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Unconstrained Creativity, Design and 3D Printing
In the optimization world, we talk of constraints to the problem. The name isn't chosen arbitrarily, and it isn't talking about how you support the...
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20 Years of Topology Optimization
The following post is taken from Altair's HyperWorks Insider Born just about 20 years ago as a disruptive technology for topology optimization of structures,...
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Optimization Shines at the SMDI Steel Wheel Design Competition
Last year Altair ProductDesign worked with the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) to design a steel wheel that was equivalent in mass and performance...
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UK car company, Jaguar has outlined its strategy for using aluminium throughout the new XE vehicle. Designed around Jaguar's modular vehicle architecture, the XE is the only car in the class to use an aluminium-intensive monocoque, with lightweight aluminium accounting for 75 per cent of the structure.  Lightweight construction is a core element of Jaguar's DNA and Jaguar is at the cutting-edge of aluminium technology in the automotive industry. The Jaguar XJ, XK and F-Type have all been...
Northrop Grumman Corporation and teammate ATK have completed static testing of the primary mirror backplane support structure (PMBSS),...
GKN Aerospace is to lead a consortium of UK companies in a 3 ½ year, GBP 13.4M research and development programme called Horizon (AM)...
At this year’s InnoTrans, Voith introduces a lateral energy absorber made of glass fibre reinforced...
Altair today announced 11 nominations for the 2nd Altair Enlighten Award. The award, presented in collaboration...