Tag: optimization

Improving Automotive Closures through Simulation

Tony Norton

Executive Vice President - ProductDesign at Altair ProductDesign
Tony leads the Americas based Altair ProductDesign teams in the delivery of early concept (industrial design, design exploration, testing & prototyping) and advanced simulation driven design (cutting-edge modeling, optimization, methods development & automation) to our customers. Before joining Altair UK in 1996, he worked at both Ford Motor Company and GEC-Marconi Avionics. He moved to Michigan in 1999 to join Altair US, and holds a Bachelors degree from The University of Hertfordshire in England.
Tony Norton

Closure efforts are often one of our first impressions of a vehicle, but that is just the start of the complex and seemingly conflicting requirements for a vehicle system that has steadily increased in content while continuing to drop weight. … Read More

Wagon Automotive Speeds Development Time While Cutting Prototype Costs Using HyperWorks

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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Wagon Automotive, a system and module supplier of components to major car builders, sought ways to accelerate product development and reduce prototyping costs while maintaining high quality. Adopting the HyperWorks suite of advanced CAE tools enabled the company to achieve … Read More

Composite Optimization

Composites offer a number of compelling advantages, but they also present some daunting design challenges.  For example, the orthotropic nature of continuous-fiber-reinforced composites presents the designer with many more design variables to consider, such as ply angles, fiber volume fractions … Read More

ATK uses OptiStruct to Improve Lunar Lander Design

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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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 … Read More

Cleveland Golf Drives Product Innovation Through Simulation and Optimization Using HyperWorks

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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  Much more goes into a golf club than simply wood, iron and graphite. To shape the performance, the distinctive appearance, the personalized feel and even the sound of the club striking the ball, manufacturers must precisely engineer every aspect … Read More

Free Body Diagrams – Advanced Utilities to Ease the Process

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

Structural Innovation Takes Shape with HyperWorks at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

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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From skyscrapers such as the Sears Tower and the John Hancock Center in Chicago to government buildings to airport terminals, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, LLP (SOM) has made its mark as one of the leading architecture, urban design, engineering, sustainable … Read More