Category: OptiStruct

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

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

Jaguar Land Rover Wins 2014 Altair Enlighten Award

Jaguar Land Rover has been named the winner of this year’s Altair Enlighten Award for its innovative development and implementation of a new premium lightweight architecture. Using this architecture, the company was able to reduce CO2 and weight while maximizing … Read More

Simulation-Based Concept Design eBook

Many of you have heard people from Altair discuss the notion of simulation-based concept design, or conceptual simulation. My colleague, Tony Norton, covered the subject in some depth in his Optimize Early and Optimize Often! post back in December. To … Read More

Optimize Early and Optimize Often!

Recently Jeff Brennan wrote about the “three Rs” of eliminating waste and protecting the environment, singling out “reduce” as the most significant. “There is nothing ‘greener’ than OptiStruct®!” stated Jeff.  I’m certainly not going to disagree with that and at … Read More

Can Sustainable Design Also Maximize Profits?

Last week I was an invited speaker at an executive roundtable event titled “The Future of Manufacturing”, hosted by former Vice-President Al Gore  in the downtown London offices of Generation Investment LLC, an investment firm focused on “Sustainable Investing”.  What … Read More