Critical Materials SA is a technological knowledge-based company, based in Guimarães, providing solutions for diagnostic and prognostic (Structural Health Monitoring & Management systems, SHM) of critical applications of materials across diverse markets (surface transports - automotive, railway - aerospace and defense, energy) and High Value Consulting in advanced materials engineering.
S&Int activities include responsibility for the design, implementation, testing and deployment of software systems and their integration with hardware, measurements and simulations. It is also responsible to give support to the other technical areas teams.
M&M activities include the simulation of the mechanical behavior of structures and components by the finite element method; Application of signal processing techniques to structural dynamics data; Development of numerical tools dedicated to post-process data (from either experimental or numerical sources); and monitoring the structural integrity of critical components in in-service conditions;
Sen&I activities include the design and simulation of digital and analog electronic circuits; Program and debug micro-controllers; LabView and Matlab programming; PCB design.