EXPERTISE

 

STEEL STRUCTURES

 

LAB FACILITIES

  • Structural engineering testing lab at the University of Windsor is one of the largest and tallest in Canada. It has the following key features:

  • Total strong floor area of about 600 sqm. Ceiling height of the lab is about 15 m

  • Two strong walls (each is 11 m tall and 5.7 m long)

  • It has a 20-ton capacity overhead crane, one 5-ton forklift, and one  10 m tall Caesar lift

  • One strong beam with adjustable height (up to 10 m) for application of up to 3000 kN tension-compression loads

  • One tall testing frame for testing of walls of up to 6 m tall

  • One very large 3000 kN capacity loading frame for testing large structural specimens such as bridge decks

  • One loading frame for application of up to 5000 kN axial tension-compression load

  • One small loading frame for testing medium structural testing specimens such as beams and columns

  • Two MTS made fatigue testing actuators and test frames with 500 kN and 250 kN capacities

  • One Instron made test frame for fatigue tests on small samples and materials

  • One MTS made universal loading actuator (1700 kN capacity) with a 30-inch stroke

  • MTS Hydraulic pump with a controller for running MTS fatigue and MTS universal actuators

  • Pressure cycle test facility on pipes and pressure vessels

 

CURRENT PROJECTS

 

COLLABORATORS

Total Research Funding of Over $5 Million Received
 
From 30+ Sponsors And Research Collaborators
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CONTACT

Inquiries

For any enquirers  or information on large-scale  or heavy testings and finite element analysis  of structures or structural components, or others please contact Dr. S. Das:

 

Dr. S. Das, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 401 Sunset Ave, Windsor, ON N9B 3P4, Canada

e-mail: sdas@uwindsor.ca

Tel: 1-519-253 3000 ext. 2507 or fill out the following form

Laboratory Address

Centre for Engineering Innovation,

University of Windsor,

Windsor,

ON N9B 3P4

 

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