Innovating with Simulation & AI

November 18-19, 2021
Virtual Altair Technology Conference

Discover what’s next in simulation and AI

Join India’s brightest minds to explore and discuss trends, technologies, and breakthrough achievements that will deliver a smarter, more connected, and sustainable world. The Altair Technology Conference has been the most popular conference for the Engineering fraternity in India over the past few years. This achieves even greater importance in the present time, with OEMs and suppliers striving hard to achieve profitable growth in a challenging business environment.

From big brand thought leaders to early-stage start-up entrepreneurs, learn how the convergence of simulation, high-performance computing, and AI is transforming how innovative companies will design, operate, and compete in the future.

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Featured Speakers

Dr. N.N.S.S.R.K. PRASAD
Dr. N.N.S.S.R.K. PRASAD Aeronautical Development Agency Project Director (LCA AF MK1A) & Assoc. Tech Director (AV&WS)
Ashok Chandavarkar
Ashok Chandavarkar Intel India Director – Strategic Initiatives
Aashish Bhatia
Aashish Bhatia Visteon India Regional Vice President and General Manager
Nilesh R Tawde
Nilesh R Tawde Reliance Industries Limited. VP New Business Development & Head of Material Engineering Center-PETCHEM Division
Dr. Seema Chopra
Dr. Seema Chopra Boeing Global Technical Leader/Principal Data Scientist
Mahesh Babu
Mahesh Babu CEO, Switch India Chief Operating Officer - Switch Global
Sanjeev Arora
Sanjeev Arora JCB India Ltd. Chief Technology Officer
Dr. Ashish Mohan
Dr. Ashish Mohan Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Technology, Design, R&D, Innovation-IP & Entrepreneurship
Poyni Bhatt
Poyni Bhatt Society for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (SINE) Chief Executive Officer
Maruthi Amardeep S V
Maruthi Amardeep S V Skyroot Aerospace Director-Vehicle Engineering
Nishant Kalbhor
Nishant Kalbhor Head- Electrical's and Electronics - Machani Robotics Chief Engineer - TRESA
AV Maruti Sairam
AV Maruti Sairam Research Centre Imarat (RCI) Scientist
Shiv Kumar
Shiv Kumar Schlumberger Head – Analytics | IT Data & Analytics
Professor. V. Kamakoti
Professor. V. Kamakoti IIT Madras Associate Dean ICSR, Member NSAB
Dr. N.N.S.S.R.K. PRASAD
Dr. N.N.S.S.R.K. PRASAD Aeronautical Development Agency Project Director (LCA AF MK1A) & Assoc. Tech Director (AV&WS)
Ashok Chandavarkar
Ashok Chandavarkar Intel India Director – Strategic Initiatives
Aashish Bhatia
Aashish Bhatia Visteon India Regional Vice President and General Manager
Nilesh R Tawde
Nilesh R Tawde Reliance Industries Limited. VP New Business Development & Head of Material Engineering Center-PETCHEM Division
Dr. Seema Chopra
Dr. Seema Chopra Boeing Global Technical Leader/Principal Data Scientist
Mahesh Babu
Mahesh Babu CEO, Switch India Chief Operating Officer - Switch Global
Sanjeev Arora
Sanjeev Arora JCB India Ltd. Chief Technology Officer
Dr. Ashish Mohan
Dr. Ashish Mohan Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Technology, Design, R&D, Innovation-IP & Entrepreneurship
Poyni Bhatt
Poyni Bhatt Society for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (SINE) Chief Executive Officer
Maruthi Amardeep S V
Maruthi Amardeep S V Skyroot Aerospace Director-Vehicle Engineering
Nishant Kalbhor
Nishant Kalbhor Head- Electrical's and Electronics - Machani Robotics Chief Engineer - TRESA
AV Maruti Sairam
AV Maruti Sairam Research Centre Imarat (RCI) Scientist
Shiv Kumar
Shiv Kumar Schlumberger Head – Analytics | IT Data & Analytics
Professor. V. Kamakoti
Professor. V. Kamakoti IIT Madras Associate Dean ICSR, Member NSAB

Agenda

DAY 01 Thursday, November 18
Main Stage
2:30 - 2:45 p.m. IST

Introduction and Welcome

Vishwanath Rao | Country Manager/Managing Director – India & GCC, Altair

2:45 - 3:05 p.m. IST

The Convergence of AI, Simulation, and HPC

James R. Scapa | Founder, Chairman, and CEO, Altair

Aashish Bhatia
3:05 - 3:25 p.m. IST

Technology Trends in Automotive Cockpit Development

Aashish Bhatia | Regional Vice President and General Manager, Visteon India

Uwe Schramm
3:25 - 3:55 p.m. IST

Path to Augmented Simulation

Dr. Uwe Schramm | Chief Technology Officer, Altair

3:55 - 4:58 PM

Panel Discussion: Driving Digital Transformation with Artificial Intelligence

Mahesh Babu – Chief Executive Officer of Switch India | Chief Operating Officer of Switch Global
Sanjeev Arora – CTO, JCB India Ltd.
Dr. Seema Chopra – Global Technical Leader – DA, Boeing
AV Maruti Sairam –  Scientist, Research Centre Imarat
Shiv Kumar – Head – Analytics | IT Data & Analytics, Schlumberger
Professor. V. Kamakoti – Associate Dean ICSR, Member NSAB, IIT Madras

4:58 - 5:00 p.m. IST

Networking Break

5:00 - 7:10 p.m IST

Parallel Tracks

  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Simulation
  • Multiphysics and Systems Simulation
  • HyperWorks to Accelerate your Product Delivery
  • Electronics System Design
  • e-Mobility
AI & ML In Simulation
5:00 - 5:40 PM IST

AI-Powered Product Design

Fatma Kocer - VP, Engineering Data Science, Altair

5:40 - 6:00 PM IST

The Future of Design Exploration with AI-powered Design

Jonathan Ollar - Product Manager, EDS products, Altair
Olcay Met - Product Manager, Altair

Soundararajan S
6:00 - 6:20 PM IST

Applying Simulation driven Digital Twin technology to the 2-wheeler Electric Vehicles

Soundararajan S - Head Mechanical Engineering, Numeros Motors Pvt Ltd.

The shift from internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles to electric vehicles (EV) has provided an enormous opportunity and scope for smart electrical vehicles. The EV is a complex system involving integrated and interdisciplinary mechanical, electrical, and software aggregates. The exponential growth of smart control systems has brought forth several developments in the EV industry including Digital Twin technology. It enables close monitoring and validation of EV systems to operate at their highest efficiency to improve the economy and drive quality. ... Read More

Abhijit V. Nilangekar
6:20 - 6:40 PM IST

Enabling CAE Democratization using Data Analytics: A case study on ML based stress prediction model for Semi-float Axle-shaft

Abhijit V. Nilangekar - Section Manager-Analytical Engineering– AAM India Manufacturing Corp. Pvt. Ltd.

The use of Machine Learning (ML) in CAE is maturing rapidly. From an application standpoint, the gist of the process exists immensely in adept problem definition and efficient training dataset generation. The subject work is an effort to present a case study on developing an ML-based stress prediction model for a semi-float axle shaft of a truck rear axle.

The work discusses the limitations of shape optimization and traditional automation methods in generating parameterized FEA models. A detailed workflow is ... Read More

Multi-physics & Systems Simulation
Livio Mariano
5:00 - 6:05 PM IST

Leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI) to produce Reduced-Order Models and design advanced controllers

Guna Krishna - Sr. VP, SimLab development, Altair
Livio Mariano - Director Math & Systems Solutions, Altair

Nowadays, many Machine Learning techniques able to identify dynamic models from data are taking hold. But can these approaches be used effectively starting from just a few simulations or tests ensuring at the same time good generalization property?

