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Q&A with Altair’s CMO Jeff Brennan: Celebrating 20 Years of OptiStruct
This post is taken from Altair's corporate blog, 'Innovation Intelligence'. This month Altair celebrates the 20th anniversary of OptiStruct®. The...
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CAE Technology Drives Automotive Lightweighting
This guest post  was written by Dr. Ivor Tseng, Program Manager, Research & Development Division at CoreTech System Co., Ltd. (Moldex3D). The post...
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Simulation’s Role in the Pursuit for Innovation
“Innovation” has to be at the top of the 2014 management buzzwords list. According to Google, it is the 39th most popular searched for term on the...
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The Geneva Motor Show starts later this week but Audi have released some details of its new R8 in advance. For us, the most interesting thing is their approach to weight reduction.  According to audi, the R8 V10 plus has a dry weight of 1,454 kilograms with the key factor behind the consistent lightweight design being the body shell with multi-material Audi Space Frame (ASF): It weighs only 200 kilograms. The resulting unladen weight of 1,555 kilograms leads to a superior power-to-weight ratio...
Reported by Reuters, Australian researchers unveiled the world's first 3D printed jet engine on Thursday, a manufacturing breakthrough...
Driven by a faster-than-expected pace of technology development, carbon-fiber reinforced plastics (CFRPs) will be poised to gain widespread...
3 HTi announced today that it has expanded its product offerings by forming a partnership with Cambridge,...
In new research published in Nature, Professors Hansoo Kim and Nack J. Kim and doctoral student Sang-Heon...