The Benefits of PLM

A good article appeared recently in Aerospace Manufacturing and Design on the benefits of PLM.  I provided the Altair perspective but you can see comments from several others in the industry in this article.  Altair continues to gain traction with our … Read More

AIM FIRE 2012

The Altair–Automation Alley AIM FIRE (Advanced Innovative Methods for Improved Reliability & Efficiency) Military Day brought together industry professionals from the US military and their supply chain to discuss trends and advancements in simulation methods. The event addressed a range … Read More

Simulation: A Bird Strike’s Unsung Hero

Another bird strike event is in the news, this time with a Delta aircraft forced to perform an emergency landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport.  Fortunately, the plane landed safely and passengers were unharmed. Check out my blog post from … 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

Composites Grow

Composite use continues to grow in the aerospace field.  My recent article in Aerospace Manufacturing and Design  discusses some of the benefits and challenges with the use of composites and notes that simulation will continue to play a critical role … 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