To tackle this need and others we have developed a novel approach, romAI.

This application combines AI and dynamic system theory to generate reusable real-time compliant dynamic models. These can be used as Reduced-Order Models (ROMs) to speed up system design and ... Read More

6:05 - 6:25 PM IST

Verification using Hardware-In-Loop (HiL)

Amit Agrahari - Architect – SW & Automation, Diagnostics X-Ray (DxR), Philips

With the advent of new technologies such as AI, IoT, our real-world systems are becoming more complex. Clubbed with the acceleration in business we need to come up with new products faster to market. This poses great challenges in the verification to find more defects early in the V-modelRead More

6:25 - 6:50 PM IST

Electromagnetic signature predictions for naval vessels using Altair tools

J Ramkumar- Surveyor, Research and Development, IRCLASS

Electromagnetic (EM) signatures are mostly exploited for naval ships in marine warfare. Accurate prediction of electromagnetic signature helps in optimizing the vessel design and avoiding threat of detection by enemy mines and radars. These signatures can be classified into low and high frequency. The low frequency signatures are mostly exploited by the underwater portion of the hull form whereas the high frequency signatures are exploited by the above water hull form.

The low frequency signatures like induced static magnetic signature ... Read More

6:50 - 7:10 PM IST

Rapid Development with Altair EMBED MBD for EV and Robotics

Nishant Kalbhor - Chief Engineer, TRESA

The development cycle of Model-Based designing using Altair EMBED for Precision Robotics and Electric Vehicles.
Problem-solving from SIL, PIL, and HIL can be done at a faster pace.
How Altair helps throughout the journey from prototype to production
Reduction in time to market with Altair

HyperWorks to Accelerate your Product Delivery
Michael Dambach
5:00 - 5:36 PM IST

Discover How HyperWorks Can Help Accelerate Your Product Delivery

Michael Dambach - Sr. Vice President, HyperWorks, Altair

Product usability and user experience play a key part in reducing model build times and delivering quality models. The next generation HyperWorks provides an easy-to-learn and use, effective workflows that leverage domain knowledge and increase team productivity. All the tools in the suite provide solution-specific workflows with a well-designed and discoverable user interface, fine-tuned for each user profile, and also consistent across all the products in the platform.

Join us to learn the new capabilities available for fast and accurate ... Read More

Akhil-Mehndiratt
Neha
5:36 - 5:50 PM IST

Powertrain modelling automation for improved efficiency

Akhil Mehndiratta - Dy. Manager, CAE Powertrain, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.
Neha - Engineer, CAE Powertrain, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.

With the increasing competition in the automotive industry, it is required for the automotive OEMs to provide newer and better products considering the reduced timelines. With changing demands of the customers, it is required for the OEM to reduce the overall product development lifecycle. CAE has always played a vital role by reducing the cost, time, and the number of proto tests. In order to handle a variety of new designs, the modeling time is the major challenge to perform ... Read More

5:50 - 6:15 PM IST

User-friendly solver conversion & CAE connection toolbox

Yatish Patil - Sr. CAE Engineer, Faurecia
Aishwarya Patange - Sr.CAE Engineer, Faurecia
Sachin Kamble - CAE Methodology Manager, Faurecia

CAE connection toolbox is a user-friendly & most efficient tool for creating & modifying connections in the CAE model using a connector-based approach. It also facilitates easy conversion of the CAE model from one solver to another solver thereby helping to achieve up to 40% of time-saving in CAE model preparation. This tool works with minimum user inputs and has been customized to create connections suitable to Faurecia Methodology. CAE Connection toolbox is developed in collaboration between Faurecia & Altair.

6:15 - 6:30 PM IST

Squeak & Rattle Analysis of Automotive Interior’s by using Altair’s SnR Director

Parag Kuwar - Senior CAE Analyst, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors
Sanjay Patole - Assistant Manager - CAE, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors
Pankaj Wankhede - Senior Manager - Engineering , Yanfeng Automotive Interiors

Squeak and rattle in the automotive industry term for the audible engineering challenges faced by all vehicle and component engineers. Minimizing Squeak and rattle is of paramount importance when designing vehicle components and whole vehicle assemblies.

Squeak is an undesirable sound that occurs when two surfaces interact under the stick-slip phenomenon, and friction-induced is caused by a relative motion between the surfaces. The frictional energy is stored in the contact surfaces and is released when it exceeds the kinetic friction; ... Read More

6:30 - 6:45 PM IST

Process Automation for Harmonic Fatigue Analysis

Ravikumar Mokashi - Sr. Technical Leader – Digital Solutions (CAE), Tata Motors Ltd.
Abhijit Chaudhari - Senior Manager - Digital Solutions (CAE), Tata Motors Ltd.
Vaijnath Dumane - Engineer - Design, Tata Motors Ltd.
Jaydeep Mahadeo Patil - Sr. Team Lead, Tata Motors Ltd.

During virtual validation of automotive sub-systems, vehicle aggregates that are subjected to deterministic vibration loading, the classical approaches (i.e. transient analysis) are computationally expensive. With the FEMFAT-Harmonic tool, this effort can be reduced considerably by switching to the frequency domain. This harmonic fatigue analysis process is complex, time-consuming, and repetitive, hence laborious and error-prone. This stimulates for automating the standard operating process of Harmonic Fatigue analysis.

This paper covers the development of GUI, which covers different activities like – Deck ... Read More

Electronics System Design
5:00 - 5:55 PM IST

New Simulation Solutions for Wireless Connectivity, EMC and Radar Electronics

Dr. Jordi Soler - VP Global Business Development, Electromagnetic & Electronic Solutions, Altair

Digitization and connectivity are two key technology and innovation factors impacting multiple industries, like aerospace, defense, automotive, and consumer electronics. Such factors come with important challenges. On one hand, organizations from such industries deal with diverse and wide portfolios of products, including in some cases different platforms like airplanes, drones, vehicles, and ships. On the other hand, electronic, communication, navigation, and radar systems are becoming more complex, considering also their costly testing and certification processes. In this scenario, electromagnetic simulation ... Read More

Addressing Electronic System Hardware Design Challenges

Sarmad Khemmoro - VP, Global Technical Business Development, Electronics, Altair

Electronics is in everything. Due to significant technology transformations, electronics is in every part of our lives, and it’s disrupting entire industries. The global growth in Electronic Systems is everywhere, from Autonomous Driving, electrification of vehicles, smart devices, smart factories, smart cities, and many more verticals, creating considerable challenges for system manufacturers in designing quality products with high reliability. Designing a reliable electronic system is essential for any electronic product.  The electronic system heat, vibration, EMI, and manufacturing issues are ... Read More

Ashutosh Kedar
5:55 - 6:05 PM IST

Wide Band Antenna Arrays Development for Defense Applications

Dr. Ashutosh Kedar - Scientist F, AAAU Group, (RAMD), LRDE 

Active phased array antennas or active electronically scanned antennas (AESA) have been a constant source of attraction for the last 4-5 decades. The technology has evolved vigorously with phenomenological research activities being carried out worldwide. AESA may be considered as a system of systems comprising of various systems/sub-systems within itself. Nowadays, AESA has even found its applications in commercial arenas like wireless communication due to the ever-growing demand for bandwidth, capacity, etc., with the advent of 5G technology. AESA has ... Read More

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6:05 - 6:30 PM IST

Simulation Driven Design and Development of Stealth Aircraft

Dr. Vijay Kumar Sutrakar - Head - Stealth Technologies Division, Aeronautical Development Establishment, DRDO

During this session, the usage of appropriate computational electromagnetic methods at different stages of aircraft design and development will be discussed in detail. Efficient usage of computational techniques combined with high-performance computing for solving electrically large-size aircraft problems will also be presented. Few test cases will also be presented, demonstrating various Altair tools that can be integrated together for solving different classes of problems including low observable material design, low observable antenna design, and multi physics-based optimization.

