Category: Simulation

Altair SAO: Usage Variance

Altair software asset optimization (SAO) tracks license usage for a software feature over time. One of these measures is Peak Usage (total number of licenses or tokens in use at the same time). SAO provides a report named Daily Usage … Read More

HyperMesh® for Aerospace Users

In this second installment of the course preview series, we present HyperMesh for Aerospace Users. The preview gives you access to the first chapter from the self-paced course, and the table of contents shows you everything that is available in … Read More

World’s Most Admired Companies

You are sitting in your dentist’s waiting room, maybe one featuring TOGGLED LED lighting, doing something you despise: waiting (for the record, the only thing worse is that upcoming root canal). Luckily, there are some good magazines on the coffee … Read More

Can Sustainable Design Also Maximize Profits?

Last week I was an invited speaker at an executive roundtable event titled “The Future of Manufacturing”, hosted by former Vice-President Al Gore  in the downtown London offices of Generation Investment LLC, an investment firm focused on “Sustainable Investing”.  What … Read More

Taking enterprise to the cloud and tapping HPC

Recently, the team and I spoke with Digital Manufacturing Report to discuss the ways manufacturers’ growing reliance on CAE is challenging the industry to continue to evolve its software offerings. Driving factors like innovations in HPC and cloud technology are … Read More

2012: Simulation’s Year of Discovery

In 2012, a growing number of industries discovered new ways to use simulation to improve their designs, safety, performance and sustainability. While the automotive sector continued to increase its reliance on simulation to make vehicles lighter and more fuel-efficient, engineers … Read More

Multiphysics- It’s Here to Stay

My colleague, Jon Quigley, Director, Multi-Disciplinary Simulation at Altair, submitted the following blog post. The area of multiphysics has reached an inflection point in the CAE market.  Customers are increasingly requesting solutions that span traditional single physics, and vendors are responding by … Read More