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Geotechnical Centrifuge of the Gustave Eiffel University

Inaugurated in 1985, the geotechnical centrifuge, located in the Nantes campus of the Gustave Eiffel University, is a large research equipment unique in France


Modernisation and acquisition of equipment for the Geotechnical Centrifuge

The 2014-2020 State-Region Plan Contract has made it possible to develop, renew and modernise the experimental equipment of the Geotechnical Centrifuge located on the Nantes Campus.



.. and also... Section box, Rectangular container base, Mini cameras, 3D printer, BK accelerometer, Piston pump, Laser sensor, Computer, Transparent face container and Welding machine.


A Martian probe tested in centrifuge

In December 2021, the parachute system of the Martian probe for the ExoMars mission was tested in a centrifuge.

We wish a good landing on this probe !!!

Centrifuge test on a monopile foundation for offshore wind turbine