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National Laboratory of Materials and Structural Models (LanammeUCR ) Transportation Infrastructure Program PITRA-LanammeUCR. Ing. Luis Guillermo Loria-Salazar, MSc , PhD General Director. Areas of expertise. Seismic engineering and risk management .

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National Laboratory of Materials and Structural Models (LanammeUCR)

Transportation Infrastructure Program

PITRA-LanammeUCR

Ing. Luis Guillermo Loria-Salazar, MSc, PhD

General Director

areas of expertise
Areas of expertise
  • Seismicengineering and riskmanagement.
  • Soils and rocksengineering (soilscience).
  • Structuralengineering.
  • Constructionmaterialsengineering.
  • Road engineering (PITRA Program – Law 8114 and 8603).
legal framework law 7099
LEGAL FRAMEWORKLaw 7099

In 1996, Law 7099 givesto LanammeUCR, category of referenceNationalLaboratory in civil and roadinfrastructurefield in Costa Rica

legal framework law 8114
LEGAL FRAMEWORKLaw 8114

Item 6º— Auditfindingstoguaranteethequality of thenationalroadnetwork. In orderto use efficientlythepublicinvestment, theUniversity of Costa Rica willbeabletoholdagreementwiththeNationalRoadway Council (CONAVI) in orderto do bymeans of theNationalLaboratory of Materials and StructuralModelsthefollowingtasks:

Acreditation and training programsforlaboratorytechnicalassistant.

Technicalaudits of projects in execution.

Twoyearlyevaluation of allthelongnationalroadnetwork.

Yearlyevaluation of theroads and bridges underfranchisse.

Constantlyupdated of technicalspecifications manual and publications of a new edition (reviewed and updated) each ten years.

Technicalauditstothelaboratoriesinsidetheroad sector.

Technical Support tothe director of the MOPT Road Direction, as totheminister and viceministerfromthe sector.

Execution and supportwithupdatingprograms and transfer activities of technologyaddressedtoengineers and inspectors.

Researchprogramsaboutpavementsinfrastructureproblemsfromthe country.

legal framework law 8603
LEGAL FRAMEWORKLaw8603

Octuber 11st, 2007

ChangetotheLaw 8114.

  • Item 5: Sourcesshouldbetransferred in directway.
  • Item6: “j – Withthepurposetoguaranteethequality of thecantonal roadnetworkand forreasonableapplicablethings, themunicipality and the UCR, bymeans of the LanammeUCR, couldcelebrateagreementsto do equivalentstaskstothepointsbefore.
costa rican reseach
Costa RicanReseach
  • Law 7099-1996
    • Establish a National Laboratoryconstructionmaterials LanammeUCR
    • All the construction technologies must be tested and evaluated by LANAMME.
    • Agreement Interamerican Development Bank (BID) and UCR USD 1 million to build the laboratory and acquire initial equipment.
history
History

LANAMME’spavementlab: 1997

1 Marshall hammer.

2 viscometers.

1 penetrometer.

history1
History
  • The condition of the highway system of Costa Rica in 1997
    • Lack of government control (DOT).
    • Empiricism in the making-decision process.
    • Most of the projects failed nearly after construction.
history2
History

Congresscreated:

LAW 8114: 2002

law 8114
Law8114
  • FUEL TAX: 30% of the market price of fuels will be used to do rehabilitation of the Costa Rican’ roads and highways.
  • The congress assigned the 1% of the tax to LanammeUCR for accomplishing various objectives.
law 81141
Law 8114

Objectives

  • Auditing the rehabilitation projects constructed with the DOT funding.
  • Applied research of the problems of the national road network.
  • Technology transfer and acreditation of engineers and technicians.

USD 1,5 billion 2012-1016

PUBLIC INVESTMENT

law 81142
Law 8114

Objectives:

  • Evaluation of the national road system every two years with high-tech equipments: FWD, RSP, Geo3D, laser macrotexture and Griptester.
  • Advising the municipalities and local governments in QA/QC, pavement design, material design and analysis, PMS,etc.
  • Advising specific needs of the Minister of Transportation.
  • Evaluation of the national bridges system.
  • Developing of the Standard Specs. Manual.
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Universidad de

Costa Rica (UCR)

Simbología

Unidad Actual

------- Unidad proyectada

1 Gerente de Calidad

2 Gerente Técnico

Alcance de la Acreditación

Director LANAMME

Coordinador Unidad de

Gestión de Calidad

(UGC)1

Consejo Asesor

Jefatura Administrativa

Asistente del Coordinador

de la UGC

Secretaría

Dirección

Recursos

Humanos

Cómputo

Recepción

Mensajería

Proveeduría

Coordinador General de

Laboratorios2

PITRA

Coordinador

Ingeniería Sísmica

Coordinador

Coordinador de Laboratorios

Infraestructura Vial

Coordinador de Laboratorios

Infraestructura Civil

Estructuras

Coordinador

Geotecnia

Coordinador

Jefe

Lab.Ensayos

Dinámicos

Pavimentos

Jefe

Laboratorio

de

Fuerza

Jefe

Laboratorio

Mezclas

Bituminosas

Jefe

Laboratorio

de

Estructuras

Jefe

Laboratorio

Ligantes

Asfálticos

Laboratorio

de

Campo

Fuerza

Técnicos

Técnicos de

Laboratorio

Técnicos de

Laboratorio

Estructuras

Técnicos

Técnicos de

Laboratorio

Técnicos de

Laboratorio

Profesionales

LanammeUCR Organization Chart

  • More than 80 testsaccreditedby ISO 17025.
  • Firstlaboratory of theareawiththataward.

