Tag: Engineering

Engineering the Design Process for 3D Printing

While thinking about the theme of this article, I remembered the title of a famous book by Henry Petroski, “To Engineer is Human”. Although the book covers many examples of engineering feats and lessons learned from spectacular failures that resulted from inadequate … 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

Lost in Translation

Are you comfortable exchanging different file formats across different platforms? Is it easy to modify and update existing projects using your tool-set? If the answer to both of the previous questions is “Yes, of course!” you probably don’t need to … 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