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Innovation Intelligence®
Welcome to the
7th European ATC
Jeff Brennan
CMO
Platinum Sponsors
Gold Sponsor
Exhibitors
New in the Altair Partner Alliance in 2014Altair Partner Alliance
Media Sponsors
and Partners
Copyright © 2012 Altair Engineering, Inc. Proprietary and Confidential. All rights reserved.
Agenda Day 2
Copyright © 2012 Altair Engineering, Inc. Proprietary and Confidential. All rights reserved.
FINAL REQUEST
Papers will be ...
Germany vs USA
Tonight at 6pm
Free drink if Germany win!
Innovation Intelligence®
20 Years of Topology Optimization
Birth and Maturation of a Disruptive Technology
Jeff Brennan
Ju...
Copyright © 2013 Altair Engineering, Inc. Proprietary and Confidential. All rights reserved.
Topology Optimisation: Origins
Copyright © 2013 Altair Engineering, Inc. Proprietary and Confidential. All rights reserved.
Copyright © 2013 Altair Engineering, Inc. Proprietary and Confidential. All rights reserved.
Mimicking the laws
of bone gr...
Copyright © 2013 Altair Engineering, Inc. Proprietary and Confidential. All rights reserved.
OptiStruct was born
Copyright © 2013 Altair Engineering, Inc. Proprietary and Confidential. All rights reserved.
December 1994
Copyright © 2013 Altair Engineering, Inc. Proprietary and Confidential. All rights reserved.
Maturation
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Original
Design
Optimized
Design
3 Months
9.15 Kgs
3 Weeks
7.5 Kgs
Product Design Process
Copyright © 2013 Altair Engineering, Inc. Proprietary and Confidential. All rights reserved.
Manufacturing constraints
Copyright © 2012 Altair Engineering, Inc. Proprietary and Confidential. All rights reserved.
Topology Manufacturing Constr...
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Composites
Free Size Optimisation
Size Optimisation
Shuffling Optimisation
Optimised Component
Output-Component
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Advanced Functionality
Topology Optimization for MBD using ESL
Copyright © 2013 Altair Engineering, Inc. Proprietary and Confidential. All rights reserved.
Multi-Diciplinary
Optimisatio...
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Future
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Additive Manufacturing and Op...
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Copyright © 2013 Altair Engineering, Inc. Proprietary and Confidential. All rights reserved.
The age of optimisation
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Over 50 optimisation specialists in Europe alone
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Thank you
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20 Years of Innovation with OptiStruct
20 Years of Innovation with OptiStruct
20 Years of Innovation with OptiStruct
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In 2014 Altair celebrates the 20-year anniversary of the first release of OptiStruct, the award-winning optimization software for structural design. In this brief retrospective, Mr. Jeffrey Brennan, originator and early product manager for OptiStruct, will discuss the origins of this innovative technology, the maturation, key milestones and development progress made working with customers all over the world over 20 years and how the technology is impacting product design today. Mr. Brennan will also look toward the future of OptiStruct and how current efforts and future advancements, as well as synergies with other emerging technologies, will impact the future of simulation driven design.

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20 Years of Innovation with OptiStruct

  1. 1. Innovation Intelligence® Welcome to the 7th European ATC Jeff Brennan CMO
  2. 2. Platinum Sponsors Gold Sponsor
  3. 3. Exhibitors New in the Altair Partner Alliance in 2014Altair Partner Alliance
  4. 4. Media Sponsors and Partners
  5. 5. Copyright © 2012 Altair Engineering, Inc. Proprietary and Confidential. All rights reserved. Agenda Day 2
  6. 6. Copyright © 2012 Altair Engineering, Inc. Proprietary and Confidential. All rights reserved. FINAL REQUEST Papers will be published on conference website Please, no photos or videos of the presentations!
  7. 7. Germany vs USA Tonight at 6pm Free drink if Germany win!
  8. 8. Innovation Intelligence® 20 Years of Topology Optimization Birth and Maturation of a Disruptive Technology Jeff Brennan June 26, 2014
  9. 9. Copyright © 2013 Altair Engineering, Inc. Proprietary and Confidential. All rights reserved. Topology Optimisation: Origins
  10. 10. Copyright © 2013 Altair Engineering, Inc. Proprietary and Confidential. All rights reserved.
  11. 11. Copyright © 2013 Altair Engineering, Inc. Proprietary and Confidential. All rights reserved. Mimicking the laws of bone growth… to identify the optimum material layout Design Space F1 F2 F3 applied to design principles…
  12. 12. Copyright © 2013 Altair Engineering, Inc. Proprietary and Confidential. All rights reserved.
  13. 13. OptiStruct was born
  14. 14. Copyright © 2013 Altair Engineering, Inc. Proprietary and Confidential. All rights reserved. December 1994
  15. 15. Copyright © 2013 Altair Engineering, Inc. Proprietary and Confidential. All rights reserved. Maturation
  16. 16. Copyright © 2013 Altair Engineering, Inc. Proprietary and Confidential. All rights reserved.
  17. 17. Original Design Optimized Design 3 Months 9.15 Kgs 3 Weeks 7.5 Kgs Product Design Process
  18. 18. Copyright © 2013 Altair Engineering, Inc. Proprietary and Confidential. All rights reserved. Manufacturing constraints
  19. 19. Copyright © 2012 Altair Engineering, Inc. Proprietary and Confidential. All rights reserved. Topology Manufacturing Constraints • Min/Max Member Size • Draw Direction • Extrusion • Symmetry • Pattern Repetition • Cyclic Repetition • No Hole Casting • Stamping Without Maximum Member Size WITH Maximum Member Size Material Concentration Eliminated Hollow section Ribs Without Draw Direction With Draw Direction Without Extrusion Design Space With Extrusion Without Pattern Repetition With Pattern Repetition Without Pattern Repetition With Pattern Repetition No symmetry XZ, YZ symmetry YZ symmetry XZ symmetry Symmetry 5 Repetitions NoSymmetry 20 Repetitions
  20. 20. Copyright © 2013 Altair Engineering, Inc. Proprietary and Confidential. All rights reserved. Composites
  21. 21. Free Size Optimisation Size Optimisation Shuffling Optimisation Optimised Component Output-Component
  22. 22. Copyright © 2013 Altair Engineering, Inc. Proprietary and Confidential. All rights reserved. Advanced Functionality
  23. 23. Topology Optimization for MBD using ESL
  24. 24. Copyright © 2013 Altair Engineering, Inc. Proprietary and Confidential. All rights reserved. Multi-Diciplinary Optimisation Studies
  25. 25. Copyright © 2013 Altair Engineering, Inc. Proprietary and Confidential. All rights reserved. Future
  26. 26. Copyright © 2013 Altair Engineering, Inc. Proprietary and Confidential. All rights reserved. Additive Manufacturing and Optimization
  27. 27. Copyright © 2013 Altair Engineering, Inc. Proprietary and Confidential. All rights reserved.
  28. 28. Copyright © 2013 Altair Engineering, Inc. Proprietary and Confidential. All rights reserved. The age of optimisation
  29. 29. Copyright © 2013 Altair Engineering, Inc. Proprietary and Confidential. All rights reserved.
  30. 30. Copyright © 2013 Altair Engineering, Inc. Proprietary and Confidential. All rights reserved.
  31. 31. Copyright © 2013 Altair Engineering, Inc. Proprietary and Confidential. All rights reserved.
  32. 32. Over 50 optimisation specialists in Europe alone
  33. 33. Copyright © 2013 Altair Engineering, Inc. Proprietary and Confidential. All rights reserved. Thank you
  34. 34. Innovation Intelligence®

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