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Analog Modeling Laboratory

Contact: Sara Carena

The lab is equipped with several sandboxes for both extensional and compressional experiments, a variety of analog materials, and photographic/video equipment to document experiments. It is used for both Bachelor and Master courses as well as for thesis projects.

analog_suppe_sandbox       lab-in_progress

wedge_auto_box                materials


Examples of sandbox models

All models in the videos were made by Florian Hofmann, and the experiments carried out in the analog lab: videos of different types of experiments (extension, compression, different materials).

  

  3D view of sandbox

Sandbox model of accretionary wedge with dipping base made by students in Fall 2021. 

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Student projects

Bachelor thesis of Florian Hofmann

Student poster presentation, Fragile Earth Meeting, Munich 2011

 

Last updated: 16.11.2021