A mechanical accelerometer using transfer functions
A highrise building roped hoistway elevator system
Altair Inspire includes a powerful and intuitive environment for investigating system motions of moving parts
Using Inspire Motion, learn how to set up a motion simulation of a medieval catapult. This video covers the setup of ground, rigid groups, joints and contacts, and results
Using Inspire Motion, learn how to set up a motion simulation of a catapult. This video covers the setup of actuators, motors and springs
Create material and apply properties; create user-defined contacts; apply thermal loads and define loadcases; define lines static loadcases with the temperature leadcase included; create proper solver settings for each loadcase; export and solve for multi-physics analysis
Define boundary and initial conditions; create material and apply properties; edit the solver settings to run the analysis
Create a tetra mesh with CFD boundary layer; work with turbulence and temperature equations; define CFD boundary conditions based on inflow average velocities and convective heat flux; define symmetry plane; create material and define properties; run and post-process a CFD steady state analysis
Create a tetra mesh with CFD boundary layer; work with moving reference frame; define CFD boundary conditions based on turbulence viscosity ratio; edit the solver settings; run and post-process the analysis
Create a tetra mesh with CFD boundary layer; apply gravity and define Heat source; apply initial and temperature boundary condition; create symmetry planes; visualize results as contour or as vector
Import custom ribbon; create a tetra mesh with CFD boundary layer; apply CFD boundary conditions; run a steady state turbulent flow analysis; visualize results as contour or as vector
Define nFX material and properties; apply simulation conditions; create nFX particles; export solver deck
Create a modal frenquency response analysis in the solution browser; define an excitation load based on applied loads; create a table with modal damping values; define the solution settings and output requests; compute solution and review results; plot and X Y graph for the displacements versus frequency
Create isotropic and fluid material and define the properties accordingly; define acoustic behavior to a shell entity; apply enforced displacement to be used for an excitation load; create solver settings and output requests; compute the solution and review the results; plot an XY graph for the pressure versus frequency
Import material database, create washer surface and define property; create solid bolts with pretension; define loads, constraints and contacts; define loadcase and solver settings; compute and review the results
Create linear static solution; define constraints and loads; define contacts; create material and apply properties; run the analysis and review the results
Create coincident mesh with join tool; create normal analysis solution; define constraints and spring elements; apply stick contact type; solve and review the displacement and stress
Create RBE and apply constraints; apply an excitation load; create material and apply properties; define a load case and modify the solution parameters; run the analysis and plot the frequency dependent results
Apply symmetry constraints; apply enforced displacement constraint; create 3d bolt with pretension; create advanced contacts; create loadcase; modify solution parameters; solve and review the results
Import model containing a CFD solution; check the loads and boundary conditions created on a second solution; create a loadcase that included the output temperature and pressure from the CFD solution; review the mapped loads and results
Create a heat transfer solution and add thermal constraints and heat flux; create a linear static solution and include the thermal analysis subcase as loadcase parameters; visualize the loadcases results separately
Create a steady state heat transfer solution; apply thermal loads such as constant temperature and uniform convection; solve and visualize grid temperature
Split faces using chaining edges; create a transient heat transfer solution; create material with thermal properties; define initial conditions; apply thermal loads such as time dependent heat flux and convection; define solver settings and analyze
Create different materials with thermal properties for the cylinder, fin and insulators; create steady state heat transfer; apply tie contacts between the bodies; define thermal loads such as flux and convection
