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SOGECLAIR aerospace

SOGECLAIR aerospace, part of the SOGECLAIR S.A. group, is a major engineering partner and prime
contractor for the aerospace industry. For the design of an aircraft access door, to leverage the full potential of the combined methods of additive manufacturing and casting, SOGECLAIR used the Altair

Customer Story, Customer Testimonials

Mabe

Mabe is a Mexico-based international appliance company designing, producing and distributing a wide spectrum of home appliances such as washing machines, dryers, cooking ranges, refrigerators, air-conditioners, microwaves, etc. Altair technology h...

Customer Story

Zaha Hadid co | de & Stratasys

Zaha Hadid and its Computation and Design research group (Zaha Hadid co|de) collaborated with Stratasys – a renown 3D printing company – to research the potential of 3D printing and topology optimization for their projects. They conducted a study ...

Customer Story

Volu Pavilion

Zaha Hadid Computation and Design (co|de) team had to create a contemporary dining pavilion that combines computational design, lightweight engineering, and precision fabrication. To create this unique structure, the design team used Altair Hyper...

Customer Story

What Can We Learn from Nature for Modern Architecture Structures?

Eric Rusinol, an Architect from The Sagrada Família Foundation, gives us some insight into the project to finish Antoni Gaudí's iconic Cathedral in Barcelona, touching on the teams use of optimization and concept generations technologies from Alta...

Video Testimonials

Alstom

Alstom coupled topology optimization with additive manufacturing to explore the feasibility of alternate manufacturing to traditional casting. This resulted in a 70% weight reduction of its locomotive component.

Customer Story

Additive Manufacturing of a Satellite Antenna Bracket

Analysis and design of a 3D printed antenna support for the Sentinel-1b satellite by RUAG Space with Altair Products.

Video Testimonials

Ping Golf: Using CAE and HPC for Virtual Prototyping

In this short interview Eric Morales, Sr Research Engineer at PING Golf, explains how combining CAE simulation with the latest HPC technology has greatly reduced product development time.

Video Testimonials

Specialized Wins at Le Tour de France with Altair HyperWorks

Learn how Specialized analyzed and improved the aerodynamic performance as well as optimized the weight and structural efficiency of the new S-Works Venge frame.

Video Testimonials

Ford's Thoughts on Relationship with Altair for Lightweighting

John Viera, Global Director, Sustainability and Vehicle Environmental Matters at Ford Motor Company, gives his thoughts on the relationship with Altair and its importance as the company continues to drive down vehicle weight.

Video Testimonials

Ford Research Center - Interview with Dr. Niels Pasligh

Niels Pasligh from Ford Research Center Aachen, Germany, is talking about his team's challenges and how they work with Altair products to tackle these.

Video Testimonials

Speed and Safety- Interview with Luca Pignacca of Dallara Automobili

Manufacturing and supply of Racing Cars, Dallara Automobili uses HyperWorks to help design all of their racing cars.

Video Testimonials

TK Mattingly Discusses Water Landing Simulation of the NASA Orion Crew Module

T.K. Mattingly, former Apollo Astronaut and Director of Space Enterprise for Systems Planing and Analysis, reveals how he worked with Altair ProductDesign to simulate the water landing of the NASA Orion Crew Module.

Video Testimonials

StressCheck Top Use Cases

High-Fidelity FEA Software example of how to apply StressCheck to receive accurate stress analysis with guaranteed reliability

Customer Story, Product Collateral

Museo de Arte de Lima

In 2016, international architectural design firm Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) participated in a design competition launched by the internationally renowned Lima Art Museum (MALI) for the addition of a new building as a contemporary art wing of the ...

Customer Story

Optimization of Photovoltaic (PV) Mounting Structures – Savings on Material and Cost

Photovoltaic specialist Thesan, a subsidiary of global manufacturer Savio S.p.A, manufactures, and distributes mounting structures, consisting of a so-called Purlin, a Rafter, and a Pole (and Hat), designed to withstand potentially occurring loads...

Customer Story

Altair and Ziegler Instruments Combine Experience and Technologies to Identify and Eliminate Squeak and Rattle Issues

Altair has partnered with Ziegler-Instruments to enhance its Squeak and Rattle Director (SnRD), making it the most advanced and comprehensive solution on the market to predict and eradicate squeak and rattle phenomena in vehicles, aircraft and oth...

Customer Story, Videos

Top Use Cases: HUByx

Presentation introducing a few of the top use cases for the human FE model, HUByx.

Customer Story

HyperWorks Enables Ingeniacity to Reduce Mass of Sailing Yacht Composite Bowsprit by 65%

Altair's HyperWorks Suite provided the pre-processing, optimization and FE-solving tools to help create a new bowsprit design that was 34kg lighter than the previous model

Customer Story

Gator Motorsports

Gator Motorsports utilized Inspire to redesign its brake pedal, as well as suspension bell cranks. This resulted in increased stiffness and a reduction of weight.

