Welcome to the Clément Ader Institute (ICA, CNRS UMR 5312) website.
ICA isa research laboratorythat focuses onthe study of structures, systems andmechanical processes. Our researchactivities are intimately linked to thoseinthe engineering industry. A special attention is paidtoprojects in the fieldsof aeronautics, space, transportationand energy. Ourwork focusesgenerallyonbehavior modeling, instrumentationand study ofthe durability of structuresor products.An important partof our researchfocuses oncomposite materials,which is now widely used in structures.