TROY, Mich., Oct. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Altair today announced that Fieldscale PC has joined the Altair Partner Alliance (APA) with its electromagnetic simulation software, Charge. The software specializes in electrostatic simulations, also known as electric field simulations.
"We are very proud to join the Altair Partner Alliance," said Yiorgos Bontzios, CEO of Fieldscale. "Fieldscale's next generation simulation software will empower engineers to design more efficient products in less time, becoming a necessary tool for any result-driven electric hardware company. Altair will be a powerful ally in this direction and together, we will enable engineers to run impossible simulations."
Charge enables engineers to analyze the electric field of an entire model without compromising to unrealistic simplifications, allowing them to simulate problems that were previously unsolvable. Based on the reliable Boundary Element Method, Charge accurately computes the electric potential and field distribution for complex structures. It breaks down the simulation process to five steps within a simple-to-use environment, leading to increased productivity and efficiency. Its parallelized algorithms deliver the results of an overnight process in minutes.
"We welcome Charge from Fieldscale into the APA," said Dr. Ulrich Jakobus, Vice President – Electromagnetic Solutions of Altair. "This tool is as an accurate, efficient and highly-parallelized solver for electrostatic applications, complementing Altair's high frequency electromagnetic offering FEKO."
In the energy industry, Charge enables engineers to design high-voltage equipment including electrodes, switchgears, bushings and insulators. It also satisfies safety standards by testing electrical breakdown and spark-over, preventing damage to equipment. In addition, Charge helps engineers design better and more efficient Lightning Protection Systems to protect buildings, aircrafts, wind turbine farms and more.
About the Altair Partner Alliance
Altair's HyperWorks platform applies a revolutionary subscription-based licensing model in which customers use floating licenses to access a broad suite of Altair-developed, as well as third-party, software applications on demand. The Altair Partner Alliance effectively extends the HyperWorks Platform from more than 20 internally developed solutions to upwards of 60 applications with the addition of new partner applications. Customers can invoke these third-party applications at no incremental cost using their existing HyperWorks licenses. Customers benefit from unmatched flexibility and access, resulting in maximum software utilization, productivity and ROI. For more information about the Altair Partner Alliance, visit www.altairalliance.com.
About Fieldscale PC
Fieldscale offers state-of-the-art simulation software, for electric design and analysis, built from ground-up to support the constantly growing demands of engineers for accuracy and efficiency. Its cutting-edge algorithms are integrated within a simple, intuitive user environment to support the effortless design of great products. Fieldscale solvers expand the boundaries of electric simulation as we know them today, enabling impossible simulations. Find out more at www.fieldscale.com.
Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance. Privately held with more than 2,600 employees, Altair is headquartered in Troy, Michigan, USA and operates more than 45 offices throughout 24 countries. Today, Altair serves more than 5,000 corporate clients across broad industry segments. To learn more, please visit www.altair.com.
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