Category: HyperWorks

Small Overlap, Big Challenge

My colleague, Giuseppe Resta, Manager, Global Automotive at Altair Engineering submitted the following blog post. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) just released its first results for its new small overlap frontal crash test. Despite the fact that the initial … Read More

Computational Fluid Dynamics FAQs – Part 2

As a follow up to last week’s video blog, my colleague Dr. Farzin Shakib continues the discussion around computational fluid dynamics, today addressing the conservation of mass, energy and momentum in finite element-based CFD solvers.

The World’s Fastest Bike

When I hear McLaren, I think of F1 greats like Hunt, Lauda, Prost, Senna, Hakkinen and a parade of other drivers right up to today’s pilots, Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton. So it was a bit of a surprise to … Read More

The Case for Composites

As noted by my colleague Giuseppe Resta in the last automotive blog post, there was justified fanfare for the BMW “i” brand, yet elsewhere in Frankfurt you could see that steel was not going to go away fast. The production … Read More

Steel is Dead, Long Live Steel

This week, my colleague Giuseppe Resta has some thoughts spurred by the unveiling of two exciting vehicles scheduled for 2013 production: The Frankfurt Auto Show saw BMW unveil its new “i” brand of electric vehicles. While both the radical design … Read More