H RAJESH - ARAI
6:30 - 6:45 PM IST

Investigation of Vehicle Cable Harness for EMC performance using FEKO

Rajesh H - Deputy Manager, ARAI 

The Electric Vehicles (EV) or Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) has a bunch of electrical/electronic components and its operation give rise to complicated EMI/EMC issues. The Power Electronics Module (PEM), comprising of DC-DC convertor/invertor and Battery Management Unit (BMU), is driving the motor to propel the vehicle. “Battery Pack Module” powers these units through cables. The fast switching of these circuit elements present in the system leads to noise propagation through the cables. These noise signals

give rise to various Electromagnetic ... Read More

E-Mobility
Lars Fredriksson
5:00 - 5:55 PM

Accelerating the Design Process to Meet Next-Gen Electric Vehicle Demands

Dr. Lars Fredriksson - Vice President, Global Automotive Business, Altair

Sai ram Surya Chand Valeo
5:55 - 6:20 PM IST

BLAC Motor Design For E-bike Application

Vinothini Gurudevan - Deputy Manager - COE Simulation, Valeo India Pvt Ltd.
Sai Ram Surya Chand - Senior Engineer - COE Simulation, Valeo India Pvt Ltd.

E-Bike Motor is a BLAC motor designed in Valeo is a Prestigious indigenous development. The Motor Designed with Optimum efficiency with smarter elevations in the design, designed with Highly reliable material with help of a material database in the Flux software. This can sustain worse climatic conditions. The Motor was also designed according to packaging constraints without disturbing the electromagnetics, where we replicated the mechanical changes in the Flux 3D software and clearly saw the behaviors of the electromagnetic changes. ... Read More

BVN Madhu
Shivam-Bhatia
6:20 - 6:40 PM IST

Electric Motor Design through Simulation Driven approach

BVN Madhu – Co-Founder, Business Executive, Rizel Automotive Pvt Ltd.
Shivam Bhatia - Co-Founder, Product Development Executive, Rizel Automotive Pvt Ltd. 

This presentation is an overview of Rizel Automotive’s R&D journey towards developing an efficient and cost-effective Motor Platform with optimum characteristics for the automotive EV Space using Altair’s tools to solve electromagnetic, structural, NVH, and Thermal challenges and validate the Digital Designs and through Physical Testing.

All the way through the design process, Altair tools helped us in solving the complex problems which solve the core electric motor problems; like inductances calculation, cogging torque optimization, D axis conditioning, model analysis, ... Read More

6:40 - 6:50 PM IST

Role of Altair Simulation Technology in Vehicle Development at Simple Energy

Sandesh Kumawat - CAE Engineer, Simple Energy Pvt Ltd.

Simple Energy has partnered with Altair Engineering since 2020 to provide best-in-class solutions for Electric Vehicle development. FEA simulation reduces the development cost, prototyping time, and iteration, we can actually develop safer parts before manufacturing using Altair Suite of Solutions. Simulation such as drop test, shock test will pass the ARAI test compliance.

DAY 02 Friday, November 19
Main Stage
2:30 - 2:35 p.m. IST

Opening & Recap

Ajay Pandey, Marketing Manager India & GCC, Altair

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2:35 - 3:00 PM IST

Conformal Antenna Technologies for Fighter Aircrafts

Dr. N.N.S.S.R.K. PRASAD | Project Director (LCA AF MK1A) & Assoc. Tech Director (AV&WS) | Aeronautical Development Agency

This talk would give a brief account of the technologies involved and challenges that may be encountered in the design and development of conformal antennae for combat aircraft.

3:00 - 3:15 PM IST

AI & the future of product development

Nilesh R Tawde - VP New Business Development & Head of Material Engineering Centre-PETCHEM Division, Reliance Industries Ltd.

Ken Welch Altair
3:15 - 3:45 PM IST

Simulation at the Speed of Design

Ken Welch | Senior Vice President-Inspire, Altair

3:45 - 4:40 PM IST

Panel Discussion: Empowering Start-ups with a Sustainable Ecosystem

Ashok Chandavarkar – Director, Strategic Initiatives, Intel India
Poyni Bhat
– Chief Executive Officer, SINE (IIT-B)
Dr. Ashish Mohan –  Head, Technology, Design, R&D, Innovation IP, Entrepreneurship, CII
Maruthi Amardeep S V – Director, Vehicle Engineering, Skyroot
Nishant Kalbhor – Chief Engineer, TRESA | Head- Electrical’s and Electronics – Machani Robotics

 

4:40 - 5:00 PM IST

Networking Break

5:00 - 7:15 PM IST

Parallel Tracks

  • Structures
  • Fluid & Thermal
  • Bulk Material Simulation
  • Simulation-driven Design & Manufacturing
  • Academics & University
Structures
5:00 - 5:42 PM IST

Fast, Accurate, Scalable-Structural Solutions

Warren Dias - Director of Global OptiStruct Business Development, Altair

Loganathan
5:42 - 6:00 PM IST

Multi-scale material model for stiffness calculation of composite flexible Hose

Loganathan .E – Assistant General Manager – CAE, Product development, Ashok Leyland

For the passage of fluids through systems having relative motion between them, generally composite flexible hoses are used. These hoses are made up of woven fabric as fiber and flexible material as a matrix to have the required flexibility and structural strength. For the assembly level analysis of the system where these flexible hoses are used, incorporating the complex composite element in its entirety is not preferred to limit the problem complexity. In such cases, these flexible hoses are modelled ... Read More

6:00 - 6:20 PM IST

Automation of Denting and Oil-Canning simulations using OptiStruct Non-linear Solver’

Ranjit Babar - Deputy General Manager, Tata Motors
Akshay Patil - Senior Manager , Tata Motors

The dent resistance and oil canning behavior of automobile body panels such as door, roof panels, etc. are important criteria from a vehicle durability point of view. Dent resistance of automotive body panel is a key property to evaluate its ability to resist the dent and Oil canning is snapping or buckling of a panel due to external load. The virtual simulation for Denting and Oil Canning analysis involves activities like setting up the FE model, weak location identifications, non-linear ... Read More

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6:20 - 6:30 PM IST

Side Pole Impact Crash Simulation

Pradeep Raj - Manager | Praveen S - Technical Specialist, Continental

Side pole impact simulation based on FMVSS 214. ES2re dummy used, and injury evaluation done based on the regulation. The complete dummy articulation, belt routing, and seat deformation are done completely in Altair HyperCrash and Altair HyperMesh.

6:30 - 6:50 PM IST

A fast and robust unified solution to a nonlinear door sag problem having multiple contacts

Varun Chaudhari - Senior Lead Engineer CAE, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.

The door is one of the important systems in an automotive vehicle. During the design phase, it has to meet multiple performance & durability requirements for its design clearance. Door sag is one of the critical requirements which involves all the nonlinearities viz. contacts, material nonlinearity, and large displacements in some cases.

Due to the concurrent product development process, there are multiple factors driving the design of the door. Hence, it involves a large number of design iterations to meet ... Read More

Fluid & Thermal
Judith-Hill
5:00 - 5:20 PM IST

Altair’s CFD Portfolio & Industry Experience

Judith Hill - Global Director CFD, Altair

5:20 - 5:45 PM IST

CFD in the era of GPUs

Krishnan V - Application specialist CFD, Altair

Kedar-Tare
5:45 - 6:00 PM IST

Water Wading CFD simulation using Altair nanoFluidX

Kedar Tare - Deputy General Manager (CAE Digital Solutions Group), ERC, Tata Motors Pvt Ltd.

