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Inspire 2019 Introduction

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.

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Inspire Cast 2019 Introduction

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.

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Inspire Form 2019 Introduction

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.

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Evolve Introduction v2016

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.

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Inspire 2017 Introduction

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.

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SimLab sT Software Overview

Overview of SimLab sT key capabilities like CAD import, automatic meshing, robust analysis and interactive results

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SimLab sT from CAD Concept to Optimized Structures

Automatically generate the best possible mesh, define manufacturing constraints and easily evaluate results.

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SimLab sT Vibro-Acoustic Analysis

Fully automated process. Create the ideal mesh for acoustic analysis, obtain electromagnetic excitation and instantly calculate acoustic noise.

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SimLab sT for Computational Fluid Dynamics

Process-driven setup, capture complex phenomena and investigate fluid flows interactively.

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SimLab sT: Results Accuracy

Local refinements to increase accuracy.

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Getting Started - Inspire Cast

A course to help users get started using Inspire Cast including an interface tour and workflow training/videos.

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Signal Processing

Remove noise from signal data using in-built functions with Altair Compose

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CAE Test Data

Import various types of CAE or test data for visualization and/or manipulation in Altair Compose

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Curve Fitting

Fit an optimized curve through imported test data with Altair Compose

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Altair Embed™ & CCS Software Installation

Step by step instructions to install the Texas Instruments Code Composer Studio, Uniflash and Altair Embed™ software on your computer.

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Plot Types

2D and 3D plots in Altair Compose - plot, scatter, plot3, surf, contour, contour3, waterfall, polar, semilog, loglog, area, bar

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Operators

Operators in Altair Compose - Matrix multiplication, division, transpose, power; relational and logical operations; bitwise operations; set operations

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Basic Plot Commands

Basic plot commands in Altair Compose - plot, subplot, grid and linewidth.

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Defining Functions

Defining Functions in Altair Compose - variable length argument lists; use of nargin, nargout, varargin, global, and feval

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Data Types

Data Types in Altair Compose - Complex, Double, Strings, Structures, Cell Arrays

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Inspire Extrude Metal Workflow - Step 1

Step 1: Load Orientation

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Inspire Extrude Metal Workflow - Step 2

Step 2: Extract Bearing

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Inspire Extrude Metal Workflow - Step 3

Step 3: Create Billet and Material Selection

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Inspire Extrude Metal Workflow - Step 4

Step 4: Perform Extrusion Simulation

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Inspire Extrude Metal Workflow - Step 5

Step 5: Analyze Results

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Inspire Extrude Polymer Workflow - Step 1

Step 1: Import Load and Extract Volumes

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Inspire Extrude Polymer Workflow - Step 2

Step 2: Material Selection and Organizing Layers

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Inspire Extrude Polymer Workflow - Step 3

Step 3: Process Data and Run Analysis

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Inspire Extrude Polymer Workflow - Step 4

Step 4: Run Post Processing

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Inspire 2018 Self Paced Training

The purpose of this self paced course is to introduce running optimizations with the Inspire environment.

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Creating/running scripts

Introduction to creating and running scripts

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Debugging

Tools for evaluating and debugging scripts

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Activate e-Mobility Series

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.

Fuel economy simulations
Activate model of a series-parallel hybrid electric vehicle powertrain to evaluate fuel economy and system performance.

Increasing fidelity of vehicle dynamics models
Activate models of a series-parallel hybrid electric vehicle powertrain coupled with CarSim via the Functional Mock-up Interface.

Increasing fidelity of electric engine models
Comparison of 3 different engine models for an HEV vehicle: Park equations, full 3D Flux model, table method; later one generated by Flux2D.

PMSM simple speed control
Activate model of a permanent magnet synchronous motor (PMSM) with vector control for speed or torque.

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Arduino Series: Dimming an LED in Less than One Minute

Demonstration of rapid development with Altair Embed

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Arduino Series: Blinking the Arduino LED

First steps in programming an Arduino

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Getting Started - Compose Interface Tour

Introduction to File Menu, Evaluate Toolbar, Command Window, File/Variable/Project Browser, Property Editor, Help and Tutorials.

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CAE Engineers - Get more productive using Altair Compose

This is where Altair Compose can help enable you to efficiently perform numerical computations, develop algorithms, analyze & visualize various types of data.

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Inspire Extrude Metal 2017.3 Help and Tutorials

Explore help and tutorial resources to learn how to navigate through Inspire Extrude Metal and its features and tools.

