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Getting Started - Inspire Cast

A course to help users get started using Inspire Cast including an interface tour and workflow training/videos.

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Signal Processing

Remove noise from signal data using in-built functions with Altair Compose

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CAE Test Data

Import various types of CAE or test data for visualization and/or manipulation in Altair Compose

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Curve Fitting

Fit an optimized curve through imported test data with Altair Compose

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Altair Embed™ & CCS Software Installation

Step by step instructions to install the Texas Instruments Code Composer Studio, Uniflash and Altair Embed™ software on your computer.

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Plot Types

2D and 3D plots in Altair Compose - plot, scatter, plot3, surf, contour, contour3, waterfall, polar, semilog, loglog, area, bar

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Operators

Operators in Altair Compose - Matrix multiplication, division, transpose, power; relational and logical operations; bitwise operations; set operations

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Basic Plot Commands

Basic plot commands in Altair Compose - plot, subplot, grid and linewidth.

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Defining Functions

Defining Functions in Altair Compose - variable length argument lists; use of nargin, nargout, varargin, global, and feval

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Data Types

Data Types in Altair Compose - Complex, Double, Strings, Structures, Cell Arrays

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Motor Identification for InstaSPIN™ Field Oriented Control Hardware in the Loop

InstaSPIN: Motor Control solution from Texas Instruments

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Field Oriented Control Simulation

Short introduction to the theory of closed loop field oriented control of a PMSM.

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Field Oriented Control Hardware in the Loop

Hardware Used: TI LaunchXL-F28069M, BoostXL-DRV8301, Teknic M2310

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Sensorless Field Oriented Control Hardware in the Loop

Employing TI's FAST (Flux, Angle, Speed, and Torque) observer

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Inspire Extrude Metal Workflow - Step 1

Step 1: Load Orientation

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Inspire Extrude Metal Workflow - Step 2

Step 2: Extract Bearing

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Inspire Extrude Metal Workflow - Step 3

Step 3: Create Billet and Material Selection

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Inspire Extrude Metal Workflow - Step 4

Step 4: Perform Extrusion Simulation

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Inspire Extrude Metal Workflow - Step 5

Step 5: Analyze Results

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Inspire Extrude Polymer Workflow - Step 1

Step 1: Import Load and Extract Volumes

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Inspire Extrude Polymer Workflow - Step 2

Step 2: Material Selection and Organizing Layers

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Inspire Extrude Polymer Workflow - Step 3

Step 3: Process Data and Run Analysis

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Inspire Extrude Polymer Workflow - Step 4

Step 4: Run Post Processing

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Inspire 2018 Self Paced Training

The purpose of this self paced course is to introduce running optimizations with the Inspire environment.

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Creating/running scripts

Introduction to creating and running scripts

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Debugging

Tools for evaluating and debugging scripts

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Activate e-Mobility Series

This series discusses various aspects of system modeling for e-Mobility studies from overall performance simulations including fuel economy, to model refinements for electric engines and/or vehicle dynamics.

Fuel economy simulations
Activate model of a series-parallel hybrid electric vehicle powertrain to evaluate fuel economy and system performance.

Increasing fidelity of vehicle dynamics models
Activate models of a series-parallel hybrid electric vehicle powertrain coupled with CarSim via the Functional Mock-up Interface.

Increasing fidelity of electric engine models
Comparison of 3 different engine models for an HEV vehicle: Park equations, full 3D Flux model, table method; later one generated by Flux2D.

PMSM simple speed control
Activate model of a permanent magnet synchronous motor (PMSM) with vector control for speed or torque.

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Arduino Series: Dimming an LED in Less than One Minute

Demonstration of rapid development with Altair Embed

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Arduino Series: Blinking the Arduino LED

First steps in programming an Arduino

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Getting Started - Compose Interface Tour

Introduction to File Menu, Evaluate Toolbar, Command Window, File/Variable/Project Browser, Property Editor, Help and Tutorials.

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CAE Engineers - Get more productive using Altair Compose

This is where Altair Compose can help enable you to efficiently perform numerical computations, develop algorithms, analyze & visualize various types of data.