Usually in real-world driving experience vehicle has to go through clogged waters especially during the rainy season. Sometimes water depth in such a situation is high which can result in water getting waded into the passenger compartment as well as affecting powertrain components functioning leading to safety concerns. To address such issues during the early part of product development and take corrective actions in design and packaging, CAE simulation can be beneficial. One such tool which can execute the above ... Read More

Sagar-Rohankar
6:00 - 6:25 PM IST

Shape Optimization to reduce drag formation and improve thermal cooling for powertrain and battery using Altair AcuSolve

Sagar Rohankar - Senior Engineer CFD, Simple Energy Pvt Ltd. 

In modern Electric Vehicles, body panel design plays a huge role in thermal management for the Li-Ion battery and powertrain performance. Early-stage aerodynamic and thermal prediction is necessary for surface optimization of vehicle exterior. Well defined and controlled flow phenomena need to be achieved around the vehicle during A- surface development phase, to improve the ride performance and handling of the vehicle on the road In this phase, Altair CFD Thermal solver AcuSolve drastically reduced the time consumed for analysis ... Read More

Abdulgani-M
6:25 - 6:40 PM IST

Ultraviolette F77 – EV Bike Aerodynamics and Efficiency improvements with Altair CFD Solutions

Abdulgani M - Deputy Manager CFD, Ultraviolette Automotive Pvt Ltd.

The aerodynamics design of high-performance bikes plays a significant role in reducing the overall drag, increase in speed, and improving the range efficiency. To improve and sustain the performance of the EV, it is necessary to explore various factors such as aerodynamically streamlining the vehicle design, optimise frontal area, and cooling electronic components as well. Let’s learn how the research engineers at Ultraviolette Automotive have developed a sleek aerodynamic compliant design to optimize the vehicle performance and efficiency using Altair’s ... Read More

Discrete Element & Multi-Body Simulation
5:00 - 6:00 PM IST

Equipment and Process Design using Granular Material Simulation / Multi-Body Dynamics and System Simulations

David Curry - Vice President, EDEM Products, Altair
Jim Ryan - VP, Model-Based Systems Development, Altair

6:00 - 6:25 PM IST

A Dynamic Motion Analysis on Multi-axis Morphing Wing Technology for a VTOL-UAV using Motion Solver Simulations

Shanmugam P - Principal Scientist, NAL

Morphing technology, inspired by bird flight, enable an aircraft to adapt its shape to best suit for any flight condition thereby enhancing mission performance in terms of Endurance. The need for UAV’s are increasing day to day current societal and environmental applications. The aerodynamic characterization is critical and involved wing angular displacement in space. In this paper, we proposed on multi-axes morphing wing and a suitable gyroscopic-based robotic coupling system to improve aerodynamic efficiency. The MBS(Multi-Body System) and Rigid ... Read More

6:25 - 6:45 PM IST

Door operation Simulation & Performance Estimation

Sanjiv Mantri - Head Integration Interface, B&T, TATA Motors Pvt Ltd.
Amod Ranade - Principal Engineer, Mechanisms and Closures, TATA Motors Pvt Ltd.

The door closing feel is directly experienced by the customer and is typically treated as a subjective functional attribute.  Objective targets have also been identified and correlated with subjective feelings, even though the final sign-off happens based on subjective assessment.

Door Closing is a complex function involving multiple subsystems, their behavior & interface across parts.  This paper explains the approach for modelling all elements of the door system that affect the door closing opening effort at the door handle – ... Read More

6:45 - 7:00 PM IST

Grass Mower Modelling using EDEM Simulation

Dr. N Saravanan - Principal Engineer, Mahindra Research Valley

A lawnmower (also known as a mower, grass cutter or lawnmower) is a machine using one or more rotating blades to cut a grass surface to an even height. The mower rotates with several blades and has a linear velocity and its blades get the power from the Tractor PTO with varied Gear systems. The grass has a specific size, solid density, ground density and the grass is static on the ground and reaches 1 lakh grass fibers per m2. ... Read More

Simulation Driven Design & Manufacturing
5:00 - 5:55 PM IST

Challenging the Design Paradigm with Altair SimSolid

Girish Mudigonda - Product Manager, Altair

Description: There are many roadblocks companies face in adopting simulation-driven design methods, from lack of resources and simulation expertise, to model complexity and even perception that simulation is just not needed at the early stages of design. SimSolid has disrupted the product design status quo, offering accurate analysis insights with the speed and usability of a design tool. In this webinar, we explore the ways SimSolid empowers design decision-making through its proprietary mesh-free method, which works directly on the original ... Read More

5:55 - 6:11 PM IST

Reducing Tool Development time for deep drawn sheet metal components using simulation

Inderpreet Singh - Sr. Lead Manager, PENTAIR

Forming operates on the material science principle of plastic deformation where the physical shape of a material is permanently deformed. The defects like loosening of metal, wrinkles, the deformed shape can cause the failure of parts.​  There should be an alternate approach for addressing these issues before manufacturing an alternate approach should be fast, reliable, and user-friendly.​  Forming Limit Diagram should be Implemented ... Read More

6:11 - 6:25 PM IST

Developing defect free casting component using virtual validations for GDC

Mukesh Kumar – Manager VAVE, PENTAIR
Sourav Kumar - Lead Manager, PENTAIR

The filling and solidification process of molten metals are very complex in nature and the phenomenon of these process lead to casting defects.​  The defects like shrinkage cavity, porosity, cold shut, and sink, etc. should be identified, and at the same time, there should be a solution to overcome that prior to going for manufacturing.​  There should be an alternate approach for addressing these ... Read More

6:25 - 6:35 PM IST

Injection Molding Simulation for Connector Housing

Govindraj Tantri - Product Design Engineer - GES, Molex

The injection molding process is widely used in the mass production of identical parts. Numerical simulation of injection molding helps the Product engineers to verify if the designed part is determined for moldability and minimize defects at the concept stage of the product. Using Altair Manufacturing solver-Injection molding the Flow characteristics, Filling, Packing, Cooling, and warpage results of components are determined. Understanding these results, making required design changes improves the manufacturing efficiency and quality of the product.

6:35 - 6:55 PM IST

Meshless CAE Simulations in Automotive Manufacturing for PTO/VO load cases using Altair SIMSOLID

Praveen Kumar T - Lead Engineer, Ford

At Ford, the scope of CAE in vehicle development doesn’t end only with the design and simulation of products for the road loads. In addition, there are load cases related to machining, assembly & transportation during production from Vehicle & Power train manufacturing. Most of these loads are complex in nature because of load measurement, multiple load application points, non-linearity, and the dynamic nature of the load cases. In this paper, we will see how Altair SIMSOILD is instrumental in ... Read More

Academics & University
5:00 - 5:25 PM IST

Shift from classical engineering to data 'driven' engineering

Armin Veitl - Senior Director Global Academic Programs, Altair

Classical engineering education focuses on predictive analyses based on physical models and estimated parameters. The limits of this approach can be overcome by intensive use of data – either from parameter studies, real live monitoring, or tests.

The next generation of engineers will live this conversion of simulation and data in their professional life – and need to explore the benefits and limits now during their education. Student competitions provide the perfect environment to introduce this shift that Altair supports ... Read More

5:25 - 5:50 PM IST

Altair Academic initiatives – A corporate responsibility

Ramesha BS - Sr. Manager- Academic & Startup Initiatives, Altair

There is a need for the corporate sector to contribute to Academia, Academia to Embrace the Technological Disruption via curriculum, Students to enact and build competency in the technologies which are associated with Technological disruption. The presentation covers these areas and shares efforts and light in bridging the gap between Academic and Industry.

