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».
Some people have been busy blowing up composites for aircraft structures in the SIMLab Shock Tube Facility lately. Their urge to destroy may make your future flights safer.
Politicians from the Labour Party got a tour and several live demos on how SIMLab works with physical security.
Miguel Costas Appointed as Associate professor at SIMLab. Thus, the group strengthens its activities within the design and modelling of aluminium structures.
New PhD candidate: When the chance came, Øystein Eirik Kvist Jacobsen happily accepted the offer of a doctorate at CASA. Here is a brief presentation on what will keep him busy for the next few years.
Heavy storms can cause steep and violent waves slamming into platforms and offshore wind turbines.
SIMLab’s Rene Kaufmann measures the pressure and deformations from such massive loads – to improve safety at sea.
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.
What happens inside a material before it breaks and fails? How do deformations and cracks occur, and how do they propagate?
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.
For the first time, 3D printed maraging steel has been studied under ballistic penetration.
The 12th European LS-DYNA Conference in Koblenz is said to be a big success. Eight SIMLab and SFI CASA people took the opportunity to present their work.
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.
Recruitment is a never-ending story. A Master´s thesis at SIMLab means a lot of destruction. Watch the video.
Petter Holmström’s fresh PhD thesis brings good news to every industry which moulds fibre-reinforced thermoplastics for withstanding extreme loads.
Representatives from SFI CASA and partner Multiconsult recently paid a visit to MX3D, a small Dutch company specializing in the 3D printing of large steel structures.