Customer Story

A Vision of Tomorrow's Architechture: Designing the LAVA Bionic Tower

Exploring design variants with OptiStruct's FE-based topology optimization to generate a free-form exoskeleton structure

Customer Story

AMETEK

AMETEK utilized model-based development to develop a new embedded control system for a aerospace suit  chiller unit under a very tight schedule and high safety standards.

Customer Story

Student Racing Team from Politecnico di Torino uses HyperWorks to Improve Weight, Manufacturability, and the Performance of Race Car

The students used HyperWorks which resulted in a weight reduction of 30% for those parts that were taken under consideration.

Customer Story

Fluid - Structure Interaction Analysis and Optimization of an Automotive Component

This paper discusses the behavior of a flexible flap at the rear end of a generic car model under
aerodynamic loads. A strong bidirectional coupling between the flap’s deflection and the flow
field exists which requires this system to be simulated in a coupled fluid-structure manner.

Customer Story, Technical Papers

Aeroelastic Investigation of the Sandia 100m Blade Using Computational Fluid Dynamics

Recent trends in wind power technology are focusing on increasing power output through an increase in rotor diameter. As the rotor diameter increases, aeroelastic effects become increasingly important in the design of an efficient blade.

Customer Story

CAE Technology Applicable to the Aerospace Industry - JEC Reprint

In this article, published on the May 2014 issue of JEC Composites Magazine, Shan Nageswaran explains why the latest version of HyperWorks® represents the most advanced evolution of computer-aided engineering (CAE) technology applicable to the aer...

Customer Story

HardMarque

HardMarque coupled topology optimization with additive manufacturing to conceptualize and refine the design of a piston. The final piston design is 23.5% lighter than the original design. 

Customer Story

Peter Macapia, LabDORA

Architect Peter Macapia aims to change perceptions of how buildings can look; generative design software aids in imaginative engineering and architecture projects, integrating design and testing in the same space.

Customer Story

When Engineering Intuition is Not Enough

A new technology helps design engineers quickly create dramatically lighter structures — and better understand the effects of material placement in whatever they’re developing.

Customer Story

Automotive Lighting

Automotive Lighting uses free-form modeling software to create concepts for customers in a fast and flexible way. Concepts are presented visually  in daytime and nighttime conditions using photorealistic rendering.

Customer Story

TokyoFlash Japan

TokyoFlash is a world leader in the design and sales of unique watches. They use Altair Evolve to speed product development.

Customer Story

OPEL

Improving Design Productivity through Automation

OPEL identified the design process of engine mount systems as a candidate for a process automation solution. As an objective, NVH engineers had to be able to generate input decks even without detailed load case information. Knowledge

Customer Story

NASA

A Safer Landing with Water Impact Analysis

Using Altair’s own HyperWorks virtual simulation suite, Altair ProductDesign built an accurate finite element model of the module from CAD data supplied by NASA, as well as a section of water and air which matched the conditions from the l

Customer Story

Simulation Streamlines Aircraft Door Development

The Eurocopter Group leverages analysis to cut design time and automate the process of developing safe aircraft closures.

By Michele Macchioni
Concept To Reality Summer/Fall 2011

Customer Story

Lighter Helicopter Design

During the lifetime of a helicopter, every superfluous pound of weight costs the owner thousands
of Euros. These costs arise due to the additional fuel needed to move the extra mass thus limiting
the amount of cargo the helicopter can transport. To build lighter helicopters, Eurocopter, Europe’s

Customer Story

Improving Efficiency and Accuracy at Eaton Aerospace with HyperWorks

The Hydraulic Systems Division of
Eaton’s Aerospace Group designs hydraulic
components and systems on many of the
world’s military and commercial aircraft
in the skies today. Eaton uses Altair HyperWorks within it's simulation processes to improve solution efficiency and accuracy.

Customer Story

HyperWorks Helps to Develop Race-Winning Yacht for Volvo Ocean Race 2009

The CAE suite HyperWorks has been used by ABstructures to structurally design and optimize the winning yacht in the Volvo Ocean Race, Ericsson 4. The yacht, skippered by Torben Grael, claimed victory in the Volvo Ocean Race on June 27, 2009 in St....

Customer Story

Application of HyperWorks in the Subsea Oil and Gas Industry

The volatile nature of deep sea installations presents a difficult challenge for engineers
to create products which can withstand extremely high pressures in a variety of weather
conditions. Duco selected HyperWorks to model subsea umbilicals, resulting in improvements
to their analysis productiv

Customer Story

Dialing into Simulation to Streamline Cellular Phone Development

Upstream model simulation reduces product development time and enables Motorola to meet critical market demands.

Customer Story

PBS Professional at TRW Automotive: A Standard Solution for European Design Centers

As a global technology company, TRW Automotive touches most of us in ways we're unaware of. And when we drive, it is practically a certainty that a TRW system with brakes, airbags, seat belts, or steering is part of the experience. A Tier One auto...

Customer Story
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