Create electrostatics solution using flux solver; create dielectric material by atributing a relative permitivity; define region physics such as air, dielectric and perfect conductor; create tangential field symmetry plane; compute and review the results
Create material with thermal properties; create transient heat transfer; define initial conditions; define time dependent convection; define the solver settings and analyze
Create a tetra mesh with CFD boundary layer; work with turbulence and temperature equations; define CFD boundary conditions based on inflow average velocity and convective heat flux; define symmetry plane; create material and define properties; run and post-process a CFD steady state analysis
Create a navier-stokes flow transient solution; apply average velocity inlets and define outlet; create convective wall and define symmetry plane; define initial conditions; create material and define solid and fluid properties; defineproper solution parameters; update results and review the output
Extract fluid surface from the solid; create CFD tetra mesh and boundary layer; apply boundary conditions with constraint option activated; run and post-process steady state analysis
Import custom ribbon; create a tetra mesh with CFD boundary layer; apply CFD boundary conditions; run a steady state turbulent flow analysis; visualize results as contour or asa vector
Create a tetra mesh with CFD boundary layer; apply gravity and define heat source; apply initial and temperature boundary conditions; create symmetry planes; visualize results as contour or as vectors
Import, position and inspect a CAD model; create mesh controls, surface mesh and organize the parts; create solution and define polymer properties to the bodies; define initial and boundary conditions; apply solver settings, export the deck and solve
Create a CAD parametrized model in PTC creo; create a project in simlab; run a project using interactive mode; set up a DOE study and run the experiments
Create RBE connectors; create LBC and load cases; define the design space for a topology optimization; define responses; create manufacturing constraints; set an optimization objective; run an optimization with OptiStruct
Create RBE connectors; work with specifications for loads and loadcases; set up a topology optimization including pattern constraints; run an optimization with OptiStruct; view and post-process optimization results
Start recording a nominal problem; create parameters; import a parametrized CAD file; create a 2D/3D mesh using the parameters; solve and define the study responses
Create a new study inside HyperStudy; register solver script; setup nominal problem; conduct a DOE study; build a fit model; optimize on the fit
Create a linear static solution, define loads and boundary conditions then compute; define a topology optimization, design space, constraints, response and objective; export the optimized shape as .stl; import the .stl file and perform a mesh cleanup; transfer properties and LBCs to the optimized geometry and apply TIE contact; re-analyze the model then review the results
Import a results file with split faces; create a coordinate system; compute the bore distortion; view and export bore distortion results
View and post-process results of topology optimization
Use color information to create groups; create groups automatically from features; obtain edge groups from faces and bodies; use boolean operations between groups; run a project in different models
Use mesh-, LBC- and loadcase templates during a process recording; record a process including solver setup and solver execution
Edit the preferences of the software; Choose your favorite mouse settings; Display, move and resize windows and browsers on the screen; Create additional toolbars.
Open and import files; Use the model browser to organize your assembly; Visualize and isolate selected components; Select, isolate and hide entities such as faces or elements; Use some advanced selection modes; Create and retrieve entity groups.
Import a CAD geometry; Quickly tetmesh a solid body using different global settings; Export your mesh.
Identify, select and isolate geometry features; Tetmesh a solid body using Mesh controls; Export a mesh template based on the face color.
Update CAD features; Import a mesh template; Cut and separate a section of a body using Region mesh control; Remove details using Logo mesh control; Mesh a valve seat; Create a circular gasket imprint
Hex mesh 2.5D geometries using extrude; Hex mesh axial symmetric bodies; Edit the number of hex layers through a body.
