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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Sequential Bolt Pre-tension Study Using Altair
Sequential Bolt Pre-tension Study Using Altair
March 13, 2022

Bolt tightening sequence plays a very important role in proper assembly of parts, as it directly affects the performance...

Axe Throwing with Altair Motion Simulation
Axe Throwing with Altair Motion Simulation
March 09, 2022

For those of you unfamiliar with axe throwing, it involves a competitor throwing an axe at a target, attempting to hit t...

Introduction to Altair Inspire Cast: Setting Up a Simulation
Introduction to Altair Inspire Cast: Setting Up a Simulation
March 09, 2022

Altair Inspire Cast is a fast, easy, accurate, and affordable simulator for early casting feasibility and process develo...

Introduction to Altair EDEM for Discrete Modeling
Introduction to Altair EDEM for Discrete Modeling
March 06, 2022

Altair EDEM (DEM - Discrete Element Method) is a leading Simulation program used to accurately model the bulk behavior o...

How to Add Users to your Altair One License Pool
How to Add Users to your Altair One License Pool
March 06, 2022

With the launch of Altair One, the ability to activate licenses has never been easier. An Altair One hosted license mean...