RESEARCH LINES

AMADE has nearly two decades of experience in the study, characterisation and analysis of the mechanical behaviour of advanced materials and structures.

COMPOSITES

Understanding the mechanical behaviour and fracture of composite materials and developing robust and reliable numerical models for an improved structural design.

STRUCTURES

Study of structural design with advanced materials.

OUR SERVICES

testing-lab

Composite testing lab

Highly capable composites testing laboratory based in Girona’s technology park.

composites

CHARACTERISATION TESTS

Standard and state-of-the-art material characterisation tests.

SEM_fracture

Non-Destructive Inspection lab

Inspection of microstructure and surface and internal defects

simulation

Simulations

Development of numerical models for the analysis of advanced materials.

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN MECHANICS OF MATERIALS & STRUCTURES

The knowledge adquired in our AMADE research team is transferred to the Official Master’s degree of the European Higher Education Area: Master of Science in Mechanics of Materials and Structures (MMS) at the University of Girona

LATEST NEWS

  • We are glad to announce that yesterday we had the visit of Professor Lars Berglund from KTH ROYAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (Sweden) in UdG! Professor Lars gave us a nice presentation entitled: ”Composite materials from nanocellulose – are nanoco

  • We are glad to announce the visit of Professor Pedro Camanho (University of Porto) for tomorrow 24th January 2017. At 16h, in classroom PII-09, he will give a talk entitled: “Analysis models for polymer composites across different length scales

  • The program Orbita Laika in the Spanish television TV2 visits the subterranean Laboratory Canfranc in Huesca, Spain, in which the experiment NEXT (Neutrino Experiment with a Xenon TPC) is being completed. AMADE investigators Dr. Lluis Ripoll and Sr.

  • AMADE has strengthened the lab capabilities in recent years thanks to funding from MINECO and FEDER to purchase high and low temperature hydraulic grips. The grips were first installed in 2014 in 250 kN hydraulic machine and they have allowed tensile