Create region mesh control based on 2 planar faces; Edit the dimensions of the cuboid region by changing the values, scaling and moving the region; Create region mesh control based on 2 intersecting planes
Prepare the mesh for a triangular weld; Create a triangular weld; Prepare the mesh for a bead weld; Create the bead weld
Create a bead weld using the open loop edges; Connect weld bead bodies defining a spline curve trajectory; Perform a boolean operation between weld bodies and the weld bead
Weld two bodies containing a gap; Configure weld parameters within the weld basic feature
Create fluid domain; Create a volume mesh with boundary layers
Create a surface mesh, modify layers and apply volume layers mesh control; Generate fluid body; Generate boundary layer and volume mesh
Join cylindrical and planar faces; create inlet and outlet faces by filling holes; Select surfaces connected to a face; Generate fluid body; Create boundary layer and volume elements
Simplify your model by removing features; Locally remesh faces; quality cleanup your mesh
Local remesh faces, if needed with grid mesh; Manual cleanup elements by swapping and collapsing edges; Defeature the model by flattening and aligning faces
Remove and modify holes; Change the number of elements around/along circular faces; Align faces and edges to a given radius; Remesh partial cylinders
Use different methods to create grid meshing; Interactive meshing, Mesh transition, Project to CAD, Three sided faces, Intersection picking
Replace faces within a model; Translate faces and features using transform; Create identical/mirrored faces with replace faces
Imprint gasket edges on faces; Create gasket faces using edge offset; Create gasket bodies using extrude; Imprint gasket faces using Imprint gasket
Remove a logo from meshed bodies
Align cylindrical surfaces; Create shared cylindrical/planar faces; Check for shared entities; Separate shared entities to obtain coincident nodes; Cleanup joined parts through re-meshing
Create shared cylindrical/planar faces; check for shared entities; cleanup joined parts through re-meshing; display equivalence nodes
Select cylinders based on a defined radius; create groups using select adjacent layers; create mesh control; use remove thread tool; remesh cylindrical faces using isoline mesh control; remesh cylindrical faces by modifying layers; change cylinder radius
Create/edit 1D bolt definition file; create automatically 1D bolts with/without pretension
Create 3D bolts using faces/groups; merge and move bolts in a model; create solid pretension loads using Select
Create 3D bolts from CAD bolts; Create pretension load using Create; copy/reposition the bolts
Create 1D bolt head; create 1D bolt thread; Join the bolts using connect
Create RBEs; constraint a model; set up and execute a quick normal mode analysis; view the results
Define material and properties; define quickly 1D bolts with pretension; defining loads and constraints; define contacts; export solver deck; run a linear static analysis with OptiStruct; visualize entities
Create a local coordinate system; define contraints and loads; define contacts; create material and apply properties; export to solver and import results
Create matching faces through assembly; assign load, mass and spring connection; assign material and properties; execute the analysis and verify results
Apply constraints on 1D bolts RBE nodes; apply pressure loads; create mapping of thermal loads; import contact definition; create material and apply properties; create load case; solve and review the results
Apply symmetry constraints; apply enforced displacement constraint; create 3d bolt with pretension; create advanced contacts; create load case; modify solution parameters; solve and review the results
Create group-based 3d bolts with pretension; apply user-defined contacts; create material with elasto-plastic curve; apply constraints and bearing pressure; create loadcases and define non-linear static solver settings
In this course, you will have the opportunity to learn about the Inspire 2019 interface along with tools and workflows contained within Inspire. Modules contained within the course provide detailed descriptions of the tools and workflows within Inspire. You will also have the opportunity to watch and perform hands-on exercises within each module.
In this course, you will have the opportunity to learn about the Inspire Cast 2019 interface along with tools and workflows contained within Inspire Cast. Modules contained within the course provide detailed descriptions of the tools and workflows within Inspire Cast. You will also have the opportunity to watch and perform hands-on exercises within each module.
In this course, you will have the opportunity to learn about the Inspire Form 2019 interface along with tools and workflows contained within Inspire Form. Modules contained within the course provide detailed descriptions of the tools and workflows within Inspire Form. You will also have the opportunity to watch and perform hands-on exercises within each module.
This course contains a set of modules to help familiarize you with basics of using Evolve. We will cover an overview of the Evolve interface and working environment, creation of curves, creation of surfaces, transforming and editing surfaces, creating and editing PolyNURBS, and an overview of rendering models.
Note: This course requires a Connect login to view.
In this course you will get an overview of the tools available within Inspire 2017, including the new Motion Analysis tools. We will cover all aspects from Optimization to Finite Element Analysis right through geometry tools to help redesign and simplify parts.
Note: This course requires a Connect login to view.
Overview of SimLab sT key capabilities like CAD import, automatic meshing, robust analysis and interactive results
Automatically generate the best possible mesh, define manufacturing constraints and easily evaluate results.
Fully automated process. Create the ideal mesh for acoustic analysis, obtain electromagnetic excitation and instantly calculate acoustic noise.
Process-driven setup, capture complex phenomena and investigate fluid flows interactively.
Local refinements to increase accuracy.
A course to help users get started using Inspire Cast including an interface tour and workflow training/videos.
