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Design and Manufacturing Process of Optimized Bicycle Crank

Race Face redesigned a bicycle crank using generative design and finite element analysis. The concept design process yielded a part with increased stiffness and strength without increasing the weight of the part.

Customer Stories

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 Stories

Visualize New Products with Realistic Renderings

Sundog Eyewear accelerates design times through the use of conceptual design softwarewhile improving visualization of the final product using integrated rendering.

Customer Stories

Evenflo Juvenile Products

Evenflo employs topology optimization and generative design simulation for “sustaining engineering” where fast turnaround is essential for functional improvements of  infant car seats design.

Customer Stories

Novellini

Novellini applies industrial design and modeling software to set the pace of innovation for the manufacture of bathroom solutions and wellness products in Europe.

Customer Stories

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 Stories

Korg Italy

Korg utilized 3D modeling and rendering simulation to manage the frequent design modifications that occur during the product development process. 

Customer Stories

Ron Mendell

Hollywood concept artist Ron Mendell converts sketches to fully rendered digital 3D models, incorporating real world materials, dimensions and constraints.

Customer Stories

Pininfarina Extra

Pininfarina Extra blends the use of industrial design, modeling and topology optimization software to achieve the brand's values of elegance, essentiality and innovation outside of the automotive industry.

Customer Stories

XOX Audio Tools

XOX Audio Tools utilizes high design and advanced technologies to create cutting-edge musical instruments.

Customer Stories

Bros Manifatture

Bros Manifatture is a "superbrand" in the world of fashion jewelry and watches with over 200 new products each year.

Customer Stories

TokyoFlash

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

Customer Stories

Altair PBS Professional™ at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen): Cutting Time to Discovery

In recent years, corporations and research institutions around the world have applied massive computational resources to defining the makeup of the human genome. One of the greatest challenges is to translate that knowledge into therapeutics and d...

Customer Stories

Altair SmartWorks™ Improves Energy Performance and Profitability of UNATEC

Unatec, a company with over 10 years in energy solutions consulting, faced the challenge of controlling costs and improving production for energy producers. Uncontrolled costs and incorrect predictions can greatly diminish profits, potentially inc...

Customer Stories

Kogakuin University Solar Team

The Kogakuin solar team, comprised of more than 300 students, are focused on performance, growth, self-reliance and teamwork through science and engineering activities. Established in 2009, the team has won three consecutive national championships.
This year, the team achieved seventh place in the

Customer Stories

A Nose Cone for Winning: ARUS Andalucía Racing Team Improves Impact Characteristics of Formula SAE Car

When Ana Casares Crespo, a former member of the ARUS Andalucía Racing team from University Seville in Spain, was looking for a final degree project, the team was inspired by the capabilities of Altair’s software. They came up with the idea to impr...

Customer Stories

NREL review of VABS

Software simplifies simulations of smart materials (blades) and fast (NREL review of VABS).

Customer Stories

BOTTPOWER Designs Lightweight Bracket for Motorbike

BOTT stands for “Battle of the Twins,” a racing category for motorbikes with two-cylinder four stroke engines.

Bottpower is a Spanish motorsport engineering company located in Valencia. They specialize in designing and building custom motorbikes for racing and street use. They design and build pa

Customer Stories

Keeping Finances and Data Healthy

As a growing organization, Cape Regional Health System struggled to bring together information from different databases and reports from patient records, insurance providers and other organizations into a comprehensive business analysis for the ma...

Customer Stories

Reduction of Moving Masses – Streamlined Design for Improved Engine Performance

To expand the rpm range of a motorcycle engine, a new type of rocker arm with lower inertia was needed at KTM. The new rocker arm was required to have the same, or better stiffness and deformation level as the previous design. KTM used Altair Hype...

Customer Stories

Built for the Future - SOM Achieves Sustainability Objectives Through Innovative Design

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) is a renowned global architectural, urban planning, and engineering firm. Known for some of the world’s most technically and environmentally advanced buildings, SOM applies creativity and emerging technologies to design buildings for the future.

SOM designed the n

Customer Stories

Going Off-Road with Michigan Baja Racing

Michigan Baja Racing (MBR) is a collegiate race team in the North American Baja SAE intercollegiate competition. The team designs, builds, and tests a new single-seater off-road race car from scratch every year to compete against hundreds of other...