Dr. Ratna Kumar Annabattula
5:50 - 6:25 PM IST

Discrete Element Modelling and its Applications

Dr. Ratna Kumar Annabattula - Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras

Discrete Element Modelling (DEM) involves the simulation of the motion of a group of particles interacting through contacts under an external stimulus. In simple terms, the core idea of the method is to integrate the equation of motion describing Newton’s second law of motion (F=ma) to estimate the particle’s new position at each instance. Despite being a computationally simple procedure, it provides insights into the physical system across various science and engineering domains. With the advent of high-performance computing, DEM ... Read More

6:25 - 6:45 PM IST

Scaling the Infinite with Altair

Team Albatross - Regular Class Aero-Design Team from VIT, Vellore

On an international stage, confidence in your design is the bridge to success. Engineering principles have been cultivated to satisfy design requirements and help analyze more and more accurately.

For Team Albatross, as analysis of aircraft design holds crucial, Altair strikes to be the first choice. This integrated system houses major products such as Simlab, SImSolid, and Hypermesh which have helped us introduce new design validation analyses for the team. With Altair, we achieved greater computational power even on the ... Read More

6:45 - 7:15 PM IST

ADAS - Introduction from a SYSTEMS and ML perspective

Dr. Gayathri Ananthanarayanan - Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Dharwad

In an ADAS, high-performance CPUs are the central core for decision-making and other high-level system management. To enable various self-driving capabilities, highly powerful accelerators (DLA, GPUs etc) are used. In this talk, we will first focus on the various AI/ML-based ADAS tasks and the underlying hardware used to execute those tasks. The talk will also focus on the fault tolerance and robustness aspects of these systems. Finally, a brief discussion on how commercial software like Altair EMBED and KnowledgeStudio can ... Read More

DAY 01 Thursday, November 18
DAY 02 Friday, November 19
Main Stage
AI & ML In Simulation
Multi-physics & Systems Simulation
HyperWorks to Accelerate your Product Delivery
Electronics System Design
E-Mobility
Main Stage
Structures
Fluid & Thermal
Discrete Element & Multi-Body Simulation
Simulation Driven Design & Manufacturing
Academics & University
2:30 - 2:45 p.m. IST

Introduction and Welcome

Vishwanath Rao | Country Manager/Managing Director – India & GCC, Altair

2:45 - 3:05 p.m. IST

The Convergence of AI, Simulation, and HPC

James R. Scapa | Founder, Chairman, and CEO, Altair

Aashish Bhatia
3:05 - 3:25 p.m. IST

Technology Trends in Automotive Cockpit Development

Aashish Bhatia | Regional Vice President and General Manager, Visteon India

Uwe Schramm
3:25 - 3:55 p.m. IST

Path to Augmented Simulation

Dr. Uwe Schramm | Chief Technology Officer, Altair

3:55 - 4:58 PM

Panel Discussion: Driving Digital Transformation with Artificial Intelligence

Mahesh Babu – Chief Executive Officer of Switch India | Chief Operating Officer of Switch Global
Sanjeev Arora – CTO, JCB India Ltd.
Dr. Seema Chopra – Global Technical Leader – DA, Boeing
AV Maruti Sairam –  Scientist, Research Centre Imarat
Shiv Kumar – Head – Analytics | IT Data & Analytics, Schlumberger
Professor. V. Kamakoti – Associate Dean ICSR, Member NSAB, IIT Madras

4:58 - 5:00 p.m. IST

Networking Break

5:00 - 7:10 p.m IST

Parallel Tracks

  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Simulation
  • Multiphysics and Systems Simulation
  • HyperWorks to Accelerate your Product Delivery
  • Electronics System Design
  • e-Mobility
5:00 - 5:40 PM IST

AI-Powered Product Design

Fatma Kocer - VP, Engineering Data Science, Altair

5:40 - 6:00 PM IST

The Future of Design Exploration with AI-powered Design

Jonathan Ollar - Product Manager, EDS products, Altair
Olcay Met - Product Manager, Altair

Soundararajan S
6:00 - 6:20 PM IST

Applying Simulation driven Digital Twin technology to the 2-wheeler Electric Vehicles

Soundararajan S - Head Mechanical Engineering, Numeros Motors Pvt Ltd.

The shift from internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles to electric vehicles (EV) has provided an enormous opportunity and scope for smart electrical vehicles. The EV is a complex system involving integrated and interdisciplinary mechanical, electrical, and software aggregates. The exponential growth of smart control systems has brought forth several developments in the EV industry including Digital Twin technology. It enables close monitoring and validation of EV systems to operate at their highest efficiency to improve the economy and drive quality. ... Read More

Abhijit V. Nilangekar
6:20 - 6:40 PM IST

Enabling CAE Democratization using Data Analytics: A case study on ML based stress prediction model for Semi-float Axle-shaft

Abhijit V. Nilangekar - Section Manager-Analytical Engineering– AAM India Manufacturing Corp. Pvt. Ltd.

The use of Machine Learning (ML) in CAE is maturing rapidly. From an application standpoint, the gist of the process exists immensely in adept problem definition and efficient training dataset generation. The subject work is an effort to present a case study on developing an ML-based stress prediction model for a semi-float axle shaft of a truck rear axle.

The work discusses the limitations of shape optimization and traditional automation methods in generating parameterized FEA models. A detailed workflow is ... Read More

Livio Mariano
5:00 - 6:05 PM IST

Leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI) to produce Reduced-Order Models and design advanced controllers

Guna Krishna - Sr. VP, SimLab development, Altair
Livio Mariano - Director Math & Systems Solutions, Altair

Nowadays, many Machine Learning techniques able to identify dynamic models from data are taking hold. But can these approaches be used effectively starting from just a few simulations or tests ensuring at the same time good generalization property?

To tackle this need and others we have developed a novel approach, romAI.

This application combines AI and dynamic system theory to generate reusable real-time compliant dynamic models. These can be used as Reduced-Order Models (ROMs) to speed up system design and ... Read More

6:05 - 6:25 PM IST

Verification using Hardware-In-Loop (HiL)

Amit Agrahari - Architect – SW & Automation, Diagnostics X-Ray (DxR), Philips

With the advent of new technologies such as AI, IoT, our real-world systems are becoming more complex. Clubbed with the acceleration in business we need to come up with new products faster to market. This poses great challenges in the verification to find more defects early in the V-modelRead More

6:25 - 6:50 PM IST

Electromagnetic signature predictions for naval vessels using Altair tools

J Ramkumar- Surveyor, Research and Development, IRCLASS

Electromagnetic (EM) signatures are mostly exploited for naval ships in marine warfare. Accurate prediction of electromagnetic signature helps in optimizing the vessel design and avoiding threat of detection by enemy mines and radars. These signatures can be classified into low and high frequency. The low frequency signatures are mostly exploited by the underwater portion of the hull form whereas the high frequency signatures are exploited by the above water hull form.

