Luca Lomazzi went from Politecnico di Milano to blast metal plates in the SIMLab Shock Tube Facility this winter. Upon leaving, he said, «I bring home loads of new experimental data. Plus, a new way of using Machine Learning».
What happens inside a material before it breaks and fails? How do deformations and cracks occur, and how do they propagate?
SFI CASA´s new information video captures how SFI CASA´s research revolves around improving physical security.
Guri Lillehaug and Marte Vestermo Nesje study «Combined impact and blast loading on concrete plates».
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.
Civil infrastructure security is of central interest to SFI CASA and several of the partners. No wonder, then, that experts move from one partner to another from time to time.
Thanks to fresh funds from the Ministry of Justice and Public Security and from NTNU, SFI CASA is able to step up its work on civil infrastructure security. 1 December marked Vegard Aune’s first day as Associate Professor on the topic.
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.