Altair Partner Alliance

On-Demand Workflow Webinar Series

The Altair Partner Alliance is pleased to announce a new kind of webinar series, showcasing workflows and use cases with both Altair and APA partner solutions. Each webinar will be jointly presented by product specialists and experts from Altair our ISV software partners.

Click on webinar title to view on-demand recordings of previously held webinars within this series. Please note that webinars marked with an astrisk (*) are only viewable to users with an Altair Connect login. To obtain a login, please register here

3D Printing for Innovative Mould Making Combined with Simulation Driven Design Inspiration Push the Limits for High Performance Castings

Bringing design optimization, fatigue analysis, casting, and 3D printing together addresses the challenges of lightweight design and enables the creation of an innovative design and manufacturing process that enhances performance and efficiency. This workflow features topology optimization with solidThinking Inspire, fatigue simulation with nCode DesignLife and casting simulation with solidThinking Click2Cast.


A Transfer Function Approach for Computing Acoustic Response During RPM Sweeps

This webinar will feature OptiStruct and Coustyx, presenting a new approach for efficiently calculating the acoustic field during speed sweeps. The TF based approach will result in faster solutions than conventional method.

Advanced Structure Analysis through the Integration of Molding Simulation and Structural Analysis: Moldex3D to OptiStruct

This webinar is to show the benefit of performing an advances structure analysis through the integration of molding simulation and structural analysis. The general workflow of Moldex3D (Injection Molding and FEA Interface modules) followed by OptiStruct FEA solver will be demonstrated. Warpage and defects induced during plastic molding can impact the product quality with dimensional and structural dependency.

Automated Parameter Tuning for Optimized Vehicle Dynamics using CarSim and HyperStudy

New vehicle suspensions need to be quickly optimized for hard points and system architecture to drive kinematic characteristics of the vehicle early in the design development phase. Through the use of Altair HyperStudy, solidThinking Compose and Mechanical Simulation CarSim, 1D models are built and quickly tuned for desired kinematic characteristics. A case of tuning a vehicle for a slowly increasing steer event to improve vehicle targets is also discussed.


Coupling Insight+ with NVH Director to Enable Subjective Evaluation of Simulation Results

This webinar will demonstrate the workflow between NVH Director and Insight+ for interactive, subjective evaluation of sound and vibration in the context of full vehicle NVH. It will include worked examples to demonstrate use cases.

Data Discovery and how to seamlessly search, identify, and move material properties data using Total Materia and HyperMesh

An insightful introduction to Total Materia and its recent integration into Altair’s HyperMesh which allows access to the world’s most comprehensive materials database direct from the HyperMesh environment. This webinar will put data discovery in the context of the workflow and demonstrate how to search, identify and move material properties data seamlessly between Total Materia and the material card.


Delivering Enhanced Workflow for Advanced Sizing of Composite Structures *

Challenges of composite structures design will be presented along with how these can be tackled using the ESAComp-HyperWorks integration, which extends existing composite specific post-processing capabilities of HyperWorks


Fatigue Life Prediction of Attachment Parts with FEMFAT and MotionSolve

One key use case of MBD is load extraction from transient analysis. Especially for flexible bodies, this information can be used for advanced investigations such as fatigue life analysis, which can be performed in FEMFAT. This webinar will point out the interaction between HyperWorks MotionSolve and FEMFAT.


Global-Local Analysis using StressCheck, HyperMesh and OptiStruct

Global data, in the form of nodal loads generated during structural analyses may be output from Altair's HyperMesh or OptiStruct to represent cut section boundary conditions. This data can then be imported into StressCheck as Total Loads at Points (TLAPs) and applied to boundaries of highly detailed model for computation of local stresses, strains, stress intensity factors, buckling load factors and more.


How does a playing field get into the stadium? DSHplus, solidThinking Activate and FMI help! *

This webinar illustrates coupling, through the FMI standard, between hydraulics system simulation in DSHplus and control system design & simulation in solidThinking Activate.


Increase the efficiency of your product development by combining Finite Element and Macro Element methods

During the webinar, the potential of combining the well known FE environment with the Macro Element Method will be presented. A common use case showing complementation of RADIOSS and Crash Cad Calculate solvers will illustrate how such a combination can increase the efficiency of product development.


Manufacturing Chain Modeling with Virfac Using HyperMesh

The Webinar will be about a Virfac® modeling of an entire manufacturing chain consisting of a fusion welding stage followed by machining and heat treatment stages on a steel workpiece. These three analyses being based on the Finite Element Method, their respective meshes are built with HyperMesh for its capacity to generate hexahedral elements. Each mesh is designed to fit the specific requirements of its respective manufacturing process model.


