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ATK Aerospace Structures in Clearfield, UT is a premier aerospace design and manufacturing company focusing on the design and manufacture of composite structures.
ATK used Altair® OptiStruct® to provide the conceptual design ideas necessary to reduce the Altair Lunar Lander Descent Module weight and meet specified design requirements not achieved in the baseline design. In addition ATK was able to evaluate the application of composites while optimizing structural architecture of the lander module.
Using OptiStruct topology and shape optimization tools, Eurocopter created an innovative new design of a door support arm for the Fairchild Dornier 728 aircraft. The company achieved a weight reduction of approximately 20 percent, using structural optimization techniques as an integral part of the design process.