Category: OptiStruct

From the 3D Printer into Space

We recently announced that Altair ProductDesign was a proud partner of RUAG Space on the redesign of an optimized antenna support for an Earth observation satellite.  The bracket will be produced using industrial additive manufacturing, or 3D printing.

Featured Event: ATCx Powertrain in Munich, Germany

Engine performance and ride and handling are differentiators for luxury sport automotive products in particular. Engineering for durability and to reduce noise, vibration, and harshness requires the use of predictive tools early in the design process. Historically, this type of … Read More

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