Harold Thomas

Vice President, Business Development at Altair Dr. Thomas is in charge of the determining the product development direction of Altair’s solver product OptiStruct.Dr. Thomas interacts with customers around the world to envision market directions and software trends, and then works with the Altair software development teams to implement important capabilities. In addition, he frequently gives talks on conferences and technical events to promote Altair’s solver technology. Dr. Thomas has been working in the areas of Structural Optimization, Finite Element Analysis, and Computational Fluid Dynamics for more than 25 years. He studied Mechanical Engineering at the Columbia University in New York City and received his Ph.D. in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA).His Ph.D. dissertation is entitled Improved Approximations for Simultaneous Structural and Control System Synthesis.Besides a number of refereed journal papers, Dr. Thomas has over 40 conference papers and has been on the organizing committee of many AIAA and Altair Engineering conferences.He is an Associate Fellow in the AIAA.

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Thought Leader Thursday: 有限要素解析で高精度の結果を得るために必要な4つのこと

Posted by Harold Thomas on 2018/07/18 19:00:00

*本記事は、米国本社のブログ『Innovation Intelligence』の投稿文を翻訳したものです。
*『Thought Leader Thursday』は、Altairの各分野のリーダーが木曜日に『Innovation Intelligence』に投稿している、記事シリーズです。

コンピュータについてよく言われる言葉として、「ゴミを入れればゴミが出てくる」というものがある。これは有限要素解析(FEA)を実施する時には間違いなくこの通りである。ここでは、読者のFEA結果が何かしらの意味を持つための方法について説明する。

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