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Most Viewed – 2012

Friday, December 21, 2012

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With the end of 2012 fast approaching, we thought you’d like to see our most popular stories, blog posts and articles from over the last twelve months. We’ll be back reporting the latest innovations, insights and news from the world of lightweight design in January 2013. Thank you for your support and from everyone at Altair, have a great holiday season.

 

Top 5 news stories:

  1. Altair ProductDesign to Support Development of Edison2 Very Light Car
  2. Researchers Reveal Aero Graphite, the “World’s Lightest Material”
  3. Lamborghini use New Carbon Fiber to Drive Down Weight of Aventador J
  4. New Mazda CX-5 Sheds 575lbs of Weight with SKYACTIV Technology
  5. EXCLUSIVE – We Speak to SGL about the use of Carbon Fiber on BMW i3 & i8

 

Top 5 from the blog:

  1. Topology Optimization Joins the Mile High Club
  2. An Overview of Design Optimization Tools
  3. Tool Replacement: The Closest Thing to a Free Lunch (or Free Beer)
  4. Understanding the Limitations of Composite Materials
  5. Kindred Spirits – Altair Meets Edison2

 

Top 5 from the knowledge center:

  1. Fiber Reinforced Composites
  2. Freeform Optimization
  3. Particulate Reinforced Composites
  4. Other Metals and Alloys
  5. Composite Resins

 

See you in 2013!

 

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