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Motor Identification for InstaSPIN™ Field Oriented Control Hardware in the Loop

InstaSPIN: Motor Control solution from Texas Instruments

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Field Oriented Control Simulation

Short introduction to the theory of closed loop field oriented control of a PMSM.

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Field Oriented Control Hardware in the Loop

Hardware Used: TI LaunchXL-F28069M, BoostXL-DRV8301, Teknic M2310

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Sensorless Field Oriented Control Hardware in the Loop

Employing TI's FAST (Flux, Angle, Speed, and Torque) observer

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PMSM Series - Overview

Introduction of Prof. Duco Pulle and overview of the lab examples

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PMSM Open Loop Voltage Control Simulation

Short introduction to the theory of open loop voltage control of a PMSM

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Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor Control Series

Prof. Duco Pulle walks through his lab examples of controlling PMSMs covering voltage, current and field oriented controls (latter one with and without sensors).

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PMSM Open Loop Voltage Control Hardware in the Loop

Hardware Used: TI LaunchXL-F28069M, BoostXL-DRV8301, Teknic M2310

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PMSM Open Loop Current Control Simulation

Short introduction to the theory of open loop current control of a PMSM

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PMSM Open Loop Current Control Hardware in the Loop

Hardware Used: TI LaunchXL-F28069M, BoostXL-DRV8301, Teknic M2310

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Altair Activate and XLDyn Integration

XLSE’s easy to use interface and project view capability is ideal for managers and teams to keep abreast of project status.

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Inspire Extrude 2017 Training Manual

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.

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Modeling a Shower Gel Bottle in solidThinking Evolve - Part 1

A quick walkthrough using solidThinking Evolve to design and render a shower gel bottle.

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Modeling a Shower Gel Bottle in solidThinking Evolve - Part 2

Part 2 of a quick walkthrough using solidThinking Evolve to design and render a shower gel bottle.

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Evolve Self Paced Training

This course contains a set of modules to help familiarize you with basics of using Evolve.

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‪solidThinking Evolve ‬Tips‪ & T‬ricks‪: Applying Textures and Materials

Darren describes techniques for applying textures and materials to the individual surfaces of an object.

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‪solidThinking Inspire ‬Tips‪ & T‬ricks‪: Optimization Guidelines‬

Tony Gray provides some simple guidelines for setting up an optimization, including the use of design and non-design spaces.

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‪solidThinking ‬Evolve ‪Tips & Tricks‬:‪ Importing Reference Images‬

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.

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Evolve ‪Tips & Tricks: Keyboard Shortcuts‬

Keyboard shortcuts can help you be more efficient when using Evolve. Here are some shortcuts that can save you time today.

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‪solidThinking Evolve Tips & Tricks‬:‪ Rendering Basics‬

Learn about basic rendering setup, the standard workflow when using the Shading Manager, and using preset scenes.

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‪solidThinking Evolve Tips & Tricks‬:‪ Exporting for 3D Printing‬

Darren Chilton discusses the best methods for exporting models as polygonal data in either .stl or .obj file formats.

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‪solidThinking Evolve Tips & Tricks‬:‪ Render Q‬

Learn how to use RenderQ to process batch renderings, including batch rendering setup for images and animations.

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‪solidThinking Evolve‬ ‪Tips and Tricks‬:‪ Surface Modeling Techniques‬

Start with sketch modeling and learn how to progressively refine your model.

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‪solidThinking‬ ‪Inspire Tips & Tricks: Sketch Tools and Boolean Operations‬

See how to use Inspire's sketch and Boolean tools to split a single part into an assembly.

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‪solidThinking Evolve‬ ‪Tips and Tricks: Pixel Mapping‬

Darren explains techniques for using 2D images to create 3D geometry such as embossed logos and textures on a model.

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SolidThinking ‪Evolve Tips and Tricks: Animation Basics‬

Animation in Evolve is based on a simple but powerful technique called keyframing. In this video, Darren explains how keyframing works.

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Inspire 2018 Help and Tutorials - Windows

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.

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Inspire 2017 Help and Tutorials - Mac

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.

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Evolve 2017.3 Help and Tutorials - Windows

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.

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Evolve 2017.3 Help and Tutorials - Mac

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.

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Getting Started - Inspire Structures

A course to help users get started using Inspire Structures including an interface tour and workflow training/videos.

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