The low frequency signatures like induced static magnetic signature ... Read More

6:50 - 7:10 PM IST

Rapid Development with Altair EMBED MBD for EV and Robotics

Nishant Kalbhor - Chief Engineer, TRESA

The development cycle of Model-Based designing using Altair EMBED for Precision Robotics and Electric Vehicles.
Problem-solving from SIL, PIL, and HIL can be done at a faster pace.
How Altair helps throughout the journey from prototype to production
Reduction in time to market with Altair

Michael Dambach
5:00 - 5:36 PM IST

Discover How HyperWorks Can Help Accelerate Your Product Delivery

Michael Dambach - Sr. Vice President, HyperWorks, Altair

Product usability and user experience play a key part in reducing model build times and delivering quality models. The next generation HyperWorks provides an easy-to-learn and use, effective workflows that leverage domain knowledge and increase team productivity. All the tools in the suite provide solution-specific workflows with a well-designed and discoverable user interface, fine-tuned for each user profile, and also consistent across all the products in the platform.

Join us to learn the new capabilities available for fast and accurate ... Read More

Akhil-Mehndiratt
Neha
5:36 - 5:50 PM IST

Powertrain modelling automation for improved efficiency

Akhil Mehndiratta - Dy. Manager, CAE Powertrain, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.
Neha - Engineer, CAE Powertrain, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.

With the increasing competition in the automotive industry, it is required for the automotive OEMs to provide newer and better products considering the reduced timelines. With changing demands of the customers, it is required for the OEM to reduce the overall product development lifecycle. CAE has always played a vital role by reducing the cost, time, and the number of proto tests. In order to handle a variety of new designs, the modeling time is the major challenge to perform ... Read More

5:50 - 6:15 PM IST

User-friendly solver conversion & CAE connection toolbox

Yatish Patil - Sr. CAE Engineer, Faurecia
Aishwarya Patange - Sr.CAE Engineer, Faurecia
Sachin Kamble - CAE Methodology Manager, Faurecia

CAE connection toolbox is a user-friendly & most efficient tool for creating & modifying connections in the CAE model using a connector-based approach. It also facilitates easy conversion of the CAE model from one solver to another solver thereby helping to achieve up to 40% of time-saving in CAE model preparation. This tool works with minimum user inputs and has been customized to create connections suitable to Faurecia Methodology. CAE Connection toolbox is developed in collaboration between Faurecia & Altair.

6:15 - 6:30 PM IST

Squeak & Rattle Analysis of Automotive Interior’s by using Altair’s SnR Director

Parag Kuwar - Senior CAE Analyst, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors
Sanjay Patole - Assistant Manager - CAE, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors
Pankaj Wankhede - Senior Manager - Engineering , Yanfeng Automotive Interiors

Squeak and rattle in the automotive industry term for the audible engineering challenges faced by all vehicle and component engineers. Minimizing Squeak and rattle is of paramount importance when designing vehicle components and whole vehicle assemblies.

Squeak is an undesirable sound that occurs when two surfaces interact under the stick-slip phenomenon, and friction-induced is caused by a relative motion between the surfaces. The frictional energy is stored in the contact surfaces and is released when it exceeds the kinetic friction; ... Read More

6:30 - 6:45 PM IST

Process Automation for Harmonic Fatigue Analysis

Ravikumar Mokashi - Sr. Technical Leader – Digital Solutions (CAE), Tata Motors Ltd.
Abhijit Chaudhari - Senior Manager - Digital Solutions (CAE), Tata Motors Ltd.
Vaijnath Dumane - Engineer - Design, Tata Motors Ltd.
Jaydeep Mahadeo Patil - Sr. Team Lead, Tata Motors Ltd.

During virtual validation of automotive sub-systems, vehicle aggregates that are subjected to deterministic vibration loading, the classical approaches (i.e. transient analysis) are computationally expensive. With the FEMFAT-Harmonic tool, this effort can be reduced considerably by switching to the frequency domain. This harmonic fatigue analysis process is complex, time-consuming, and repetitive, hence laborious and error-prone. This stimulates for automating the standard operating process of Harmonic Fatigue analysis.

This paper covers the development of GUI, which covers different activities like – Deck ... Read More

5:00 - 5:55 PM IST

New Simulation Solutions for Wireless Connectivity, EMC and Radar Electronics

Dr. Jordi Soler - VP Global Business Development, Electromagnetic & Electronic Solutions, Altair

Digitization and connectivity are two key technology and innovation factors impacting multiple industries, like aerospace, defense, automotive, and consumer electronics. Such factors come with important challenges. On one hand, organizations from such industries deal with diverse and wide portfolios of products, including in some cases different platforms like airplanes, drones, vehicles, and ships. On the other hand, electronic, communication, navigation, and radar systems are becoming more complex, considering also their costly testing and certification processes. In this scenario, electromagnetic simulation ... Read More

Addressing Electronic System Hardware Design Challenges

Sarmad Khemmoro - VP, Global Technical Business Development, Electronics, Altair

Electronics is in everything. Due to significant technology transformations, electronics is in every part of our lives, and it’s disrupting entire industries. The global growth in Electronic Systems is everywhere, from Autonomous Driving, electrification of vehicles, smart devices, smart factories, smart cities, and many more verticals, creating considerable challenges for system manufacturers in designing quality products with high reliability. Designing a reliable electronic system is essential for any electronic product.  The electronic system heat, vibration, EMI, and manufacturing issues are ... Read More

Ashutosh Kedar
5:55 - 6:05 PM IST

Wide Band Antenna Arrays Development for Defense Applications

Dr. Ashutosh Kedar - Scientist F, AAAU Group, (RAMD), LRDE 

Active phased array antennas or active electronically scanned antennas (AESA) have been a constant source of attraction for the last 4-5 decades. The technology has evolved vigorously with phenomenological research activities being carried out worldwide. AESA may be considered as a system of systems comprising of various systems/sub-systems within itself. Nowadays, AESA has even found its applications in commercial arenas like wireless communication due to the ever-growing demand for bandwidth, capacity, etc., with the advent of 5G technology. AESA has ... Read More

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6:05 - 6:30 PM IST

Simulation Driven Design and Development of Stealth Aircraft

Dr. Vijay Kumar Sutrakar - Head - Stealth Technologies Division, Aeronautical Development Establishment, DRDO

During this session, the usage of appropriate computational electromagnetic methods at different stages of aircraft design and development will be discussed in detail. Efficient usage of computational techniques combined with high-performance computing for solving electrically large-size aircraft problems will also be presented. Few test cases will also be presented, demonstrating various Altair tools that can be integrated together for solving different classes of problems including low observable material design, low observable antenna design, and multi physics-based optimization.

H RAJESH - ARAI
6:30 - 6:45 PM IST

Investigation of Vehicle Cable Harness for EMC performance using FEKO

Rajesh H - Deputy Manager, ARAI 

The Electric Vehicles (EV) or Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) has a bunch of electrical/electronic components and its operation give rise to complicated EMI/EMC issues. The Power Electronics Module (PEM), comprising of DC-DC convertor/invertor and Battery Management Unit (BMU), is driving the motor to propel the vehicle. “Battery Pack Module” powers these units through cables. The fast switching of these circuit elements present in the system leads to noise propagation through the cables. These noise signals

give rise to various Electromagnetic ... Read More

Lars Fredriksson
5:00 - 5:55 PM

Accelerating the Design Process to Meet Next-Gen Electric Vehicle Demands

Dr. Lars Fredriksson - Vice President, Global Automotive Business, Altair

Sai ram Surya Chand Valeo
5:55 - 6:20 PM IST

BLAC Motor Design For E-bike Application

Vinothini Gurudevan - Deputy Manager - COE Simulation, Valeo India Pvt Ltd.
Sai Ram Surya Chand - Senior Engineer - COE Simulation, Valeo India Pvt Ltd.

