Tag: optimization

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.
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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

HyperWorks On-Demand helps HYDAC with optimization of fluid analysis

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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HYDAC provides fluid power solutions to OEM’s, manufacturers and end users of a variety of heavy duty mobile and industrial equipment. These solutions need to be designed for working even under extreme conditions and increase the efficiency, longevity and safety … Read More

Nonlinear Response Optimization Applied to Real-World Use Cases

Warren Dias

Warren Dias

Business Development Manager - OptiStruct at Altair
Warren is the Business Development Manager for OptiStruct where his responsibilities include increasing the global footprint and usage of OptiStruct. He joined Altair in 2000, and now has nearly 15 years of experience in the field of finite element analysis and structural optimization. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Manipal Institute of Technology in India.
Warren Dias

When we talk of nonlinear response optimization – or any finite element based optimization for that matter – there are two components to it: the solver technology and the optimization technology. Let’s start by briefly talking about the solver technology … Read More