Tag: aerospace

Free Body Diagrams – Advanced Utilities to Ease the Process

Paul Eder

Paul Eder

Senior Director - Geometry/Meshing/SWAT team at Altair
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Detailed part analysis and optimization involves the creation of sub-models, or breakout models, extracted from global or internal loads models.  The creation of these sub-models can be difficult and time consuming using traditional methods.  Utilizing Free Body Diagram (FBD) concepts, … 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 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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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

Improving Efficiency and Accuracy at Eaton Aerospace 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 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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The Hydraulic Systems Division of Eaton’s Aerospace Group designs hydraulic components and systems on many of the world’s military and commercial aircraft in the skies today. Eaton uses Altair HyperWorks within it’s simulation processes to improve solution efficiency and accuracy. … Read More