Computational Modeling and Advanced Simulation in Structural and Geotechnical Engineering (CMASSGE)

Led by: Cosmin CHIOREAN
Fields: Math. Comp. Sci. & Software Eng.
Env. & Earth Sci.
Institution: Technical University of Cluj-Napoca (UTCN)
Scientists/Total: 12/12
Keywords:  Structural and Geotechnical Engineering

Computational and experimental techniques with emphasis on the development and application of advanced nonlinear analysis of structural limit states, push-over analysis for seismic performance evaluation of structures, analysis of structures subjected to wind actions, finite element simulation of composite materials subjected to extreme loads such as ballistic impact and explosions, design and behaviour of composite steel-concrete structures, and application of FEM for geotechnical problems.


Licensed software packages:
ABAQUS v. 6.11 ( , ANSYS, TrueGrid v. 2.3.4 (, CompaqVisual Fortran, MATLAB v. R2011b, Geostru Software Applications (, SAP2000 V.14, Robot Millenium
Equipments (PULSE, the Multi-analyzer System Type 3560, is a versatile, task-oriented analysis system for noise and vibration analysis. It provides the platform for a range of PC-based measurement solutions from Brüel&Kjær; Wind tunnel).
Development of specialized software concerning application of nonlinear analysis to describe complex behaviour of frame structures
Application of FEM in geotechnical problems
Numerical simulation of balilistic impact on composite laminated plates


Development of advanced nonlinear analysis methods able to describe the complex behaviour of 3D steel and composite steel-concrete frame structures with a minimum computational effort. Ultimate strength analysis and design of composite-steel concrete cross-sections with arbitrary shapes subjected to biaxial bending and axial force; Computer automated optimal structural design in seismic zones based on structural performance criteria; Analysis of structures subjected to extreme actions.
Advanced analysis and Design of Structural Systems in Civil and Geotechnical Engineering.
Software development for structural and geotechnical engineering.


Str. Constantin Daicoviciu Nr 15, 400020
Cluj-Napoca, jud. Cluj, România
Tel: +40 264 401345
Fax: +40 264 594967




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