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COFIT Webinar

The Webinar “COFIT – Reliable and efficient computational tool for deriving the fracture parameters of fibre reinforced concrete (FRC) from inverse analysis – application to FEM-based design of FRC structures” will be held on the 5th of May, at 15:00, using the ZOOM platform. The webinar features the following presentations: Joaquim Barros | CiviTest“The challenges posed by the experimental tests…

“PreSlabTec” International Webinar

An international webinar for R&D project “PreSlabTec – Innovative constructive system for lightweight fully pre-fabricated slab of high behavioural performance” will be held on the 26th of May, at 15:00, using the ZOOM platform. More information related to this R&D project, promoted by CiviTest, Serralharia Cunha and University of Minho, can be found in https://civitest.pt/preslabtec/. Participation in this public session is…

3rd “EcOffShoreBE” Webinar

The 3rd Webinar of the “EcOffShorBE” group will be held on the 26th of February, between 14:30 and 15:30, using the ZOOM platform. EcOffshorBE (Eco Offshore Built Environment) is formed by the CiviTest company (leading entity) and the University of Minho (represented by the Departments of Biology, Industrial Electronics, Polymer Engineering and Civil Engineering). This new collaborative structure aims to…

FRCcalc v2.0.0

Civitest lauched a new version of FRCcalc (v2.0.0). FRCcalc is a software developed for the analysis and design of structural members in fiber reinforced concrete (FRC) with or without conventional steel reinforcements. It can be used to perform ultimate and serviceability limit state safety verifications of FRC structural members, considering the recommendations and design guidelines of fib Model Code 2010.…

Launch of FRCcalc

Civitest lauched a new software – FRCcalc v1.36 – developed for the analysis and design of structural members in fiber reinforced concrete (FRC) with or without conventional steel reinforcements. The software can be used to perform ultimate and serviceability limit state safety verifications of FRC structural members, considering the recommendations and design guidelines of fib Model Code 2010. For more…

“PreSlabTec” Workshop

The Workshop for R&D project “PreSlabTec – Innovative constructive system for lightweight fully pre-fabricated slab of high behavioural performance” will be held on the 27th of July, between 14:30 and 16:30, using the ZOOM platform. The project PreSlabTec, promoted by CiviTest, Serralharia Cunha and University of Minho, intends to use new materials and manufacturing methods for the development of an innovative…

2nd “EcOffShorBE” Webinar

​The 2nd Webinar of the “EcOffShorBE” group will be held on the 3rd of July, between 14:30 and 16:30, using the ZOOM platform. EcOffshorBE (Eco Offshore Built Environment) is formed by the CiviTest company (leading entity) and the University of Minho (represented by the Departments of Biology, Industrial Electronics, Polymer Engineering and Civil Engineering). This new collaborative structure aims to…

2nd Position in International Blind Simulation Competition

CiviTest participated in the blind simulation competition for predicting the behaviour of fibre reinforced concrete (FRC) beams of real scale. Amongst a pole formed by 36 international participants using the most well-known FEM-based computer programs and involving the most reputed designers and scientists in the computational mechanics for the analysis and design of FRC structures, we are proud to announce…

Participation in the “3rd RILEM Spring Convention 2020”

CiviTest participated in the “3rd RILEM Spring Convention 2020” (RILEM-SC), which was held in Guimarães, between the 10th and the 14th of March 2020. CiviTest presented the following two papers: – “Urban Furniture in Fiber Reinforcement Concrete with High Durability“, by Felipe Melo, Inês Costa, Tiago Valente, Cristina Frazão, Christoph de Sousa, Ana Moreira and João Sá. – “Integrated model…

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