Geotechnical Centrifuge

TU Delft, Delft / The Netherlands

Scope

The geotechnical centrifuge at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) is used as a physical modelling facility to investigate various geotechnical problems, such as slope stability, levees and embankments, soil-structure interaction under static and dynamic loading, tunnelling, excavations, as well shallow and deep (offshore) foundations.

Specifications

The geotechnical centrifuge at TU Delft is beam type centrifuge with two identical baskets connected with the rotating arms. The main specifications are summarized below:

Dimensions
Radius 1.22 m
Basket size 400 x 500 x 500 mm
Maximum payload 30g at 300g
Max rotation velocity 450 RPM
Max. data logging frequency 200 kHz
Number of data logging channels 46
Data transfer system Wireless router and fiber-optic slip rings
Geotechnical Centrifuge
Facility Details
Name Geotechnical Centrifuge
Short Name Centrifuge
Owner TU Delft
Location Delft / The Netherlands
Website https://www.tudelft.nl/citg/over-faculteit/afdelingen/geoscience-engineering/laboratory/facilities/geotechnical-centrifuges
Contact A.Askarinejad@tudelft.nl
Head of facility Amin Askarinejad
Construction year 1990

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