STRUCTURAL AND MATERIALS MECHANICS
This work involves the behaviour of composite structures applied to different industrial segments. Our research aims to develop new solutions in the area of architecture as well as in the perfection of processes for the design, dimensioning and manufacture of parts and subassemblies.
In the design phase, this may involve, for instance, integration of the anisotropy characteristic of the composite into the design rules in order to optimise solutions. During the calculations, the challenge lies in developing models that factor in the characteristics of the composites and the richness of the possible solutions (new resin, new thickness range, new fibre orientations).
- Digital simulation
- Laboratory testing
- Analytic formulation
- Materials characterisation
- Systems (signal processing, IT, automation)
Once the modelling has been established, we have a corpus of data capable of indexing and predicting the behaviours of composite materials.
- Eric ParoissienPhysics Engineering Expert
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Eric ParoissienPhysics Engineering Expert
+33 (0)5 34 36 26 84
<p style="text-align: justify;">Eric Paroissien completed <a href="http://thesesups.ups-tlse.fr/3/">his doctoral thesis</a> at Toulouse University III on the mechanical behaviour of bolted and glued hybrid assemblies in aeronautics.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">The objective is to model in order to understand better, and to understand in order to model better. Within this framework, a partnership with the "Institut supérieur de l’aéronautique et de l’espace" (ISAE), an aerospace engineering school in Toulouse, was launched to facilitate research on bolting and glueing with professor Frédéric Lachaud.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">In 2007, he joined Sogeti High Tech in Toulouse, where he had the opportunity, within the framework of research, to continue his thesis work for Airbus. Since 2008, he has been in charge of an internal innovation project, dubbed JoSAT (Joint Stress Analysis Tool), which aims to improve our understanding, by means of modelling, of the mechanical behaviour of multi-material assemblies (metals, composites) and multi-technique assemblies (bolting, glueing) in order to produce an industrialisable analysis and design tool from these relationships.</p>