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The latest blog posts and news about TrueInsight and Altair.

Simulating Home Alone Traps with Altair SimSolid
Simulating Home Alone Traps with Altair SimSolid
December 22, 2022

As an 80s baby I grew up watching the holiday movie, Home Alone, almost every single Christmas season. I have continued ...

Answering Commonly Asked Altair HyperWorks Questions
Answering Commonly Asked Altair HyperWorks Questions
December 14, 2022

How much does Altair HyperWorks cost, is there a HyperWorks price list and can you explain the Altair Licensing Model? A...

STEM Scholarship Winning Essay
STEM Scholarship Winning Essay
December 12, 2022

We are pleased to announce the winner of the first ever TrueInsight STEM Scholarship award to Austin Burns, of Morehouse...

The Altair Toolbox: 10 Essential Tools
The Altair Toolbox: 10 Essential Tools
December 07, 2022

The Altair Engineering portfolio includes more than one hundred different software tools to solve thousands of engineeri...

Creating a Graphical User Interface (GUI) in Altair Compose
Creating a Graphical User Interface (GUI) in Altair Compose
November 30, 2022

Creating a Graphical User Interface (GUI) in Altair Compose It is common for engineers to find themselves solving unique...

Permanent Analysis of Control Arm with Altair OptiStruct
Permanent Analysis of Control Arm with Altair OptiStruct
November 29, 2022

Permanent set analysis is one of the standard load cases in the auto industry which helps determine the max load the par...

Flex Body Generation for Motion, Simplified with Inspire
Flex Body Generation for Motion, Simplified with Inspire
November 21, 2022

Flexible bodies in motion analysis allow for a more accurate analysis in a mechanism where flexibility of a body influen...

PCB Thermal Analysis with Altair
PCB Thermal Analysis with Altair
November 16, 2022

PCB Thermal Analysis Thermal Management is vital for electronics durability and performance. Electronic components have ...

Understanding the Altair One Marketplace
Understanding the Altair One Marketplace
September 29, 2022

Simply put, the Altair One Marketplace is the one-stop shop for all Altair products and account management. Altair offer...

How to Shell a PolyNURBS Solid in Altair Inspire 2022
How to Shell a PolyNURBS Solid in Altair Inspire 2022
September 16, 2022

How to Shell a PolyNURBS Solid in Altair Inspire 2022 PolyNURBS is one of the more powerful features in Altair Inspire. ...

Differentiating Altair PollEx and PollEx for ECAD
Differentiating Altair PollEx and PollEx for ECAD
August 18, 2022

In the last two years, we have seen a trend of more customers interested in Altair PollEx for printed circuit board (PCB...

Comparing Altair Inspire, SimSolid and SimLab
Comparing Altair Inspire, SimSolid and SimLab
July 08, 2022

When would I use Inspire vs SimSolid vs SimLab? Altair has many capable tools in its structural engineering suites, and ...

How to Restrict Software Feature Access via Altair One
How to Restrict Software Feature Access via Altair One
July 05, 2022

One of the most common questions I hear from CAD/CAE admins, is how they can control licenses for their network pool to ...

Making Sense of the User Roles on Altair One
Making Sense of the User Roles on Altair One
June 17, 2022

Getting users set up and activated within the Altair One Portal is a simple and straightforward process, as illustrated ...

SimLab: Meshing for Multiphysics
SimLab: Meshing for Multiphysics
May 23, 2022

CAD users love simulation tools that are built into their CAD design tool. This is for many reasons, but one main reason...

How to Borrow/Checkout an Altair License
How to Borrow/Checkout an Altair License
May 03, 2022

One of the most frequent questions I receive in support is: “How do I borrow a license from my license Pool?”. Borrowing...

Altair SimSolid: Working with Contacts
Altair SimSolid: Working with Contacts
March 13, 2022

Altair SimSolid is a structural simulation that runs its calculation based on original CAD geometry. The geometry does n...

Behind the Scenes: Altair Inspire Cast Meshing with SimLab
Behind the Scenes: Altair Inspire Cast Meshing with SimLab
March 13, 2022

When running a metal casting simulation using Altair Inspire Cast, the model needs to be broken up into simple pieces th...

Altair Inspire Cast Components: Chiller
Altair Inspire Cast Components: Chiller
March 13, 2022

Altair Inspire Cast features many component types that you can include in your casting simulation. One component that ca...

Blow Molding Simulation using Radioss Solver with AMS
Blow Molding Simulation using Radioss Solver with AMS
March 13, 2022

The aim of this study is to explain high-quality time step control i.e. Advanced Mass Scaling (AMS), through an example ...