Activate model of a series-parallel hybrid electric vehicle powertrain to evaluate fuel economy and system performance.
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.
Step by step instructions to install the Texas Instruments Code Composer Studio, Uniflash and Altair Embed™ software on your computer.
Step 1: Load Orientation
Step 2: Extract Bearing
Step 3: Create Billet and Material Selection
Step 4: Perform Extrusion Simulation
Step 5: Analyze Results
Step 1: Import Load and Extract Volumes
Step 2: Material Selection and Organizing Layers
Step 3: Process Data and Run Analysis
Step 4: Run Post Processing
The purpose of this self paced course is to introduce running optimizations with the Inspire environment.
Demonstration of rapid development with Altair Embed
First steps in programming an Arduino
Explore help and tutorial resources to learn how to navigate through Inspire Extrude Metal and its features and tools.
InstaSPIN: Motor Control solution from Texas Instruments
Short introduction to the theory of closed loop field oriented control of a PMSM.
Hardware Used: TI LaunchXL-F28069M, BoostXL-DRV8301, Teknic M2310
Employing TI's FAST (Flux, Angle, Speed, and Torque) observer
Introduction of Prof. Duco Pulle and overview of the lab examples
Prof. Duco Pulle walks through his lab examples of controlling PMSMs covering voltage, current and field oriented controls (latter one with and without sensors).
Short introduction to the theory of open loop voltage control of a PMSM
Short introduction to the theory of open loop current control of a PMSM
XLSE’s easy to use interface and project view capability is ideal for managers and teams to keep abreast of project status.
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.
A quick walkthrough using solidThinking Evolve to design and render a shower gel bottle.
Part 2 of a quick walkthrough using solidThinking Evolve to design and render a shower gel bottle.
This course contains a set of modules to help familiarize you with basics of using Evolve.
Darren describes techniques for applying textures and materials to the individual surfaces of an object.
Tony Gray provides some simple guidelines for setting up an optimization, including the use of design and non-design spaces.
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.
Keyboard shortcuts can help you be more efficient when using Evolve. Here are some shortcuts that can save you time today.
Learn about basic rendering setup, the standard workflow when using the Shading Manager, and using preset scenes.
Darren Chilton discusses the best methods for exporting models as polygonal data in either .stl or .obj file formats.
Learn how to use RenderQ to process batch renderings, including batch rendering setup for images and animations.
Start with sketch modeling and learn how to progressively refine your model.
See how to use Inspire's sketch and Boolean tools to split a single part into an assembly.
Darren explains techniques for using 2D images to create 3D geometry such as embossed logos and textures on a model.
Animation in Evolve is based on a simple but powerful technique called keyframing. In this video, Darren explains how keyframing works.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A course to help users get started using Inspire Structures including an interface tour and workflow training/videos.
Learn how to import a CAD geometry, mesh it with solid elements and then export it to a solver deck. Throughout the video you learn how to define the global mesh size for shell and tetra elements.
Series of videos aimed to get you started using SimLab for meshing.
Learn how to select and isolate identify regions based on their geometry features. Tetmesh a solid body after applying mesh controls. Export all mesh controls as color based template.
Request locally a given amount of tet layers through thin walls. Create a volume mesh with Tet10 from an existing, enclosed Tri6 mesh. Auto cleanup a volume mesh based on different quality criteria.
Generate CAD features from a mesh. Cut and separate a section of a body using region mesh control. Learn how to use logo removal and mesh a valve seat. Finally create a circular gasket imprint in a body.
This video shows, how to create a shell and solid mesh is generated on a Parasolid file. You also learn, how to transfer existing groups onto the mesh.
Mesh a geometry with hex elements. Generate an axi-symmetric mesh around cylinders and adjust the number of layers. Adjust the alignment of common faces and merge bodies with coincident faces.
This video guides through the steps to create either a triangular or a bead weld.
Learn how to create weld beads along edges, create individual beads and connect them with other bead welds. Boolean operations help to merge individual parts together with the weld.
This video explains how to weld two bodies which are separated by a gap. The viewer will get an explanation on the parameters of the basic weld feature.
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