Jefe

Laboratorio

de Concreto

y Agregados

Jefe

Laboratorio

Geotecnia y

CBR

Geotecnia y

CBR

Técnicos

Concreto y

Agregados

Técnicos

Secretaria

Coordinador

General de

Laboratorios

Encargado de

Recepción

de Muestras

Encargado de

Mantenimiento

Encargado de

Bodega

Mecánico de

Precisión

current installed capacity
CURRENT INSTALLED CAPACITY
  • 150 workers
      • Civil engineers
      • Chemical engineers
      • Chemists
      • Mechanical engineers
      • Administrators
      • 3 Lawyers
      • Technical of laboratory
  • 50 assistant students
current installed capacity1
CURRENT INSTALLED CAPACITY
  • It is one of the most equipped laboratory around the world in materials and structures engineering.
  • In roads, it is classified as one of the 5 most equipped laboratories in the world.
buildings area
BUILDINGS AREA
  • Two buildings of laboratories and technology transference center: 8,000 m2
  • Liberia Campus: 1200 m2 of buildings in a total area of 10,000 m2
development model
DEVELOPMENT MODEL
  • Even though having sources, LanammeUCR had generated plans and projects.
  • LanammeUCR created a development platform from 1995 to 2001
  • The definition of the Law 8114 was done when a development platform existed
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PITRA

Objetive

We are lookingfortheimprovement in the QUALITY OF LIFE of thecostaricanpeople and our COMPETITIVE as country

pitra
PITRA

TransportationInfraestrutureProgramfrom LanammeUCR

Alsoouracademicwork, since 2002 itcoordinatesdirectlyworksassignedbytheLaw 8114 to LanammeUCR

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PITRA

  • Entities of lawtogiveresults of thework of auditfindings:
  • LegislativeAssembly,
  • AdministrationMinistery,
  • MOPT,
  • GovernmentAccountability Office and
  • PublicBodyResponsibleforDefendingPublicRights.
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HistoricalMoments

  • There are threephases:
  • 2002-2007: Phase of so muchdisagreementwith MOPT-CONAVI-Industry.
  • 2007-2009: Betterrelationship.
  • 2009-2013: Time of so muchinterchagewithevery sector, firsttherelationwiththeindustryimproves, thenwith COSEVI, MOPT and CONAVI.
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HistoricalMoments

  • 2009-2013
  • More than 50 mettingswithbuilders, consultants, privatedlaboratories, and others.
  • 2011: ItwascreatedtheACCORD FOR THE RESCUE OF THE NATIONAL ROAD NETWORK: CCC, CFIA, ACCCR, A. of Consultants, UCCAEP.
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Atypicalresponsabilities

of theacademy

  • Directrelationshipwith CGR.
  • Meetings in assembly, court, etc.
  • Participation in conflictivesituations: Bridge overtheRiver Virilla, publiccontracts, etc.
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Developmentbasedonplanstomediumterm

  • Preparation of workeswithpostgradestudies
  • Five-year plan
  • Anual budget of fundsfromlaw 8114
  • Examples:
    • New building
    • Liberia Campus
    • HVS purchase
    • Acquisitionvibratingtable
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WORK PIVOT:

TechnologicalTransference

Technicalsupport

Audit of theNational Network Road

AppliedResearch

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Academicmodel of development

90 workers

8 Ph D

12 M Sc

Graduatedfrom:

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Academicmodel of development

  • 40 studentassitants in 2013
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ScientificPotential

  • Nano-Scaleevaluations
      • AFM, Raman, Infrared, DSC,
      • DMA
  • Materialsevaluation
      • Rheology
  • Dynamiccharacterization of the material
      • Fatigue, E*, RLT, Creep, APA, Hamburg Wheel
  • Behaviorevaluation
    • Natural ScaleTrackInstrumentation
    • HVS

NANO

MICRO

MACRO

NATURAL SCALE

current installed capacity2
Current Installed Capacity

NANO

MICRO

MACRO

NATURAL SCALE

material analysis
Material Analysis

Raman & AFM

budget invested equipment and facilities
Budgetinvested: equipment and facilities

Maintenance:

USD 1 millon/year

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AGREEMENTS AND ACTUAL CONTRACTS (OPERATING)

PROMEVIAL

Significant change in the quality life of citizens

Improving in thequality of thestructure

scientific and technical magazines
Scientific and Technical Magazines
  • Road Infrastructure
    • Semestral, 1999
  • Technicalnewsletter PITRA
    • Biweekly, 2010
  • Specialpublications
    • 2011
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RamanSpectrum

DSC

TGA

Recycledmaterials

FT-IR Gas

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PaveLabFacilities

Research done

Horizontal Stresses Horizontal Strains

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Summary

  • 50 researchprojects
  • 240 technicalaudits of roadsprojects
  • > 240 training courses
  • > 40 000 km evaluatedpavements
  • > 3 000 participants in TT
  • Agreementwiht 35 municipality
  • Technicalspecification manual ready, therewillbeready 3 more in 2013 and others 3 more in 2014
  • > 20 technicaladvisedtotheminister
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2012…

Thankyouverymuch

http://www.lanamme.ucr.ac.cr/

[email protected]

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