Tag: OptiStruct

Topology Optimization and the Lessons of History

At Altair, we are focused on solving our customer’s toughest challenges of today, all while working on tomorrow’s innovations. However, occasionally there is real value in revisiting the past. It gives us an opportunity to remind ourselves and the wider … Read More

Analysis Origins: OptiStruct

Article originally published in Benchmark Magazine by NAFEMS, the International Association for the Engineering Modeling, Analysis & Simulation Community. Find out more at nafems.org. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, the engineering research community began to buzz about a … Read More

Random Response Fatigue Analysis

On a recent trip to Toronto, I looked out the window at a construction crane and noticed persistent motion from wind induced pressure. The motion was oscillatory in nature, rotating the arm back and forth, for as long as the … 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