Tag: OptiStruct

Organic Structural Design at Polaris

Editor’s Note:  The full article, entitled “When Engineering Intuition Is Not Enough”, was published in the Fall 2013 / Winter 2014 issue of Altair’s Concept to Reality magazine.  The archive may be viewed here. An optimal structure is many manufacturers’ goal when creating … 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

Optimize Early and Optimize Often!

Recently Jeff Brennan wrote about the “three Rs” of eliminating waste and protecting the environment, singling out “reduce” as the most significant. “There is nothing ‘greener’ than OptiStruct®!” stated Jeff.  I’m certainly not going to disagree with that and at … Read More

Can Sustainable Design Also Maximize Profits?

Last week I was an invited speaker at an executive roundtable event titled “The Future of Manufacturing”, hosted by former Vice-President Al Gore  in the downtown London offices of Generation Investment LLC, an investment firm focused on “Sustainable Investing”.  What … Read More