Category: CAE

Tips & Tricks: HyperWorks 12.0 BasicFEA

As an ongoing feature of our Innovation Intelligence blog, we will be posting helpful Tips and Tricks videos.  We hope these will be beneficial to you and will help you to become even more efficient with our software. This week, Training … Read More

Optimization Strategies for Multi-Material Vehicles

This post was taken from Altair Enlighten and contributed by my colleague, Regu Ramoo, Director of Engineering at Altair ProductDesign. Many studies on automotive mass reduction have been undertaken over the years by various steel, aluminum, magnesium, and composites consortia, … Read More

Taking enterprise to the cloud and tapping HPC

Recently, the team and I spoke with Digital Manufacturing Report to discuss the ways manufacturers’ growing reliance on CAE is challenging the industry to continue to evolve its software offerings. Driving factors like innovations in HPC and cloud technology are … Read More

Understanding the Limitations of Composite Materials

This post was taken from Altair Enlighten and contributed by my colleague, Lars Fredriksson, Director at Altair ProductDesign, Germany. Back in January 2012, Altair entered into a partnership with advanced materials specialists, Caterham Composites, to improve each other’s knowledge on … Read More

Multiphysics- It’s Here to Stay

My colleague, Jon Quigley, Director, Multi-Disciplinary Simulation at Altair, submitted the following blog post. The area of multiphysics has reached an inflection point in the CAE market.  Customers are increasingly requesting solutions that span traditional single physics, and vendors are responding by … Read More

Where I Would Like to See More CAE Usage

My colleague Narayan Rangarajan, Altair Engineering team leader, has contributed the following post: Today, computer-aided engineering (CAE) has enabled high-end research in Crash, NVH, Durability and Optimization of many different industries, including automotive, aerospace, defense, consumer products and architecture, among … Read More

Could Crash Modeling Have Saved the Concordia?

Event simulation helps automobile manufacturers design safer vehicles — and it can do the same for shipbuilders. I recently discussed my views on the Costa Concordia cruise ship disaster with Cadalyst, providing commentary on how the marine industry can look … Read More

Engineering Amazing

The recent TV spots by Lexus (below) stirred up some questions from friends who know basically what we do here at Altair but not the specifics.