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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