Research in solid mechanics


The Section for Solid Mechanics conducts research in dynamics, vibrations and their active control, machine elements, hydraulics, optimal design, materials mechanics, fracture mechanics, and plasticity. The emphasis of the research is on analytical and numerical modeling complemented by significant efforts in experimental methods.

Research groups:

Materials Mechanics
Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization / TopOpt
Machine Elements and Dynamics
Structural Mechanics

Ilmar Santos