Institut Pprime

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Institut Pprime (sometimes written Institut P') is a CNRS laboratory created in 2010 and based in Poitiers, France.

Presentation[edit]

The institute depends from the University of Poitiers, ENSI Poitiers and Ensma and has the UPR number 3346. It is the second-largest laboratory from engineering science in France with 572 people working for it in 2014.[1] It has locations in both campus of Poitiers and Futuroscope. It is currently led by Yves Gervais since 2014 after Jean-Paul Bonnet.

The laboratory is sub-divided in three departments:

  • Physics and Mechanics of Materials
  • Fluids, Thermal and Combustion Sciences
  • Mechanics, Structures and Complex Systems

It is the merger of six previous laboratories which was:

  • LCD, Laboratoire de combustion et de détonique (Laboratory of Combustion and Detonics) UPR 9028
  • LEA, Laboratoire d’études aérodynamiques (Laboratory of Aerodynamic Studies) UMR 6609
  • LET, Laboratoire d’études thermiques (Laboratory of Thermal Studies) UMR 6608
  • PhyMat, Laboratoire de physique des matériaux (Laboratory of Materials Physics) UMR 6630
  • LMPM, Laboratoire de mécanique et physique des matériaux (Laboratory of Mechanics and Physics of Materials) UMR 6617
  • LMS, Laboratoire de mécanique des solides Laboratory of Solid Mechanics) UMR 6610

References[edit]

  1. ^ Présentation, Pprime , April the 2nd 2014

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Coordinates: 46°39′41″N 0°21′38″E / 46.6615°N 0.3605°E / 46.6615; 0.3605