The Krumbein Aerospace Structures Laboratory is headed by Prof. Haim Abramovich.
Capabilities: FE simulations NASTRAN ANSYS ABAQUS Design and Performance of Structural Tests Dynamic Loading Static Loading and buckling, Impact Loading Thermal Loading Vibrations Use of piezoelectric materials.
Equipment: 3 MTS loading machines: 100 kN, 250 kN and 500 kN Accelerometers Strain gages acquisition systems Piezoelectric actuators and sensors Oscilloscopes Bonding of strain gages Modal hammer system (NI).
Running Projects FP7:
- DAEDALOS: “Dynamics in Aircraft Engineering Design and Analysis for Light Optimized Structures”.
- DESICOS: “New Robust Design Guideline for Imperfection Sensitive Composite Launcher Structures”.
- PEASSS: “Piezoelectric Assisted Smart Satellite Structure”.