Customer Stories

Enabling EV Excellence – Simulation Helps Rimac Improve Structural Design of Innovative Hypercar

Rimac Automobili’s main challenge has been to design a monocoque as a single carbon fiber part with an unprecedented size. Hence, in the development of the monocoque, the main topic to manage was the material, a lightweight, carbon fiber reinforce...

Customer Stories

Taking Off with Simulation

New airborne solutions are being developed to accommodate one or more persons for air travel. Explorations including large drones, small helicopters, airplanes, and flying cars will enable companies to respond to the demand for Personal Air Mobili...

Customer Stories

Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance Uses Altair SimSolid to Bring Vehicles Chassis Faster onto the Road

Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance is a French-Japanese strategic partnership between the automobile manufacturers Renault (based in France), Nissan (based in Japan) and Mitsubishi Motors (based in Japan). Today, the automotive group has 122 manuf...

Customer Stories

Self-Service Data Prep Cuts School System’s Payroll, HR and Business Data Processing from Weeks to Hours

As a school system with tight budgets, San Bernardino County needed to be able to efficiently integrate data and provide reporting to comply with the Affordable Care Act and other new regulations, as well as continuously respond to ad hoc informat...

Customer Stories

Medical Auto Injector

Nolato specializes in polymer-based product design and manufacturing to virtually design a device to automatically inject medicines, such as insulin for diabetic patients. Within this presentation different aspects of the product design cycle are ...

Customer Stories, Videos

Airbus Helicopters Relies on Simulation to Develop Antennas Quickly and Efficiently

Hervé Dutruc, antenna and communication expert at Airbus Helicopters, highlights some of the challenges the company faces for antenna design and installation definition. Airbus Helicopters relies on Altair Feko simulations to support the increased...

Customer Stories, Customer Testimonials

Optimizing a Solar Car for Endurance and Energy Efficiency

Using Altair simulation software, Gurit supports Western Sydney University's Bridgestone World Solar Challenge team, helping them design the most efficient and aerodynamic
car possible, while ensuring driver safety
and adhering to class rules.

Customer Stories

Top Use Cases Vortex Studio Create

Customer Stories, Use Cases

Altair PBS Professional™ at GE's Oil & Gas Business: Putting an Engineering Cluster to Work

Learn how GE uses Altair PBS Professional™ in this case study.

“Altair looked at the configuration of our cluster and suggested a way
to use our Gigabit Ethernet switch that would take greater advantage of
our two internal networks. They did all the customizations we needed to
run our jobs ef

Customer Stories

Pressure Oscillation Analysis

Pressure and flow ripple in fluid power systems are frequent causes of problems and complaints. In this article, learn how DSHplus is used to simulate hydraulic pressure ripple problems and learn how to analyze and solve the problem. 

Customer Stories

Pressure oscillation analysis in low-pressure fuel piping systems

In this article, the cause-effect relationships in low-pressure fuel piping systems and the value of simulation are discussed in a practical use case.

Customer Stories

Top Use Cases: EFEA

Presentation introducing a few of the top use cases for the acoustic simulation software by MES.

Customer Stories

The Success Story of Lundbergs Pressgjuteri

Mattias Melin tool manager from AB Lundbergs Pressgjuteri uses NovaFlow&Solid to predict future challenges.

Customer Stories

E-motor Design using Multiphysics Optimization

Today, an e-motor cannot be developed just by looking at the motor as an isolated unit; tight requirements concerning the integration into both the complete electric or hybrid drivetrain system and perceived quality must be met. Multi-disciplinary...

Customer Stories, Technical Papers

Energy Finite Element Analysis by MES used to Control Interior Aircraft Noise

With EFEA fewer elements are required compared to FEA, alternative designs can be evaluated rapidly enough in order to influence the design.

Customer Stories

Energy Finite Element Analysis by MES used to Control Interior Automotive Noise

EFEA uses a library of elements for modeling any physical system.

Customer Stories

From Die Design to Defect-Free Castings: Shiva Tool Tech Achieves 80% Time Reduction with Altair Inspire Cast

Shiva Tool Tech is an automotive manufacturing focused, industrial powerhouse based in Pune, India. With over 25 years of experience in designing and manufacturing of gravity die casting (GDC), low-pressure die casting (LPDC), high-pressure die ca...

Customer Stories

GE’s Flow Simulator Increases Lifespan of BHGE’s Gas Turbine

The BHGE Secondary Flow & Heat Transfer team is dedicated to a large variety of analyses in the gas turbine design process. The scope is the estimation of the secondary air requirements for the entire turbine, including rotor, casing, flow path co...

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