Experimental Mechanics, Calculation and Transports (MECATRAN)

Última actualización: 04/02/2019

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Presentation

In 2005 a group of professors and researchers from the Mechanical Engineering Department of Carlos III University of Madrid decided to create a research group "Experimental Mechanics, Calculation and Transports (MECATRAN)" to unify their knowledge developed along the past years and achieve the excellence aims established by the scientific community.

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Contact details

Research group MECATRAN
Carlos III University of Madrid
Avda. de la Universidad, 30
28911 - Leganés (Madrid) Spain
mecatran@listserv.uc3m.es

Líneas de Investigación

Nowadays, the group is currently working at:

  • Advanced simulation techniques in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Measurement techniques and advanced experimental tests.
  • Biomechanics.
  • Railway and road vehicles.
  • Intelligent vehicles. 
  • Transportation.
  • Traffic Engineering.
  • Accident Reconstruction.
  • Environmental studies, recycling and waste management.
  • Graphical engineering and Virtual Reality.
  • Acoustic and vibration.
  • Applications of the Artificial Intelligence in mechanics: neuronal network, fuzzy logic, genetic algorithms, etc.

News

 Title of the project: CITIES Timanfaya. Financed by: Fondo de Desarrollo de Canarias (FDCAN). Main researchers of UC3M: José Luis San Román and José María Armingol. Partners: Universidad Carlos III, Asociación Española de la Carretera, 2RK Consultores en transporte inteligente, Mapfre España, Grupo Mecánica del vuelo de sistemas, Vázquez y Torres ingeniería, GMR Homologaciones, Albufera Energy Storage, and Instituto Nacional de Técnica Aeroespacial

MECATRAN with MotoGP and Shell  (+ info.)

Collaborations

The MECATRAN research group collaborates with public and private entities.

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