The Art of Map Meshing

As computer aided design (CAD) geometry has become more detailed, developing a finite element model to capture these features has required an increasing amount of time and experience. A tetrahedral mesh is often chosen because of its speed and robustness … Read More

Inspire, Ignite, and Innovate

Yes, that is the theme for this year’s RAPID-TCT conference, and no, I did not influence the RAPID-TCT committee’s choice.  We named our product Altair Inspire™ years ago to evoke exactly the same sentiment towards product design.  We are glad … Read More

5 Ways to Optimize Your Design

Have you ever felt like your design was overweight or unnecessarily exceeded its structural requirements? This could mean you are using excessive material which can directly affects the overall cost. Or has your single part been patched up with structural … Read More

Beyond SAM: How to Optimize Your Software Assets

Software sprawl can be a big problem for big organizations. With thousands, tens of thousands or more employees multiplied by the number of applications each of them uses — either periodically or every day, with mixed individual and shared licenses … Read More

E-Motor Design Using Multiphysics Optimization

The powertrain of electric vehicles must be developed to consider and finally fulfill an increasing number of internal, customer and legal requirements and must be developed with increasing ambitions concerning target fulfillment. The classical development strategies foresee individual development routes … Read More