CASA’s experts on ballistic impact and their fellow researchers at partner Norwegian Defence Estates Agency investigate the ballistic perforation resistance of concrete slabs. Watch Martin Kristoffersen´s presentation on YouTube.
SIMLab is part of Statsbygg’s innovation project on developing a new type of movable vehicle security barriers. The barriers will protect the new Government Building Complex in Norway.
Andria Antoniou was to leave Grenoble to start working as a postdoc at SFI CASA on 16 March, but Covid-19 locked her up in France.
If SFI CASA´s partners were asked to make a wish-list, some of them might put a validated material model for concrete on top.
National Public Radio (NPR) and BBC World Radio recently visited SFI CASA´s Shock Tube Facility.
Early in November a large delegation from China paid a visit to the Gas Gun and Shock Tube facilities.
A submerged, floating tunnel in the Sognefjord on Norway’s west coast will withstand powerful explosions. Tests in SIMLab’s shock tube at NTNU show concrete to be tougher than assumed.