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Altair® HyperWorks® 2023

The One and Only Best-In-Class Design and Simulation Platform

The new Altair® HyperWorks® 2023 software release is here! Altair HyperWorks 2023 is the most powerful and versatile open design and simulation platform available, empowering engineers with a comprehensive suite of CAE software for a wide range of industries. By harnessing the power of computational science, high-performance computing (HPC), and artificial intelligence (AI), Altair HyperWorks 2023 introduces a brand new user experience, blazing-fast speeds, an open and programmable architecture, and AI-powered workflows. Altair HyperWorks 2023 also brings new features and enhancements across disciplines, including fluids and thermal, architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC), materials, systems modeling, discrete element modeling, electronic system design, electromagnetics, multiphysics, multibody dynamics, structural analysis, and simulation-driven design for manufacturing.


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Transform Your CAE Simulation and Design Workflow

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Reimagine Product Design

With a reinvented user-centric and modular interface that emphasizes unparalleled interoperability – enhanced by AI-powered workflows and blazing-fast speeds – Altair HyperWorks 2023 gives engineers the ability to explore more design options and make faster, informed decisions in a seamless, integrated CAE simulation environment. Intelligent adaptive management of modeling entities boosts graphics performance, enabling seamless multitasking on assemblies while focusing on intricate sub-assembly details. Leveraging HPC environments supports complex large-scale simulations, fostering deeper analytics and global collaboration.

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Accelerate Innovation

Altair HyperWorks 2023 helps users bring products to market faster with an open and programmable CAE software platform. It offers the flexibility and scalability to personalize workflows, integrate with third-party software, and boost productivity via automation. Utilize Python APIs and enjoy seamless integration with PDM systems and solvers in a variety of disciplines, including computational fluid dynamics (CFD), multibody dynamics (MBD), electromagnetics (EMAG), and electronic design automation (EDA).

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Embrace AI

Altair HyperWorks 2023 puts AI-powered simulation and generative design CAE software in the hands of all engineers, guiding engineers through AI-augmented workflows to automate complex tasks, identify data trends, and make more accurate predictions. With Altair HyperWorks 2023, users can create custom AI models from previous models and reduced-order models for optimized system CAE simulations.

Altair HyperWorks 2023 Highlights: Innovating with Every Release


A New CAE Simulation and Design Experience

Altair® HyperMesh® has been redesigned with a user-centric approach, offering an intuitive interface that redefines CAE software design processes across industries with unmatched pre- and post-processing capabilities for finite element (FE) modeling. Powered by AI-augmented modeling and visualization tools, next-gen design and optimization workflows, and featuring an open and programmable user-friendly interface, HyperMesh empowers users to effortlessly manage large and complex models, unveil critical insights, optimize designs, and foster innovation.


Reimagining CFD Design and Precision

HyperMesh CFD streamlines CFD modeling workflows in a unified, user-friendly environment that boasts geometric modeling tools, CAD Wrapper enhancements, and design exploration with integrated morphing technologies for process automation; notably introducing an end-to-end workflow for external fluid flow and greenhouse noise issues through advanced aerodynamics and fan noise simulations.


Integrated Multiphysics for EDA

Altair® SimLab® revolutionizes electrified product development, standing as an integrated multiphysics CAE simulation solution for EDA. By unifying diverse workflows under a single umbrella and introducing a range of advanced analysis and simulation tools, SimLab 2023 delivers EDA efficiency and precision.


Secure, Centralized Simulation Process and Data Management

Altair Simulation Cloud Suite serves as a gateway to secure, centralized simulation process and data management. Seamlessly integrated with existing ecosystems, SCS enhances collaboration, data organization, and informed decision-making.


One Total Twin Solution

Altair® Twin Activate®, the foundation of Altair's digital twin solution, provides an open and flexible platform that enables whole system CAE simulation with real-time digital twin deployment through any product lifecycle stage.


Redefining CAD-to-Simulation

Altair® SimSolid® streamlines the transition from CAD to simulation, setting a new benchmark for fast and accurate structural analysis on large and complex assemblies without the need for geometry prep or meshing. This cutting-edge software delivers results in seconds to minutes, achieving speeds up to 25x faster and facilitating simultaneous evaluation of design scenarios. Additionally, Altair SimSolid offers a cloud-enabled alternative, eliminating the need for infrastructure investments or costly GPUs.


Implicit Modeling Meets Design Innovation

Altair® Inspire™ delivers a one-click implicit modeling solution, optimizing lattice structure designs for lightweight objectives. Experience rapid design iterations and achieve peak performance. Additionally, a new high-performance GPU-powered rendering engine elevates graphical representations, bringing designs to life.

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Altair HyperWorks 2023 Product Releases and Updates



Discrete Element Modeling & Multibody Dynamics


Simulation Driven Design for Manufacturing

Structural Analysis & Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC)

Systems Modeling

Visit the Altair Community for additional details on what's new for each product included in the new software release.