Ken Welch

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Ken was the cofounder and CEO at SIMSOLID corporation. He has over 30 years experience in the CAE industry in a variety of technical, sales and executive roles at companies including PDA Engineering, Rasna, Moldflow and MSC Software. Ken holds a B.S. and M.S. in civil engineering from the University of California, Davis.

New solution settings user interface

Altair SimSolid employs a proprietary adaptive technology to automatically refine the solution in the areas where it is necessary to achieve the highest accuracy. Multiple solution passes are performed and with each pass, accuracy measures are created and equations are … Read More

Altair SimSolid is coming soon the the Onshape cloud

Altair SimSolid Cloud is a new Integrated Cloud Application. Planned to be available soon in the Onshape App Store, it uses Onshape’s single sign-on and runs completely within an Onshape Document tab. Altair SimSolid Cloud has a new browser-based user … Read More

High frequency modal analysis in Altair SimSolid

A modal analysis is used to find the natural frequencies along with the corresponding shape of the structure at each frequency.  This information is important for understanding the dynamic behavior of a structure. One primary objective of the modal analysis … Read More