Tag: optimization

Design and Optimization of an LTE Mobile Phone Antenna

In this white paper an LTE antenna is designed for use in a mobile phone, using a dual-port configuration. Using FEKO, the antenna is also optimized for minimal reflection co-efficient at both ports and cross-coupling between the ports as low … Read More

Cobot, the Collaborative Robot – Get Ready for Industry 4.0

Vincent Marché

Vincent Marché

Vincent Marché graduated first in electronics, and then went on to refine his skills at business school. After more than 10 years in the industry, working on product marketing and sales of sensors, switches and electronic devices, he fell into a melting pot called electrical engineering simulation. Supporting FluxTM electromagnetic simulation software since 2009, he is passionate about the large fields of applications addressed by simulation tools and the application expertise of the users. He is constantly looking for solutions that address the innovation needs of electrical engineers. Since the recent acquisition of Cedrat by Altair, he manages the promotion of electromagnetic applications, electrical engineering and e-Mobility.
Vincent Marché

  “As connectivity and intelligence become part of almost everything with which we interact, Altair’s tools for multidisciplinary simulation and development will become increasingly important in helping product designers create outstanding user experiences.” James R. Scapa, Founder, Chairman and CEO, … Read More

OptiStruct analysis of an airplane rib - Altair HyperWorks

Become More Productive by doing your Analysis with OptiStruct instead of Nastran

Uwe Schramm

Uwe Schramm

Chief Technical Officer at Altair
Dr. Uwe Schramm is the Chief Technical Officer for Altair’s Solvers, Optimization and Smart Multi-physics Solutions and Strategy. He joined Altair Germany in 1996 as an Engineering Manager following a career in academia at the University of Virginia and University of Rostock. In 1999, Dr. Schramm relocated to the US to oversee Altair’s optimization products and to build a western region consulting practice. Having success in both endeavors, he was asked to lead the product management for Altair HyperWorks. He was promoted to Vice President Product Technology in 2004, and CTO of HyperWorks in 2008. For a period of two years starting in 2011, Dr. Schramm led Altair’s German operations as Managing Director. He holds a Master’s Degree and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Rostock in Germany.
Uwe Schramm

OptiStruct® can use standard Nastran input decks.  That’s a great place to start increasing your productivity – but there is so much more. A little over twenty years ago I joined Altair in Germany. At the time in sunny California … Read More

Confessions of a Dataset

Fatma Kocer-Poyraz
Fatma Kocer-Poyraz

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“If you torture the data long enough, it will confess” said the British economist Ronald Coase. I will soften this quote as “If you massage the data long enough, it will tell you its story. ” I find this to … Read More

Incorporating Industrial Design into Optimization

Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson

Senior Application Engineer at Altair
Mike joined Altair in 2010 as a member of ProductDesign, and is currently a Senior Application Engineer for the Midwest US. He has over 15 years of HyperWorks experience, serving a wide range of markets. He spent nearly 10 years as an Altair client tackling numerous simulations and optimizations in the motorcycle industry. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Madison, he holds degrees in Geological Engineering and Geology & Geophysics.
Michael Johnson

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In many industries, the stiffness, strength, weight, cost, and durability of a structure are the driving factors for design. Optimization can be utilized in its purest form for these cases. However, in some applications the appearance of a structure may … Read More

Computer Simulation’s Role in Advancing Composite Aircraft Structures

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

Dr. Robert Yancey, Vice President of Aerospace Solutions at Altair, recently published this article on Aerospace & Defense Technology about the advantages and issues that arise when using simulation software on composite aircraft structures. Read the original article here. The introduction … Read More

Altair HyperWorks® 13.0: The Innovation Driver

Ulrich Gollwitzer

Ulrich Gollwitzer

Marketing Manager - HyperWorks at Altair
Uli is currently the Marketing Manager for HyperWorks® at Altair. He joined Altair Germany in 2004 as an Application Engineer, and moved to Altair Troy Headquarter in 2007 as Program Manager for solver interfaces. He has over 10 years of experience and knowledge in the CAE market and Altair’s core products. In his current role, he is the technical link between the software teams and the marketing team. He provides technical contents, as well as production of video testimonials and promotional product clips, to employees and the public. Uli holds a Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Applied Sciences in Würzburg and a Master's Degree from the University of Bochum.
Ulrich Gollwitzer

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Our goal at Altair has always been to provide the best technology at the highest value to our customers, and the HyperWorks® 13.0 release is no exception. With new and enhanced solutions including linear and nonlinear structural analysis, design exploration … Read More