Tag: automotive

Automotive Windscreen Antenna Analysis

Introduction Vehicle manufacturers are incorporating an increasingly wide variety of antennas into vehicles for AM, FM, television and GPS reception, for GSM communication, for automated tolling, and so forth. To find a combination of antenna topologies and locations, which is … Read More

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Bluetooth Integration in a Vehicle

This white paper uses Antenna Magus to design a suitable antenna for a bluetooth tranceiver in an automotive application and investigates whether the antenna will function properly in the vehicle environment. It has become commonplace for vehicle manufacturers to integrate … Read More

Automotive EMC Simulation During the Vehicle Development Process

Jordi Soler

Jordi Soler

Director of Business Development, Electromagnetic Solutions at Altair
Dr. Jordi Soler is Director of Global Business Development for Altair's electromagnetic solutions, including FEKO electromagnetic simulation software, one of Jordi's passions since 2000. Jordi has 17+ years' industrial experience and a strong background in electromagnetics and in computational electromagnetics related to multiple areas, including antennas, EMC, RCS and electronics. He has occupied several business development and engineering management positions and led multiple product development projects for many industries, including automotive, aerospace, military, electronics, wireless and telecommunications. He has won several international awards and is co-inventor of +20 patents involved in licensing deals worth more than $70 million.
Jordi Soler

We have seen a significant increase in the number of electronic components and systems in the automotive industry during the last decade. Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) has become a key and sensitive topic for both automotive OEMs and their suppliers. EMC … Read More

Simulating “On Road” Aerodynamics with CFD for Automotive Design

Michael Barton

Michael Barton

CFD Application Specialist at Altair
Michael Barton joined Altair in 2013, and is currently working as a CFD Application Specialist for the HyperWorks® Core Development Team. He has five years of industry experience working with and developing CAE software related to fluid dynamics. His current role includes contributing to the CFD solver AcuSolve by assisting with the program management duties, conducting high-end benchmarks, testing new features and developing marketing material. Michael has authored two conference proceedings since joining Altair and has participated in several internal/external webinars. He holds a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona.
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Automotive engineers have been using Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) to design vehicles and vehicle components for many years. CAE has expanded the design envelope for vehicle manufacturers and racing teams, leading to reduced costs and lead-time to explore a given … Read More

Learning Video: Altair RADIOSS

Dev Anand

Dev Anand

Senior Manager - Global Initiatives at Altair India
Dev Anand joined Altair in 2004 and is currently the Senior Manager for Global Initiatives at Altair. He has over 16 years in the PLM industry focusing on global initiatives, business development, global customer support, program management, product design development and people management skills. He holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering Degree from M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, India, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration with Operations from Symbiosis, India. He is also Six Sigma Green Belt Certified from General Electric Power Systems, who has been trained to be Project Management Professional from PMI, USA and also attended the Leadership program.
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Crash analysis, impact simulation, drop tests: designing structures under extreme loads requires accuracy and scalability. Over the past 20+ years, Altair RADIOSS has become the standard used by leading manufacturers, government agencies and researchers for complex, highly nonlinear simulations in … Read More

HyperWorks Helps Volkswagen Motorsport Develop a World Champion Polo R WRC

Simone Bonino

Simone Bonino

Vice President of Marketing - HyperWorks at Altair
Simone joined Altair Italy in 2001, and is currently the Vice President of Marketing for HyperWorks® at Altair. He has over 20 years of experience in the PLM market, particularly in the field of manufacturing simulation and business development. His current role includes overseeing the global marketing strategy for the extended HyperWorks brand, integrating contributions from the other Altair divisions, and building a cohesive message with dynamic marketing materials for the CAE and PLM market. He holds an associate degree in mechanical engineering from the Istituto Tecnico Industriale (ITI) Edoardo Agnelli in Torino, Italy.
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Since January 2013 Volkswagen Motorsport competes in the FIA World Rally Championship with the Polo R WRC. Improving vehicle performance it is essential to reduce cars weight and inertia. Drivers perform best lap times when they feel well in the … Read More

Optimization and Simulation Help Designing Safer, Lightweight Aircraft Seating Systems

Bob Yancey

Bob Yancey

Vice President - Aerospace and Composites at Altair
Bob has degrees from MIT, Virginia Tech, and University of Dayton with a focus on Aerospace Composites. His current role is to define the strategic direction of Altair to meet the growing and changing needs of the Aerospace and Composites Design and Analysis community. He meets with companies and organizations throughout the world to gather their input and communicate to them the solutions Altair provides.
Bob Yancey

Altair has been a leader in technology and expertise to develop safer automobiles and reducing potential injury to passengers.  That experience now is helping Altair create safer seating systems for airplanes.  Altair recently presented some of its work for the … Read More