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Research

  • Particle Finite Element Method (PFEM) for multidisciplinary coupled problems in engineering. (PIs: A. Franci and E. Oñate.)
    • Applications to the modelling and simulation of environmental problems accounting for fluid-soil-structure interaction
  • Finite element methods (FEM) for nonlinear analysis of solids and structures with standard and composite materials. (PIs: X. Martinez, F. Rastellini and E. Oñate.)
    • Applications in the building and construction sector and the transport sector.
  • Innovative interface elements for modelling discontinuities in solids. (PI: I. de Pouplana.)
    • Applications to the flow in fractured porous media and delamination of composites.
  • Particle Finite Element Method (PFEM) for multidisciplinary problems in solid mechanics. (PIs: J. M. Carbonell. and E. Oñate.)
    • Applications to the modelling and simulation of machining and blanking processes in the manufacturing industry.
  • Coupling of DEM, FEM and PFEM procedures. (PIs: M. A. Celigueta, G. Casas and I. de Pouplana.)
    • Applications to problems in ground excavation and tunnelling processes and the oil and gas industry.
  • Innovative fatigue models accounting for coupled damage and plasticity effects for analysis of structures under high, medium and low cycling loads with the FEM. (PIs: L. Barbu and E. Oñate.)
    • Applications to fatigue life prediction of metallic components and structures in the automotive industry and concrete structures in the building and construction sector.
  • Modelling and simulation of the melting and burning of objects in fire. (PIs: J. Marti and E. Oñate.)
    • Applications to the analysis and design of fire retardant polymers.
  • Particle-based methods for analysis of particulate flows.(PIs: S. Idelsohn, E. Oñate. and G. Casas.)
    • Applications to the modelling and simulation of suspended particles in fluids.
  • Numerical methods for accurate and fast solution of problems in continuum and structural mechanics. (PIs: E. Oñate and I. de Pouplana.)