Cray: Benchmarks and Recommended Configurations

With Altair’s HyperWorks Virtual Wind Tunnel running on Cray XC30 or CS300 systems, manufacturers of all sizes can now predict a vehicle’s external aerodynamic performance without the need for numerous physical wind tunnel tests. This document inc...

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PBS Professional Wins at NCI Raijin, Largest Supercomputer in Southern Hemisphere

Australia’s National Computational Infrastructure (NCI) chose PBS Professional to manage workload for its ‘Raijin’ cluster from Fujitsu, the largest supercomputing system in Australia with over 1000 users.

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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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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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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

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

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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...

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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...

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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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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

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Getting the Right Design, Getting the Design Right

Conceptual design technologies impact product development.

By Alessandro Mazzardo
Concept To Reality Spring/Summer 2010

Concept to Reality, Customer Story

Forklift Manufacturer Cuts Pre-Processing Time in Half and Solves Stubborn Design Problems with Altair’s HyperWorks Suite

The main goal of NMHG and Chief Engineer Dr. Pedro Bastias was to virtually design, test and evaluate each product before any physical prototypes are made. Using HyperWorks, NMHG is saving time, cutting costs and identifying new ways to resolve s...

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Airline Seat Testing Soars to New Heights

French manufacturer Sicma Aero Seat SA
relies on virtual dynamic testing in the
evaluation of its custom aircraft seats.

Concept to Reality, Customer Story

Effective Product Convergence through Visual Brainstorming

When trying to reach consensus in new product development, a picture (or two) is worth a thousand words.

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HyperWorks at Wagon Automotive: Speeding Development Time While Cutting Prototype Costs

Wagon Automotive, a system and module supplier of components to major car builders,
sought ways to accelerate product development and reduce prototyping costs while maintaining high quality.
Adopting the HyperWorks suite of advanced CAE tools enabled the company to achieve both those goals.
Wagon

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