Welcome to BCRRA 2022

Welcome to BCRRA 2022

road, airport and trains

We have the pleasure of inviting you to the 11th International Conference on the Bearing Capacity of Roads, Railways and Airfields. 27 -30 June 2022 in Trondheim, Norway.

Rasmus S. Nordal distinguished lecture by Andrew Dawson - Developing understanding of aggregates and granular materials. (list of references)


Proceedings, volume 1, 2 and 3

cover of the 11th BCRRA proceedinngs, volume 1First part of the proceedings from the Eleventh International Conference on the Bearing Capacity of Roads, Railways and Airfields is published.
The conference was originally planned for 2021, but was postponed one year due to the Covid-19 situation.
The Proceedings will comes in three volumes, one was published in 2021 for authors who need scheduled publishing and the second volume was published June 2022.

Download proceedings, volume 1 here

Download proceedings, volume 2 here

Download proceedings, volume 3 here



The woodem wharves viewed form the old town bridgeClarion Hotel TrondheimNidaros Cathedral, west wall exterior

The city where modern technology, ancient history and local gastronomy go hand in hand!

Trondheim is a thriving city and centre of knowledge with a highly respected university and a research community ranking among the best in Europe.

Founded by the Viking King Olav Tryggvason in 997, Trondheim holds a special place in Norwegian history and culture. Today this heritage, combined with our high academic traditions, makes Trondheim an ideal city for work, investment, research, industry and commerce.

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Confirmed keynotes

Keynote lectures

Andrew Dawson

Andrew Dawson

Assoc. Professor
University of Nottingham, UK
More about Andrew Dawson

Erol Tutumluer

Erol Tutumluer
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, US
More about Erol Tutumluer

David P Connolly

David P Connolly
University of Leeds; UK
More about David Connolly

Dr. Michael Broutin

Head of safety
structures and sustainable design group, French Civil Aviation Technical Center, FR
Michael Broutin on Research Gate

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The conference is organized by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, the Norwegian Public Roads Administration, AVINOR and BaneNor (Norwegian Rail Administration).


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Contact BCRRA: bcrra@ivt.ntnu.no

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Time & Place
BCRRA 2022
Date: 27 - 30 June
Place:  Clarion Hotel Trondheim
Address: Brattørkaia 1

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