Category: Architecture Engineering Construction

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Would Brunel Have Used a Spreadsheet?

This guest contribution on Innovation Intelligence is written by Samir Khan, Product Manager of Maple at Maplesoft. Maple and MapleSim are available through the Altair Partner Alliance. I have a grudging respect for Victorian engineers. Isambard Kingdom Brunel, for example, designed … Read More

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Tokyo Designers Week 2014

Asia’s largest design fair, Tokyo Designers Week 2014, was held from October 25 to November 3 in Tokyo, Japan, celebrating impressive and extravagant designs from many categories including architecture, industrial products, fashion, fine art, cartoons, robots, music, and cars.

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Sweat the Small Stuff

This guest post on Innovation Intelligence was written by Andy MacKrell, Product/Project Manager at MultiMechanics, developer of MultiMech, a composites analysis software suite. MultiMechanics is a member of the Altair Partner Alliance. The ability to tailor the composition of a material to obtain … Read More

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Topology Optimization Meets 3D Printing in Lyon, France

This past summer, Altair participated in the first business-to-business trade show in France dedicated to additive manufacturing, 3D PRINT. The exhibition provided an overview of the latest technological advances in additive manufacturing, including relevant technologies like 3D imaging software, materials, … Read More

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Clock Tower Bell Fatigue

This guest post on Innovation Intelligence was written by Kurt Munson, Engineering Manager at HBM-nCode, developer of nCode DesignLife. HBM-nCode is a member of the Altair Partner Alliance. Engineered structures that experience fatigue loading surround us every day, sometimes in … Read More

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The Topology Optimization Imperative

You may lose design proposals if you don’t know about it. What happens when powerful mathematics, genetic algorithms, computer technology, and an intuitive graphical user interface (GUI) come together? Let’s start by saying that topology optimization is a mathematical approach … Read More