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Partner Spotlight: DesignLife by nCode

Sridhar Ravikoti

Sridhar Ravikoti

Technical Director - Global Partner Programs at Altair
Sridhar Ravikoti is the Technical Director of Global Partner Programs at Altair. He has been with Altair since 2000, gaining experience in engineering product development and software program management. In his current role as a technical lead for the Altair Partner Alliance, Sridhar drives a synergetic relationship between Altair offering and its Partners. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Osmania University in India, and a Master’s degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, with a major in Mechanical Engineering and a minor degree in Applied Mechanics.
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nCode DesignLife is a leading CAE solution for fatigue life prediction from finite element results. DesignLife enables engineers to go beyond simplified stress analysis and avoid under- or over-designing products by simulating actual loading conditions. DesignLife was recently used in … Read More

Multi-objective Optimization – Design of Control Arm Using HyperWorks

Franck Delcroix

Franck Delcroix

Program Manager at Altair France
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Multi-Objective Optimization in the Design Cycle Design optimization seeks a design that minimizes the objective function while satisfying design constraints. Real-world design problems are usually characterized by the presence of many conflicting objectives. Therefore, it is natural to look at … Read More

OptiStruct Drives Weight Reduction in Commercial Aircraft

Simone Bonino

Simone Bonino

Vice President of Marketing - HyperWorks at Altair
Simone joined Altair Italy in 2001, and is currently the Vice President of Product Marketing 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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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 … Read More

Simulating Complex Fasteners and Connections – HiLock Fastener

Stuart Sampson

Stuart Sampson

Vice President- Modeling & Visualization Program Management at Altair
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Within the aerospace industry, a need arose to create a new fastener to replace the HiShear fastener, more commonly known as a rivet.  The prefixed collar of the HiShear fastener limited its versatility.  Prompted by this need, the HiLock fastener … Read More

HyperWorks CAE Process Automation Accelerates Product Development at Scania Truck

Simone Bonino

Simone Bonino

Vice President of Marketing - HyperWorks at Altair
Simone joined Altair Italy in 2001, and is currently the Vice President of Product Marketing 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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Scania chose HyperWorks – the Engineering Framework for Product Design – to automate the assembly process of virtual truck models for finite-element (FE) simulations. The new process significantly increased simulation efficiency and robustness, which are especially critical to Scania’s truck-customization … Read More

Partner Spotlight: VMAP by TechPassion

Sridhar Ravikoti

Sridhar Ravikoti

Technical Director - Global Partner Programs at Altair
Sridhar Ravikoti is the Technical Director of Global Partner Programs at Altair. He has been with Altair since 2000, gaining experience in engineering product development and software program management. In his current role as a technical lead for the Altair Partner Alliance, Sridhar drives a synergetic relationship between Altair offering and its Partners. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Osmania University in India, and a Master’s degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, with a major in Mechanical Engineering and a minor degree in Applied Mechanics.
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VMAP by TechPassion – HW Partner Alliance Spotlight Noise Vibration and Harshness VMAP is a comprehensive software tool for vibration testing on real-world engineering systems that seamlessly connects virtual simulation and physical testing. Benefits: Addresses the needs of both beginners … Read More