Most Popular Stories – 2013

23rd December 2013

The end of 2013 is upon us so, like last year, we like to summarise 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 2014. Thank you for your support and from everyone at Altair Enlighten, have a great holiday season.


Top 5 news stories:

  1. BASF Wins Altair Enlighten Award for Automotive Light-Weighting
  2. Rolls-Royce Look to 3D Printing for Weight Savings in Aero Engines
  3. Lightweighting & Optimization Presentations from Altair Conference
  4. Finalists of the Enlighten Award for Automotive Light-Weighting Announced
  5. LaFerrari Saves Weight & Improves Performance with Composites


Top 5 from the blog:

  1. Optimization Strategies for Multi-Material Vehicles
  2. Optimization Goes Ways Beyond Weight Reduction
  3. Will 3D Printing & Optimization Revolutionize the Way We Design?
  4. Advancing Composites in the Auto Industry: 7 Questions to David Mason
  5. Ship Design Goes Organic to Save Material


Top 5 from the knowledge center:

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