Category: Altair Partner Alliance

The Secret to Creating a Winning Component

Recently, Altair, Click2Cast, HBM nCode, and Voxeljet teamed up to tackle the challenges of lightweight design in mold manufacturing. The team successfully created an innovative design and manufacturing process for a wheel carrier, which enhances performance and efficiency with 3D … Read More

Would Brunel Have Used a Spreadsheet?

This guest contribution on Innovation Intelligence is written by Samir Khan, Product Manager of Maple at Maplesoft. Maple and MapleSim are available through the Altair Partner Alliance. I have a grudging respect for Victorian engineers. Isambard Kingdom Brunel, for example, designed … Read More

Engineering the Design Process for 3D Printing

While thinking about the theme of this article, I remembered the title of a famous book by Henry Petroski, “To Engineer is Human”. Although the book covers many examples of engineering feats and lessons learned from spectacular failures that resulted from inadequate … Read More

Verification and Validation in FEA

This guest contribution on Innovation Intelligence is written by Brent Lancaster, Principle Support Engineer at ESRD, developers of StressCheck. ESRD is a member of the Altair Partner Alliance. Verification and validation (V&V) in finite element analysis (FEA) is becoming a major focus for organizations wanting … Read More