E-Bike Motor is a BLAC motor designed in Valeo is a Prestigious indigenous development. The Motor Designed with Optimum efficiency with smarter elevations in the design, designed with Highly reliable material with help of a material database in the Flux software. This can sustain worse climatic conditions. The Motor was also designed according to packaging constraints without disturbing the electromagnetics, where we replicated the mechanical changes in the Flux 3D software and clearly saw the behaviors of the electromagnetic changes. ... Read More

BVN Madhu
Shivam-Bhatia
6:20 - 6:40 PM IST

Electric Motor Design through Simulation Driven approach

BVN Madhu – Co-Founder, Business Executive, Rizel Automotive Pvt Ltd.
Shivam Bhatia - Co-Founder, Product Development Executive, Rizel Automotive Pvt Ltd. 

This presentation is an overview of Rizel Automotive’s R&D journey towards developing an efficient and cost-effective Motor Platform with optimum characteristics for the automotive EV Space using Altair’s tools to solve electromagnetic, structural, NVH, and Thermal challenges and validate the Digital Designs and through Physical Testing.

All the way through the design process, Altair tools helped us in solving the complex problems which solve the core electric motor problems; like inductances calculation, cogging torque optimization, D axis conditioning, model analysis, ... Read More

6:40 - 6:50 PM IST

Role of Altair Simulation Technology in Vehicle Development at Simple Energy

Sandesh Kumawat - CAE Engineer, Simple Energy Pvt Ltd.

Simple Energy has partnered with Altair Engineering since 2020 to provide best-in-class solutions for Electric Vehicle development. FEA simulation reduces the development cost, prototyping time, and iteration, we can actually develop safer parts before manufacturing using Altair Suite of Solutions. Simulation such as drop test, shock test will pass the ARAI test compliance.

2:30 - 2:35 p.m. IST

Opening & Recap

Ajay Pandey, Marketing Manager India & GCC, Altair

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2:35 - 3:00 PM IST

Conformal Antenna Technologies for Fighter Aircrafts

Dr. N.N.S.S.R.K. PRASAD | Project Director (LCA AF MK1A) & Assoc. Tech Director (AV&WS) | Aeronautical Development Agency

This talk would give a brief account of the technologies involved and challenges that may be encountered in the design and development of conformal antennae for combat aircraft.

3:00 - 3:15 PM IST

AI & the future of product development

Nilesh R Tawde - VP New Business Development & Head of Material Engineering Centre-PETCHEM Division, Reliance Industries Ltd.

Ken Welch Altair
3:15 - 3:45 PM IST

Simulation at the Speed of Design

Ken Welch | Senior Vice President-Inspire, Altair

3:45 - 4:40 PM IST

Panel Discussion: Empowering Start-ups with a Sustainable Ecosystem

Ashok Chandavarkar – Director, Strategic Initiatives, Intel India
Poyni Bhat
– Chief Executive Officer, SINE (IIT-B)
Dr. Ashish Mohan –  Head, Technology, Design, R&D, Innovation IP, Entrepreneurship, CII
Maruthi Amardeep S V – Director, Vehicle Engineering, Skyroot
Nishant Kalbhor – Chief Engineer, TRESA | Head- Electrical’s and Electronics – Machani Robotics

 

4:40 - 5:00 PM IST

Networking Break

5:00 - 7:15 PM IST

Parallel Tracks

  • Structures
  • Fluid & Thermal
  • Bulk Material Simulation
  • Simulation-driven Design & Manufacturing
  • Academics & University
5:00 - 5:42 PM IST

Fast, Accurate, Scalable-Structural Solutions

Warren Dias - Director of Global OptiStruct Business Development, Altair

Loganathan
5:42 - 6:00 PM IST

Multi-scale material model for stiffness calculation of composite flexible Hose

Loganathan .E – Assistant General Manager – CAE, Product development, Ashok Leyland

For the passage of fluids through systems having relative motion between them, generally composite flexible hoses are used. These hoses are made up of woven fabric as fiber and flexible material as a matrix to have the required flexibility and structural strength. For the assembly level analysis of the system where these flexible hoses are used, incorporating the complex composite element in its entirety is not preferred to limit the problem complexity. In such cases, these flexible hoses are modelled ... Read More

6:00 - 6:20 PM IST

Automation of Denting and Oil-Canning simulations using OptiStruct Non-linear Solver’

Ranjit Babar - Deputy General Manager, Tata Motors
Akshay Patil - Senior Manager , Tata Motors

The dent resistance and oil canning behavior of automobile body panels such as door, roof panels, etc. are important criteria from a vehicle durability point of view. Dent resistance of automotive body panel is a key property to evaluate its ability to resist the dent and Oil canning is snapping or buckling of a panel due to external load. The virtual simulation for Denting and Oil Canning analysis involves activities like setting up the FE model, weak location identifications, non-linear ... Read More

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6:20 - 6:30 PM IST

Side Pole Impact Crash Simulation

Pradeep Raj - Manager | Praveen S - Technical Specialist, Continental

Side pole impact simulation based on FMVSS 214. ES2re dummy used, and injury evaluation done based on the regulation. The complete dummy articulation, belt routing, and seat deformation are done completely in Altair HyperCrash and Altair HyperMesh.

6:30 - 6:50 PM IST

A fast and robust unified solution to a nonlinear door sag problem having multiple contacts

Varun Chaudhari - Senior Lead Engineer CAE, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.

The door is one of the important systems in an automotive vehicle. During the design phase, it has to meet multiple performance & durability requirements for its design clearance. Door sag is one of the critical requirements which involves all the nonlinearities viz. contacts, material nonlinearity, and large displacements in some cases.

Due to the concurrent product development process, there are multiple factors driving the design of the door. Hence, it involves a large number of design iterations to meet ... Read More

Judith-Hill
5:00 - 5:20 PM IST

Altair’s CFD Portfolio & Industry Experience

Judith Hill - Global Director CFD, Altair

5:20 - 5:45 PM IST

CFD in the era of GPUs

Krishnan V - Application specialist CFD, Altair

Kedar-Tare
5:45 - 6:00 PM IST

Water Wading CFD simulation using Altair nanoFluidX

Kedar Tare - Deputy General Manager (CAE Digital Solutions Group), ERC, Tata Motors Pvt Ltd.

Usually in real-world driving experience vehicle has to go through clogged waters especially during the rainy season. Sometimes water depth in such a situation is high which can result in water getting waded into the passenger compartment as well as affecting powertrain components functioning leading to safety concerns. To address such issues during the early part of product development and take corrective actions in design and packaging, CAE simulation can be beneficial. One such tool which can execute the above ... Read More

Sagar-Rohankar
6:00 - 6:25 PM IST

Shape Optimization to reduce drag formation and improve thermal cooling for powertrain and battery using Altair AcuSolve

Sagar Rohankar - Senior Engineer CFD, Simple Energy Pvt Ltd. 

In modern Electric Vehicles, body panel design plays a huge role in thermal management for the Li-Ion battery and powertrain performance. Early-stage aerodynamic and thermal prediction is necessary for surface optimization of vehicle exterior. Well defined and controlled flow phenomena need to be achieved around the vehicle during A- surface development phase, to improve the ride performance and handling of the vehicle on the road In this phase, Altair CFD Thermal solver AcuSolve drastically reduced the time consumed for analysis ... Read More

Abdulgani-M
6:25 - 6:40 PM IST

Ultraviolette F77 – EV Bike Aerodynamics and Efficiency improvements with Altair CFD Solutions

Abdulgani M - Deputy Manager CFD, Ultraviolette Automotive Pvt Ltd.

