Numerical Simulation, Testing and Mechanics of Composite Materials

Research fields

The research centre “Numerical Simulation, Testing and Mechanics of Composite Materials” is part of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering. The members of the department are involved in the following research fields:


System for structure behaviour analysis during fatigue tests

Integrated system for vibroacoustic analysis (made by LMS GMBH)

MX840 universal amplifier (data acquisition board) with 8 channels for tensometry

Acoustic tube manufactured by Brüel & Kjær

OV301 oven for heat treatment of composite materials with integrated vacuum connections

KD2 Pro thermal property analyser for liquids and solids

DV-II + PRO digital viscometer

SIGMA 700 tensiometer

Products and services with innovative potential

Lightweight composite structures
Lightweight metal structures
Optimization of mechanical structures
Hybrid composite materials reinforced with natural fibres and glass fibres


Research grants won in national / international competitions

Projects / contracts with third parties (with the economic environment)


  • SIEMENS – Brașov
  • AUTOLIV România
  • Polytechnical University of Bucharest
  • Gh. Asachi University of Iași
  • Dunărea de Jos University of Galați
  • Faculty of Engineering and Agriculture of Brăila
  • Ingenieurbüro GmbH, Germany
  • Institut für Luft- und Kältetechnik gGmbH Dresden, Germany
  • Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
  • Research and Development National Institute for Technical Physics Iași (INCDFT Iași)
  • Schaeffler România
  • ICECON București;
  • Institute for Road Vehicles Brașov (INAR SA)
  • SC ICTCM SA Bucureşti
  • SC ICPE SA Bucureşti
  • S.C. Hora S.A. Reghin, Mureș
  • SC Kronospan Romania SRL



PhD students:

  • Afilipoaei R. Cezar
  • Ardeleanu V. Amalia-Florentina
  • Baroianu G. Vlăduț Teodor
  • Chiorpec V. Florin Cristian
  • Dumbravă M. Florin
  • Ghițescu I. Ion Marius
  • Iftimiciuc C. Mihaela Andreea
  • Jitarașu Octavian
  • Limbășan Mihail-Marius
  • Mazilu A. Adrian Ștefan
  • Mupona Munyaradzi Innocent
  • Olăreanu (Ursache) Ștefania
  • Petrici R. Andrei Victor
  • Prodan I. Iulia-Maria
  • Toderiță R. C. Ana