LOUF, François

LMT Cachan / Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan

61 av. du Pt Wilson - F94235 Cachan cedex - France

francois.louf AT lmt.ens-cachan.fr

tél: 33 (0) 1 47 40 21 86

Current position

Assistant Professor at ENS Cachan, member of LMT Cachan

Education

Mechanical Engineering, ENS Cachan (1999)

PhD at LMT Cachan / ENS Cachan (2003)

Research Activities

Verification of finite element models

Validation of finite element models (lack of knowledge theory, model updating)

Active control of ligth structures

PHD Co-Supervision

2008 • J. Panetier - Strict bounds for the stress intensity factors computed by the finite element method (P. Ladeveze)

2008 • P. Enjalbert - Extension of the Lack Of Knowledge (LOK) theory to excitation sources (P. Ladeveze)

2009 • C. Gouttebroze - Reduced models for active control of light structures (L. Champaney)

2010 • P.E. Charbonnel - An updating method for structural dynamics models with unknown excitations (P. Ladeveze)

Selection of Publications

• J. Panetier, P. Ladeveze, F. Louf, Strict bounds for the stress intensity factors computed by the extended finite element method. CFRAC 2007 - 1st International Conference on Computational Fracture and Failure of Materials and Structures, 2007

• P. Enjalbert, P. Ladeveze, F. Louf, G. Puel, T. Romeuf, On the Lack-Of-Knowledge (LOK) theory for computational structural elasticity problems, IMAC XXV - A Conference & Exposition on Structural Dynamics, 2007

• B. Faverjon, P. Ladeveze, F. Louf. An updating method for structural dynamics models with uncertainties, Shocks and Vibrations, Vol 15, 3-4, 2008

• F. Louf, J.P. Combe, J.P. Pelle, Constitutive error estimator for the control of contact problems involving friction, Computers & Structures, Vol 81, Pages 1759-1772, 2003