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LAUM - Acoustical Laboratory of the Université du Maine

 
UMR CNRS no. 6613
Head of the Laboratory : Joël Gilbert
Contact : laum @ univ-lemans.fr
Website : http://laum.univ-lemans.fr

Abstract :

The Acoustical Laboratory of the Université du Maine studies acoustics and ultrasonic wawes for non-destructive testing.

The current research topics are :

  • Acoustic and Mechanic of Materials. This group studies and characterises absorbing materials (foam, felt, wool...) and granular materials. Non-linear acoustics and non-destructive testing are studied to find defects in materials
  • Transducers. This group is interested in analytical and experimental studies on transducers (including miniaturization) and thermo-acoustic refrigeration.
  • Waves-guides.This group studies the propagation of wave-guides including flow effects, non-linear effects and coupling with wall vibrations. The applications of this topic extend from airplane noise to musical instruments.

The Laboratory :

  • Permanent staff : 15 Professors, 3 Emeritus professors, 21 Assistant Professors, 7 CNRS Researchers, 14 Technical staff
  • PhD students : 38
  • Main equipment : 2 anechoic chambers, laser vibrometers, laser velocimeters
  • Main collaborations : Leuven (Belgium), Edinburgh (Scotland), Eindhoven (Netherlands), Gandia (Spain), Stockholm (Sweden), Sendaï (Japan)...

AIRBUS, KLAXON, CTTM, LNE, CSTB, EDF, SNECMA, RENAULT...

Contacts

Eliane ELMALEH
Vice-Presidente of International Relations

Catherine PAINEAU
Head of Administration

Phone :
(33) (0)2 43 83 30 05

ri@univ-lemans.fr (ri @ univ-lemans.fr)