Selected expertises & practical engineering activity
Calculations of foundations under large ventilator for an industrial chimney in Berlin, (Design Office, Gliwice, Poland 1986, cooperation with engineer Janusz CIESLIK) .
Calculations of soil-structure interaction
Design of massive r/c tank for Fiat Corporation (computations using FEM software FLUSH), in cooperation with prof. Alberto CASTELLANI and "Studio Finzi, Nova e Castellani", Milan, Italy, December-January 1989.
Expertises for ABB Poland (ABB-Elpar, Lodz) regarding the seismic qualification and calculations of seismic response of high voltage disconnectors to powere plants in various countries of the World..
Calculations for Marmara-Ereglisi Power-Plant (Turkey), 1997, as well as for other power plants: In India (1999), Chile, Bulgaria (2001) & Ecuador (2002).
Expertises on rockburst induced surface tremors from deep copper mining.
These quakes affect buildings of Polkowice town in South-Western Poland.
Pictures below present cracks between panels of an 11 storey, prefabricated building and cracks of a masonry building. Both damages caused by a strong rockburst in "Rudna Copper Mine" on February 20th 2002
A damage of a wall of low residential building and an overall view of this building after repair (after strong rockburst in "Rudna Copper Mine" on May 21st 2006).
Damages of furniture inside of the building (after strong rockburst in "Rudna Copper Mine" on May 21st 2006).
Damages of a masonry building in poor state (after strong rockburst in "Rudna Copper Mine" on May 21st 2006).