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ICA is a research laboratory that focuses on the study of structuressystems and mechanical processesOur research activities are intimately linked to those in the engineering industry. A special attention is paid to projects in the fields of aeronauticsspacetransportation and energyOur work focuses generally on behavior modelinginstrumentation and study of the durability of structures or products. An important part of our research focuses on composite materials, which is now widely used in structures.

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Last published articles T. Li, S. Seguy and A. Berlioz. Dynamics of cubic and vibro-impact nonlinear energy sink: analytical, numerical and experimental analysis. Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, Transactions of the ASME. 138(3)031010-9. 2016 [DOI]
R. D'elia, G. Bernhart, J. Hijlkema and T. Cutard. Experimental analysis of SiC-based refractory concrete in hybrid rocket nozzles. Acta Astronautica. 126, 168-177. 2016 [DOI]
R. Bouclier, J.-C. Passieux and M. Salaün. Development of a new, more regular, mortar method for the coupling of NURBS subdomains within a NURBS patch: Application to a non-intrusive local enrichment of NURBS patches. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. , . 2017 [DOI]
Open positions PhD: Etude et optimisation du perçage orbital robotisé pour l’assemblage de structures aéronautiques. Contact: Yann Landon. (more infos)
Temporary jobs: Ingénieur de recherche pour l'étude de dégradations de matériaux métalliques. Contact: Luc Penazzi & Christine Boher. (more infos)
Post-Doc: Etude de l’expansion dans les métaux durs. Contact: Alain Daidié. (more infos)


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