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Inspire Extrude Metal 2017.3 Help and Tutorials

Explore help and tutorial resources to learn how to navigate through Inspire Extrude Metal and its features and tools.

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Altair Activate and XLDyn Integration

XLSE’s easy to use interface and project view capability is ideal for managers and teams to keep abreast of project status.

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Inspire Extrude 2017 Training Manual

In this training manual you will learn the step by step process used in Inspire Extrude in order to run a successful extrusion simulation. The manual will cover an overview, features and all the basic tools within the software.

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Modeling a Shower Gel Bottle in solidThinking Evolve - Part 1

A quick walkthrough using solidThinking Evolve to design and render a shower gel bottle.

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Modeling a Shower Gel Bottle in solidThinking Evolve - Part 2

Part 2 of a quick walkthrough using solidThinking Evolve to design and render a shower gel bottle.

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Evolve Self Paced Training

This course contains a set of modules to help familiarize you with basics of using Evolve.

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‪solidThinking Evolve ‬Tips‪ & T‬ricks‪: Applying Textures and Materials

Darren describes techniques for applying textures and materials to the individual surfaces of an object.

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‪solidThinking Inspire ‬Tips‪ & T‬ricks‪: Optimization Guidelines‬

Tony Gray provides some simple guidelines for setting up an optimization, including the use of design and non-design spaces.

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‪solidThinking ‬Evolve ‪Tips & Tricks‬:‪ Importing Reference Images‬

Learn how to use 2D images as a reference to create 3D models. This is a great way to get your project off to a quick start.

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Evolve ‪Tips & Tricks: Keyboard Shortcuts‬

Keyboard shortcuts can help you be more efficient when using Evolve. Here are some shortcuts that can save you time today.

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‪solidThinking Evolve Tips & Tricks‬:‪ Rendering Basics‬

Learn about basic rendering setup, the standard workflow when using the Shading Manager, and using preset scenes.

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‪solidThinking Evolve Tips & Tricks‬:‪ Exporting for 3D Printing‬

Darren Chilton discusses the best methods for exporting models as polygonal data in either .stl or .obj file formats.

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‪solidThinking Evolve Tips & Tricks‬:‪ Render Q‬

Learn how to use RenderQ to process batch renderings, including batch rendering setup for images and animations.

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‪solidThinking Evolve‬ ‪Tips and Tricks‬:‪ Surface Modeling Techniques‬

Start with sketch modeling and learn how to progressively refine your model.

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‪solidThinking‬ ‪Inspire Tips & Tricks: Sketch Tools and Boolean Operations‬

See how to use Inspire's sketch and Boolean tools to split a single part into an assembly.

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‪solidThinking Evolve‬ ‪Tips and Tricks: Pixel Mapping‬

Darren explains techniques for using 2D images to create 3D geometry such as embossed logos and textures on a model.

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SolidThinking ‪Evolve Tips and Tricks: Animation Basics‬

Animation in Evolve is based on a simple but powerful technique called keyframing. In this video, Darren explains how keyframing works.

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Inspire 2018 Help and Tutorials - Windows

In these lessons you will learn to: apply supports and forces, define design spaces, run optimization, analysis, explore shapes, and export results to Evolve or an STL file.

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Inspire 2017 Help and Tutorials - Mac

In these lessons you will learn to: apply supports and forces, define design spaces, run optimization, explore shapes, and export results to Evolve or an STL file.

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Evolve 2017.3 Help and Tutorials - Windows

In these lessons you will learn to: use basic modeling tools, create NURBS curves and surfaces, apply transformations, edit control points, and render a scene.

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Evolve 2017.3 Help and Tutorials - Mac

In these lessons you will learn to: use basic modeling tools, create NURBS curves and surfaces, apply transformations, edit control points, and render a scene.

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Getting Started - Inspire Structures

A course to help users get started using Inspire Structures including an interface tour and workflow training/videos.

Getting Started Videos, Training Materials, Tutorials
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