Category: HyperWorks

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 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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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

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

Aerodynamic Development of a Road Cycling Helmet with AcuSolve

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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CFD analysis is becoming a tool of choice in the competitive cycling industry. Cycling product development has taken advantage of integrating CFD in its development process. Significant improvements were made, mainly for drag reduction. CFD also serves the marketing department: … Read More

Streamline the Streamlines: External Aerodynamics Simulation

Marc Ratzel

Marc Ratzel

Director - CFD Solutions at Altair
Dr. Marc Ratzel joined Altair in 2004, and is currently the Director of CFD solutions. He leads the automotive external aerodynamics activities at Altair, as well as supporting business development for HyperWorks in the CFD domain. He received his Ph.D. in aerospace from the University of Stuttgart, Germany, and worked as a research assistant at the University of Toronto, Canada, before joining Altair.
Marc Ratzel

External aerodynamics simulation plays an important role in modern automotive design. Vehicle’s fuel economy, stability, engine cooling, interior cabin noise and windshield-wiper performance all are influenced by aerodynamic forces.

RUAG Space Builds Reliable Satellites with HyperWorks

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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“Throughput time” or “Time to Market” is a key element for spacecraft structure. Structures are the first element required to start the integration of the spacecraft and it is essential that they can be delivered in time. However, late inputs … Read More

Stanley Black and Decker Optimizes Power Tools with Altair HyperWorks

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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The development of modern electric power tools for professional applications requires special attention to be simultaneously paid to the two main groups of characteristics: those which take into consideration the efficiency and user comfort of the tool, and those which … Read More

Learning Altair Products with Altair University

Sean Putman

Sean Putman

Director Training and Documentation at Altair
Sean Putman has been an instructor, instructional designer, and developer for almost 15 years. He has spent his career designing and developing training programs, both instructor-led and online, for engineering design and analysis software. Sean has spent the last few years leading the training and documentation organizations for Altair. A large portion of his time has been spent designing and developing the online learning strategy. He is based in Troy, Michigan.
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We understand that it has become increasingly difficult to get away from your day-to-day activities to learn. With cuts to travel budgets and increased workloads, leaving the office for multiple days to attend training is not always an option. With … Read More