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.
The truck pulled up by the concrete lab early one morning and dumped the grey mass into forms and wheelbarrows. As you can see in this time-lapse video*, it kept students and staff very busy getting the moulding done.
A short time before scheduled laboratory tests for their Master’s theses, 4 students working with steel structures at SIMLab had to leave campus because of Covid-19. Now, two months later, NTNU is cautiously reopening and allowing them back in the lab to complete their experiments.
12 March: Status report on how the coronavirus affects people and activities at SFI CASA.
Neither students nor staff should stay in NTNU’s buildings, due to the extraordinary coronavirus situation.
18 students are now set out to work on master´s theses at SIMLab and SFI CASA. See the full list of this spring´s names and topics.
MSc students Magnus Pjaaka Torp and Håkon Frydenberg study polymeric coated pipelines and their ability to withstand sudden impact.
Guri Lillehaug and Marte Vestermo Nesje study «Combined impact and blast loading on concrete plates».