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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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Altair today announced 11 nominations for the 2nd Altair Enlighten Award. The award, presented in collaboration with the Center for Automotive Research (CAR), is the automotive industry’s only award program created specifically to acknowledge innovations in vehicle lightweighting. The winner will be announced during the “Featherweight Competition: Agile, Light, and Strong” session of the 2014 CAR Management Briefing Seminars (MBS). The session takes place on Monday, August 4, between 1:00 p.m....
With the automotive industry focused on hitting future fuel economy and emission targets, the Ford Motor Company has revealed a drivable...
DriveAluminum and the Aluminum Association have released a new webinar discussing the future potential for the material in the automotive...
The 7th European Altair Technology Conference took place in Munich, Germany last month and featured a...
The Titanium Seat, the lightest airplane seat in the world at just 4 kg (8.8 lbs), made from composite...