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Structural Optimization

Setup and run a structural optimization in SimLab

Getting Started

Socomec

France-based Socomec’s specialty is providing low-voltage energy installations, from equipment to monitoring, where energy is critical – robust and ultra-reliable solutions for buildings like datacenters, solar plants, utilities, and hospitals. Us...

Customer Stories, Customer Testimonials

Automated LBCs Assignment

Automatically assign load boundary conditions (LBCs) in SimLab

Videos

In-depth Optimisation with Altair Feko & HyperStudy

Altair Feko is a well-known and trusted numerical analysis tool for a wide range of problems in electromagnetics. Its efficient solvers make it a very good tool to utilize as part of a process that explores solution spaces or performs advanced optimisation tasks in electromagnetics.
Altair Hyper

Webinars

Webinar: Designing for Profitable Casting (South African Case Study)

Several prototype castings, scrap material and low quality castings cost foundries valuable time and money. Simulation and non-destructive testing offers technology to reduce the time from CAD concept to successful casting, and helps to minimise typical loss drivers in casting profitability.
Nic M

Webinars

Introduction to the Newest CADdoctor Release

This webinar will be an overview to illustrate the benefits and use cases of the rich functionalities available in CADdoctor.

The webinar will take you through the newest capabilities and the use cases and we will also feature a general overview of this desktop application for users that are new

Webinars

Smart Building Solutions Features

The SmartWorks suite includes Altair SmartEdge™ for device communication, Altair SmartCore™ to manage IoT devices and data, and Altair SmartSight™ for advanced data analytics.

Brochures

How Do You Verify the Accuracy of Engineering Simulations?

Strategies for verifying the accuracy of engineering data will be explored, including best practices and common pitfalls engineers may encounter when assessing the quality of finite element analysis (FEA) results.

Why is the practice of solution verification for FEA results important? And what ch

Webinars

Design for Forming Webinar

Simulation of multi-stage stamping process fully automated and highly scalable without sacrificing accuracy.

Webinars

Guerrilla Gravity

For pioneering a new material application and technology without a road map, Guerrilla Gravity used Altair OptiStruct in the early design design phase. The result was the development of lightweight, high-performance bikes, that are 300% more impac...

Customer Stories

Catapult Tutorial 2: Actuators, Motors and Springs

Using Inspire Motion, learn how to set up a motion simulation of a catapult. This video covers the setup of actuators, motors and springs

Tutorials

Catapult Tutorial 1: Ground, Rigid Groups, Joints and Contacts and Results

Using Inspire Motion, learn how to set up a motion simulation of a medieval catapult. This video covers the setup of ground, rigid groups, joints and contacts, and results

Tutorials

Wearable IoT Technology Helps Combat Epilepsy

Despite the prevalence of epilepsy, it can take years to diagnose correctly and treat, with monitoring being costly. A European technology leader in smart remote-monitoring medical solutions found a better way to diagnose and monitor epilepsy. It ...

Use Cases

Generation of Antenna Array Excitation

See how Altair Compose can be used for the automatic generation of antenna array excitations. You can seamlessly perform the necessary calculations, data formatting and output for use with Altair Feko.

Videos

Predicting Multipacting for RF Design Optimization: Field Strength Measurements in a Coaxial Waveguide

Tech-X presents a highly efficient method of predicting multipacting for RF design optimization with the FDTD PIC code VSim. Multipaction is a commonly encountered problem RF engineers face, that causes significant damage to RF structures, in whic...

Webinars

Altair HyperWorks Defense Brochure

HyperWorks is a wide-ranging set of engineering analysis and optimization tools that is used throughout every major industry. See how HyperWorks is used for Defense in this brochure.

Brochures

Amphyon 2019 - New Simulation Capabilities For More Stable Processes

This webinar presents a general overview of the Amphyon 2019 software, including all alterations, as well as the new Thermal Simulation module and deeper insights to Support Optimization.

Webinars

Model-Based Development Suite Brochure

Leverage simulation-driven innovation to design and engineer products for concept studies, control design, system performance optimization, controller implementation and testing.

Brochures

Altair Tailored Solutions Datasheet

Altair understands that design processes are very specific to individual companies. As part of our commitment to enable our customers to create innovative design solutions efficiently, our services group routinely tailors Altair HyperWorks™ soluti...

