Nicolas TARDIF


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Bureau : 324213X - Building S. Germain - 2ème

Research Team(s) :
Multiscale Mechanics for Solids (MIMESIS) - 100%

Title : Associate Professor - INSA

Fields of expertise

  • Experimentation
  • Damage & Fracture
  • Thermal Analysis

Activities :

Research axes:

1-Structures integrity under severe thermal-mechanical conditions

Thermal-mechanical behavior of Metals: Plasticity, Creep.

Structural behavior: Localization, Cracking ad Buckling.


2-Metal Additive manufacturing

Directed Energy Deposition: Monitoring and Control.


Tools:

Multi-modal and Multi-axial Experimental Setups.

Thermal-Mechanical Optical Full Field Measurements.

Inverse Methods (Finite element Model Updating).

Biaxial Ballooning Setup (Tension/Pressure) under Fast Thermal Transient (1000°C.s-1) on Zy-4 PWR Cladding.