Structural mechanics

ISL has remarkable technical and scientific knowledge in a wide range of study areas in structural mechanics including:

  • Static mechanics
  • Implicit and explicit dynamic analysis
  • Complex behaviour laws
  • Thermal and/or hydraulic coupling

This is an arch dam, 70m high, built at the end of the 1950s. A detailed diagnosis of the abutment led to envisaging strengthening works, by increasing its weight.


Project and execution studies of the constructions of Phase 8 of the CSFMA.


CIGEO, (Industrial centre for geological storage of HA and MA-VL waste) – Evaluation of the warming due to the heat given off by radioactive waste and its impact on the project.