Multiphysics: Toward the Perfect Golf Swing

Perfecting one’s golf swing is a great example of a complex and multi-faceted engineering problem to which multiphysics computer-aided engineering (CAE) tools may be applied. There is the structure of the golf club, its material properties, aerodynamics of the swing … Read More

Altair SAO: Tracking Usage Data

What data is required to track software usage?  Users check out a software license at some point in time, they use the software, and check the license back in when they are done.  License managers keep a record of this … Read More

2014 NAIAS Industry Preview

Whether you are a passionate engineer, a car enthusiast, or you simply happen to be in the Detroit area this week, you may want to make a stop at the 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). I had the … Read More

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

R&D Leader Cetim Chooses Altair

In December, it was announced that Cetim (Centre technique des industries mécaniques), the largest technical center for industrial research in France, had chosen Altair’s computer-aided engineering (CAE) suite HyperWorks® to expand its technical capabilities in development projects. This relationship is … Read More

Aerodynamics Simulation for Design

External aerodynamics simulation plays an important role in modern automotive design. Vehicle fuel economy, stability, engine cooling, interior cabin noise and windshield-wiper performance are all influenced by aerodynamic forces.  For decades, automakers around the world have relied upon time-consuming wind … Read More