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Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Organisation: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Department: Laboratory of Mechanics and Materials / Polytechnic School
Scientific Officer: Prof. Elias Aifantis

Partner's profile

AUTh-Mechanics Laboratory is mainly concerned with theoretical and experimental studies of plastic flow and fracture phenomena. Gradient plasticity theory for Geomaterials was introduced in the past in a series of joint publications by Professors Aifantis (AUTh) and Vardoulakis (NTUA) to treat localization of deformation and size effect problems.

Areas of Specialization

Role of Research Team


Theoretical models will be developed, calibrated through the solution of example boundary value problems and checked against existing experimental data. The specific problems to be considered are:

DIGA - 2006
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