Altair and EM Software & Systems Complete Deal

The acquisition adds FEKO solver into HyperWorks.

Altair has acquired EM Software & Systems and its distributor offices in the US, Germany and China.

This acquisition adds FEKO solver to HyperWorks suite and enhancing simulation offerings in aerospace, automotive and shipbuilding industries, the company states.

Applications for FEKO solver include antenna design and placement, electromagnetic compatability analysis, bioelectromagnetics, radio frequency components, 3D electromagnetic circuits, radomes design and analysis and radar cross-section analysis. Overall, the application will help address coupled electromagnetic-thermal and electromagnetic-mechanical problems and more.

HyperWorks currently provides a variety of solvers, including OptiStruct, RADIOSS, MotionSolve and AcuSolve.

“Electronics and communications technology are driving additional complexity into product development on an unprecedented scale, making computational electromagnetic simulation very important to many of our customers,” said James R. Scapa, chairman and CEO of Altair Engineering Inc.  “We are extremely happy to welcome the expert knowledge base and cutting-edge technology of EMSS to the Altair family, and look forward to exciting future developments in both FEKO and complementary technologies for multiphysics simulation and design optimization.”

For more information, visit Altair.

Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.

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