The aerodynamics design of high-performance bikes plays a significant role in reducing the overall drag, increase in speed, and improving the range efficiency. To improve and sustain the performance of the EV, it is necessary to explore various factors such as aerodynamically streamlining the vehicle design, optimise frontal area, and cooling electronic components as well. Let’s learn how the research engineers at Ultraviolette Automotive have developed a sleek aerodynamic compliant design to optimize the vehicle performance and efficiency using Altair’s ... Read More

5:00 - 6:00 PM IST

Equipment and Process Design using Granular Material Simulation / Multi-Body Dynamics and System Simulations

David Curry - Vice President, EDEM Products, Altair
Jim Ryan - VP, Model-Based Systems Development, Altair

6:00 - 6:25 PM IST

A Dynamic Motion Analysis on Multi-axis Morphing Wing Technology for a VTOL-UAV using Motion Solver Simulations

Shanmugam P - Principal Scientist, NAL

Morphing technology, inspired by bird flight, enable an aircraft to adapt its shape to best suit for any flight condition thereby enhancing mission performance in terms of Endurance. The need for UAV’s are increasing day to day current societal and environmental applications. The aerodynamic characterization is critical and involved wing angular displacement in space. In this paper, we proposed on multi-axes morphing wing and a suitable gyroscopic-based robotic coupling system to improve aerodynamic efficiency. The MBS(Multi-Body System) and Rigid ... Read More

6:25 - 6:45 PM IST

Door operation Simulation & Performance Estimation

Sanjiv Mantri - Head Integration Interface, B&T, TATA Motors Pvt Ltd.
Amod Ranade - Principal Engineer, Mechanisms and Closures, TATA Motors Pvt Ltd.

The door closing feel is directly experienced by the customer and is typically treated as a subjective functional attribute.  Objective targets have also been identified and correlated with subjective feelings, even though the final sign-off happens based on subjective assessment.

Door Closing is a complex function involving multiple subsystems, their behavior & interface across parts.  This paper explains the approach for modelling all elements of the door system that affect the door closing opening effort at the door handle – ... Read More

6:45 - 7:00 PM IST

Grass Mower Modelling using EDEM Simulation

Dr. N Saravanan - Principal Engineer, Mahindra Research Valley

A lawnmower (also known as a mower, grass cutter or lawnmower) is a machine using one or more rotating blades to cut a grass surface to an even height. The mower rotates with several blades and has a linear velocity and its blades get the power from the Tractor PTO with varied Gear systems. The grass has a specific size, solid density, ground density and the grass is static on the ground and reaches 1 lakh grass fibers per m2. ... Read More

5:00 - 5:55 PM IST

Challenging the Design Paradigm with Altair SimSolid

Girish Mudigonda - Product Manager, Altair

Description: There are many roadblocks companies face in adopting simulation-driven design methods, from lack of resources and simulation expertise, to model complexity and even perception that simulation is just not needed at the early stages of design. SimSolid has disrupted the product design status quo, offering accurate analysis insights with the speed and usability of a design tool. In this webinar, we explore the ways SimSolid empowers design decision-making through its proprietary mesh-free method, which works directly on the original ... Read More

5:55 - 6:11 PM IST

Reducing Tool Development time for deep drawn sheet metal components using simulation

Inderpreet Singh - Sr. Lead Manager, PENTAIR

Forming operates on the material science principle of plastic deformation where the physical shape of a material is permanently deformed. The defects like loosening of metal, wrinkles, the deformed shape can cause the failure of parts.​  There should be an alternate approach for addressing these issues before manufacturing an alternate approach should be fast, reliable, and user-friendly.​  Forming Limit Diagram should be Implemented ... Read More

6:11 - 6:25 PM IST

Developing defect free casting component using virtual validations for GDC

Mukesh Kumar – Manager VAVE, PENTAIR
Sourav Kumar - Lead Manager, PENTAIR

The filling and solidification process of molten metals are very complex in nature and the phenomenon of these process lead to casting defects.​  The defects like shrinkage cavity, porosity, cold shut, and sink, etc. should be identified, and at the same time, there should be a solution to overcome that prior to going for manufacturing.​  There should be an alternate approach for addressing these ... Read More

6:25 - 6:35 PM IST

Injection Molding Simulation for Connector Housing

Govindraj Tantri - Product Design Engineer - GES, Molex

The injection molding process is widely used in the mass production of identical parts. Numerical simulation of injection molding helps the Product engineers to verify if the designed part is determined for moldability and minimize defects at the concept stage of the product. Using Altair Manufacturing solver-Injection molding the Flow characteristics, Filling, Packing, Cooling, and warpage results of components are determined. Understanding these results, making required design changes improves the manufacturing efficiency and quality of the product.

6:35 - 6:55 PM IST

Meshless CAE Simulations in Automotive Manufacturing for PTO/VO load cases using Altair SIMSOLID

Praveen Kumar T - Lead Engineer, Ford

At Ford, the scope of CAE in vehicle development doesn’t end only with the design and simulation of products for the road loads. In addition, there are load cases related to machining, assembly & transportation during production from Vehicle & Power train manufacturing. Most of these loads are complex in nature because of load measurement, multiple load application points, non-linearity, and the dynamic nature of the load cases. In this paper, we will see how Altair SIMSOILD is instrumental in ... Read More

5:00 - 5:25 PM IST

Shift from classical engineering to data 'driven' engineering

Armin Veitl - Senior Director Global Academic Programs, Altair

Classical engineering education focuses on predictive analyses based on physical models and estimated parameters. The limits of this approach can be overcome by intensive use of data – either from parameter studies, real live monitoring, or tests.

The next generation of engineers will live this conversion of simulation and data in their professional life – and need to explore the benefits and limits now during their education. Student competitions provide the perfect environment to introduce this shift that Altair supports ... Read More

5:25 - 5:50 PM IST

Altair Academic initiatives – A corporate responsibility

Ramesha BS - Sr. Manager- Academic & Startup Initiatives, Altair

There is a need for the corporate sector to contribute to Academia, Academia to Embrace the Technological Disruption via curriculum, Students to enact and build competency in the technologies which are associated with Technological disruption. The presentation covers these areas and shares efforts and light in bridging the gap between Academic and Industry.

Dr. Ratna Kumar Annabattula
5:50 - 6:25 PM IST

Discrete Element Modelling and its Applications

Dr. Ratna Kumar Annabattula - Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras

Discrete Element Modelling (DEM) involves the simulation of the motion of a group of particles interacting through contacts under an external stimulus. In simple terms, the core idea of the method is to integrate the equation of motion describing Newton’s second law of motion (F=ma) to estimate the particle’s new position at each instance. Despite being a computationally simple procedure, it provides insights into the physical system across various science and engineering domains. With the advent of high-performance computing, DEM ... Read More

6:25 - 6:45 PM IST

Scaling the Infinite with Altair

Team Albatross - Regular Class Aero-Design Team from VIT, Vellore

On an international stage, confidence in your design is the bridge to success. Engineering principles have been cultivated to satisfy design requirements and help analyze more and more accurately.

For Team Albatross, as analysis of aircraft design holds crucial, Altair strikes to be the first choice. This integrated system houses major products such as Simlab, SImSolid, and Hypermesh which have helped us introduce new design validation analyses for the team. With Altair, we achieved greater computational power even on the ... Read More

6:45 - 7:15 PM IST

ADAS - Introduction from a SYSTEMS and ML perspective

Dr. Gayathri Ananthanarayanan - Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Dharwad

In an ADAS, high-performance CPUs are the central core for decision-making and other high-level system management. To enable various self-driving capabilities, highly powerful accelerators (DLA, GPUs etc) are used. In this talk, we will first focus on the various AI/ML-based ADAS tasks and the underlying hardware used to execute those tasks. The talk will also focus on the fault tolerance and robustness aspects of these systems. Finally, a brief discussion on how commercial software like Altair EMBED and KnowledgeStudio can ... Read More

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