Magnus Lindvall

Author Archives: Magnus Lindvall

Mechanical engineer with seventeen years of CAE experience. Thirteen great years with Altair at different positions. Generalist with interest in conceptual development, consumer products, polymers, optimization, transient simulations and multi physics. Passion for problem solving. Working as a Technical Specialist in the Swedish PD team.

Anyone Up for Badminton?

Is it possible to study and optimize the performance of a badminton racquet through simulation? Is it art or science to design a racquet?   Would it be possible to reuse knowledge from other simulation disciplines and apply them on … Read More

Vehicle Crash Test Simulation with Toys

I was inspired by my two-year old daughter’s amusement over her precious building blocks being smashed on the living room floor. I also wanted to show her older brothers that engineering work isn’t boring and that real simulations beat their … Read More

The Banana Story

I was working late one night when my wife said “you can’t simulate this!” and cracked open a banana in her usual way. Challenge accepted. I found an IGES hand on a cad-share hub which I meshed and morphed to … Read More