Matereality-HyperMesh Connectivity: Create CAE Master Material Files for Use in HyperMesh

Easily analyze your data, compare materials, create CAE material files, and add existing CAE material files to your database using Matereality’s suite of browser-based software. This webinar will also show how to export master CAE material files into HyperMesh.


Matereality CAE Modeler for RADIOSS: Create CAE Material for RADIOSS from Raw Data in your Database

This Webinar will show how to use Matereality’s Workgroup Material DatabasePro on Altair’s HyperWorks Platform to convert raw data in your database into properly formatted CAE Material files for use in RADIOSS including the use of a validation step to gauge the solver accuracy.


Minimization of Forming Load of Gear Driver Forging Process with AFDEX and HyperStudy

The purpose of this webinar is to illustrate how to solve and optimize the forging process problem with AFDEX and HyperStudy. The minimizing of a forming load by changing the radius in the upper and lower mold shapes of an industrial case will be presented.


One Source Solution for Short-Fiber-Reinforced Materials in FEA

This webinar explains how to apply information from injection molding analysis to a structural solver by using solutions available on hand. Focusing on the anisotropic material behavior the workflow will show the mapping of fiber orientation results from Moldex3D onto the FE solver OptiStruct by using Converse.


Optimizing Strain Gauge Placement with LW Finder and HyperMesh

This webinar will use HyperMesh, OptiStruct, and LW Finder to illustrate how to optimize strain gauge placement. It will include a background on some of the challenges encountered when using strain gauges to measure structural loads and an example workflow for how to minimize measurement errors when measuring loads applied to a casted bracket.


Optimizing your CAE data preparation with HyperMesh and CADdoctor

This webinar will incorporate how CADdoctor has been a flagship product in data translation and optimization by helping users to prepare the best 3D data for their optimal CAE analysis. With the hybrid use of HyperMesh, your project will advance to the next step, enabling a seamless workflow from data healing, optimization, and meshing in less time than ever.


Predicting Impact of Manufacturing Process on Composite Performance with HyperMesh, KTex Family, and RADIOSS

RADIOSS already offers many material laws dedicated to composite materials. On top of that, many representations are possible thanks to shell and solid elements. However, weaving patterns of the yarns in a ply are hardly taken into account, and predicting the behavior of these yarns (orientation change but also fibre volume fraction evolution) is a main concern. In this frame, KTex Family is a group of modules, fully integrated in HyperMesh, aiming at improving the composite experience within Altair software suite.


Quieter Products Using OptiStruct & AlphaCell: The Right Effort with the Right Tool

This webinar will present the basics of porous material modeling and key user benefits of a combined usage of OptiStruct and AlphaCell.


Random Response & Fatigue Optimization in the Frequency Domain

This webinar will show the workflow of frequency based methods for random response and fatigue between MotionSolve, OptiStruct, CAEfatigue VIBRATION, HyperStudy and HyperView.


Safety System Simulation with MADYMO-RADIOSS Co-Simulation

This webinar will outline how engineers can combine the best of both worlds in a single co-simulation environment and gain considerable time saving in vehicle developments. The RADIOSS-MADYMO coupling solution enables engineers to use the same MADYMO dummy and restraint models in occupant safety analysis as well as in the RADIOSS structural analysis.


System-level Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis with MapleSim and Maple

In this webinar, Maplesoft experts will show you how to get the best out of your copy of MapleSim, the advanced system-level modeling software, and Maple, the world’s fastest symbolic computation tool. Learn how to efficiently handle the complex mathematics involved in the development of engineering models, including multi-domain syste


The Three-Click Workflow of nanoFluidX, HyperMesh, and SimLab

The webinar will begin by presenting FluiDyna GmbH and by giving a short introduction to the nanoFluidX (nFX) code. After that the attendees will get a more detailed description of the work flow, emphasizing the ultra-simple pre-processing capabilities of the HyperMesh 14.0.110 and upcoming SimLab 14.2, which allow particle generation with literally three clicks per element.


Using HyperStudy and MultiMech for Advanced Composite Material Design

The purpose of this webinar is to demonstrate how sensitivity analysis can be used to uncover the “important” features of a composite system, so that material designers can intelligently work to extract (and improve on) the relevant properties. In this webinar we will be using the design exploration techniques found in Altair HyperStudy to perform a multiscale sensitivity analysis on the non-linear behavior of a chopped-fiber composite microstructure (Global Scale) with an embedded nano-silica matrix (Local Scale).


Using VMAP and OptiStruct for modal testing and FEA-test correlation *

In this webinar, we will present an overview of the features and benefits of VMAP. In addition, the example of a crush beam computation showing complementation of RADIOSS and ME solvers will illustrate how such a combination can increase the efficiency of product development.