Professor Marysilvia Costa from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil recently visited SIMLab. She was accompanied by research colleagues Aynor Ariza and Geovanio Lima.
An SFI that doesn’t help industry isn’t an SFI; a simple fact and a real challenge. That’s why CASA has established an Industrial Reference Group. At the helm: Audi’s Arjan Strating.
How do you find the path to optimal solutions? You ask. In SFI CASA’s technical meeting 1-3 March, the partners will see their own answers to questions on the programmes Industrial Implementation and Structural Joints.
Bullet proof windows don’t help much if the whole building comes down on you: Obvious? Sure, and one of the classic dilemmas facing the people who plan the new government headquarters in Oslo.
SFI CASA Professors Odd Sture Hopperstad, Tore Børvik and colleagues have just received a 30 million NOK Toppforsk grant to investigate new ways of designing aluminium structures against failure.
Pure aluminium is a very soft metal, not suitable for any kind of structural use. To make it stronger, some kind of alloying elements are always used.
Stainless steel is expensive. What if you could get the same user qualities more cheaply by combining a stainless surface with a conventional steel substrate using a surface modification technique? David Embury shares a peek into a new world of hybrid and architectured materials.
Potentially, a hundred years of student labour is available to the partners in SFI CASA at NTNU. Toyota has caught the essence. They’ve got help twice already.