Most Popular Stories – 2014

23rd December 2014

2014 is drawing to a close so, like last year, we like to summarize 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 2015. Thank you for your support and from everyone at Altair Enlighten, have a great holiday season.


Top 5 news stories:

  1. Jaguar Land Rover Win Enlighten Award for Innovation in Vehicle Lightweighting
  2. CF300 Prime is First Ultra-Light Sport Aircraft made Entirely from Carbon Fiber
  3. Tata ‘HyperForm’ Steel Delivers Improved Formability & Lightweight Design
  4. Ford Saves 700 lbs on New F-150
  5. Jet Engine Bracket from Indonesia Wins GE 3D Printing Challenge


Top 5 from the blog:

  1. 20 Years of Topology Optimization
  2. Aluminum Revisited
  3. Optimization Shines at the SMDI Steel Wheel Design Competition
  4. Unconstrained Creativity, Design and 3D Printing
  5. Simulation’s Role in the Pursuit for Innovation


Top 5 from the knowledge center:

  1. Composite Sandwich Structures
  2. Fiber Reinforced Composites
  3. Particulate Reinforced Composites
  4. Composite Resins
  5. Other Metals & Alloys