Altair Highlights of the Week: April 24th, 2014

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Tower International selects Altair’s Compute Manager to simplify HPC

Altair, a global provider of computer-aided engineering (CAE) and high-performance computing (HPC) software and services, today announced that Tower International [NYSE: TOWR], a leading global automotive manufacturer, has selected Altair’s Compute Manager to simplify and streamline access to distributed resources.

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OptiStruct boosts Durham University Electric Motorsport’s Formula Student vehicle

Durham University Electric Motorsport (DUEM), are a UK-based team of students who design, build and race electric vehicles. In this project, DUEM wanted to demonstrate how they have applied the latest weight saving technology to achieve a faster, more efficient car by optimising an upright design for multiple load cases. As existing users of the Altair HyperWorks simulation suite, the DUEM team looked to OptiStruct to help meet this challenge.

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Vote for solidThinking in Design World’s 2014 Leadership in Engineering awards

solidThinking Inspire isn’t simulation for Design Engineers, it’s inspiration for better products. Inspire can help every Design Engineer, Product Designer, and Architect quickly create dramatically lighter structures and better understand the effect of material placement in whatever they’re developing.

                   We believe you should design lightweight in, not engineer mass out. A traditional structural simulation allows an engineer to check if a design will support the                              required loads. Inspire generates a material layout within a defined package space using the loads as an input. This efficient design proposal can then be evolved                          into a finished product with easy export to major CAD tools.

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