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Lightweighting

A Look at Lightweighting
If we’re so concerned with weight, why don’t we just make everything out of carbon fiber? Or aluminum?
World Solar Challenge Provides Lessons in Lightweighting
The World Solar Challenge not only provides a hands-on learning experience for students, it also provides a crash course in novel lightweighting and aerodynamics techniques.
Tour de France Champion and ORNL to Offer Lower Cost Carbon Fiber
New manufacturing process yields high volume, low cost carbon fiber for transportation, renewable energy and infrastructure.
Modeling, Simulation and Crash Safety Congress Spotlights Lightweight Materials
The Lightweight Materials Modeling, Simulation and Crash Safety Congress focused on composite modeling and multi-material joining simulation.
Lightweighting and Topology Optimization Roundtable: Audience Questions and Panelist Answers
DE Roundtable: Shedding Excess Weight from Products
Lightweighting Congress to Run in Detroit
The Lightweight Materials Modeling, Simulation & Crash Safety Congress will run January 26th and 27th.
Simulate to Shed Weight Sooner
Use structural simulation software early for optimum lightweighting.
Altair Opens Enlighten Award Nominations
Applications can now be submitted into full vehicle or module categories.
Oct 27: Panelists to Discuss the Promise—and Pitfalls—of Composites
Altair, Airbus Sign Multi-Year Software Agreement
The terms give Airbus engineers and designers full access to HyperWorks, PBS Works and solidThinking.
Ford Wins Altair Enlighten Award
The company received the honor for reducing the weight of its F-150 vehicle by 700 lbs.
Altair Announces 2015 Enlighten Nominees
The award aims to recognize achievements in weight reduction within the automotive industry.
Altair Opens Call for Nominations for 2015 Enlighten Award
The deadline for applications is May 29th.
Artemis Racing Selects Altair as Technical Supplier
The company is using OptiStruct to help design its boat for the 2017 America's Cup.



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