SIMED focuses its expertise on the analysis of structural integrity problems in engineering materials and structures. Multiphysics and multidisciplinary approaches are pursued to advance understanding of material behaviour and to solve engineering challenges related to damage tolerant design and design against failure.

Fatigue and Stress analysis of materials and structures

Assessment of fatigue life through stress/strain approaches using both analytical and numerical tools

Industry-oriented applications
Fundamental scientific research

Residual Stress evaluation and modelling

Comprehensive analysis of residual stress origin, evaluation, uncertainty, modelling and its effect on material structural performance

Material modelling in multi-physics simulations

Material constitutive laws determination and calibration for several mechanical phenomena

Fracture Mechanics

Advance understanding of crack propagation mechanisms in materials and structures

Multi-physics simulations

Modelling and coupling physical phenomena to assess materials properties and degradation/damage