Datasheets

Matelys Showcase Video

AlphaCell for quick and accurate sound package design 

Video Testimonials

Model-Based Development of Multi-Disciplinary Systems

Readily simulate complex products as systems-of-systems throughout your development cycle – from early concept design, to detailed design, then hardware testing (HIL). Combine mechanical models with electrical models (in 0D, 1D, and/or 3D) to enab...

Technical Papers

Lay-Up Simulations to Choose the Best Fabric Pattern for an Aeronautic Radome

This article focuses on weather radars mounted on small airplanes. They help planning routes before take-off and adapting during the flight depending on weather conditions.

Customer Stories

Altair SmartCore Datasheet

Altair SmartCore is a cloud-native platform, which offers an integrated set of services and features to help you easily connect your things to the digital world. It provides a framework for building powerful industry applications, which optimize e...

Datasheets

Altair SmartSight Datasheet

SmartSight is a cloud-based analytics platform for embedded, big data, and IoT applications. Architected for an optimized self-service user experience, the platform simplifies data visualization, exploration, and analysis.

Datasheets

Improving Electric Vehicle Range with Advanced Losses Computation Considering PWM Across a Full Duty Cycle

Introducing electric traction in automotive brings new challenges for the design of electric machines. Nowadays designers have to consider increasing constraints like efficiency, temperature, weight, compactness, cost but also stricter regulations...

Webinars

Wireless Network Design for Railway Scenarios, Including Tunnels and Metro Stations

Key challenges for train/metro operators are increasing traffic volumes, ensuring passengers safety and security during their journey, as well as providing real time multimedia information and access to social networks in stations and tunnels. To ...

Webinars

SimLab Tutorials - Linear Static Analysis of ConRod

Create linear static solution; define constraints and loads; define contacts; create material and apply properties; run the analysis and review the results

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Post-Processing Optimization Results

View and post-process results of topology optimization

Automation, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Process Recording using Templates_ConRod

Use mesh-, LBC- and loadcase templates during a process recording; record a process including solver setup and solver execution

Automation, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Turbulent Flow in a Mixing Elbow

Import custom ribbon; create a tetra mesh with CFD boundary layer; apply CFD boundary conditions; run a steady state turbulent flow analysis; visualize results as contour or as vector

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Topology Optimization with Manufacturing Constraints

Create RBE connectors; create LBC and load cases; define the design space for a topology optimization; define responses; create manufacturing constraints; set an optimization objective; run an optimization with OptiStruct

Optimization, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Transient Flow in a Mixing Elbow

Create a navier-stokes flow transient solution; apply average velocity inlets and define outlet; create convective wall and define symmetry plane; define initial conditions; create material and define solid and fluid properties; defineproper solut...

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Topology Optimization with Pattern Constraints_Y Bracket

Create RBE connectors; work with specifications for loads and loadcases; set up a topology optimization including pattern constraints; run an optimization with OptiStruct; view and post-process optimization results

Optimization, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Conjugate Heat Transfer

Create a tetra mesh with CFD boundary layer; work with turbulence and temperature equations; define CFD boundary conditions based on inflow average velocities and convective heat flux; define symmetry plane; create material and define properties; ...

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Non Linear Static Analysis - Flex Plate

Apply symmetry constraints; apply enforced displacement constraint; create 3d bolt with pretension; create advanced contacts; create loadcase; modify solution parameters; solve and review the results

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Linear Steady State Heat Convection Analysis

Create a steady state heat transfer solution; apply thermal loads such as constant temperature and uniform convection; solve and visualize grid temperature

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Coupled Linear Structural Thermal Analysis

Create a heat transfer solution and add thermal constraints and heat flux; create a linear static solution and include the thermal analysis subcase as loadcase parameters; visualize the loadcases results separately

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Solutions Based Conjugate Heat Transfer

Create a tetra mesh with CFD boundary layer; work with turbulence and temperature equations; define CFD boundary conditions based on inflow average velocity and convective heat flux; define symmetry plane; create material and define properties; ru...

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Topology Optimization with Solutions - Bracket

Create a linear static solution, define loads and boundary conditions then compute; define a topology optimization, design space, constraints, response and objective; export the optimized shape as .stl; import the .stl file and perform a mesh clea...

Optimization, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Normal Mode Analysis - Brake Assembly

Create coincident mesh with join tool; create normal analysis solution; define constraints and spring elements; apply stick contact type; solve and review the displacement and stress

Analysis, Tutorials
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