Projects

Our professors and scientific staff are currently investigated in numerous projects concerning structural design and analysis.

LESSMAT – Lightweight system for passenger trains and cruise ships with improved material utilization and more efficient production procedures (07.2021 – 06.2023)

Fatigue of Thermal Cut Edges in Shipbuilding Steel Structures (01.2021 – 12.2022)

CorroFAT – Influence of corrosive media on the fatigue strength of offshore wind turbines (12.2020 – 11.2022)

HealthProp – Life Prediction and Health Monitoring of Marine Propulsion System under Ice Impact (06.2020 – 05.2023)

MOSAiC – Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (09.2019 – 10.2020)

Identification of continuum mechanical material parameters of granules by means of particle methods (09.2019 – 09.2021)

Efficient simulation of heterogeneous structures with the Finite Cell Method (09.2019 – 08.2022)

CellGuide – Structural optimization of cell guides on container ships (09.2019 – 08.2022)

Development of a multi scale ice material model for the simulation of brittle ice structure Interaction (05.2020 – 04.2022)

OPTICS – Optimisation of large complex structures considering accidental loads (06.2019 – 05.2022)

A two-scale simulation approach of the collision behavior of double hull vessels filled with particles (05.2019 – 04.2021)

Modelling and simulation of cables with high-order finite elements (02.2019 – 01.2021)

Collision resistance of container ships with LNG membrane tanks

Nonlinear Wave-Ice Interaction (10.2018 – 09.2020)

CEPOLAR – Recommended practise of scenario based risk management for Polar waters (09.2018 – 12.2021)

FATice – Fatigue damage from dynamic ice action (7.2018 – 06.2021)

TSCHALL – Low-frequency sound radiation of machine noises into the water (07.2018 – 06.2021)

ICESHIP – Influence of spatial and temporal variations in ice loading on the design of ship structures (06.2018 – 03.2021)

High-order immersed-boundary methods in solid mechanics for structures generated by additive processes (04.2018 – 03.2021)

Approach to consider welding residual stresses in fatigue design using direct numerical simulations (01.2018 – 06.2020)

Hydroelastic simulation of the acoustic behaviour of ship-propeller configurations with and without cavitation (06.2017 – 05.2022)

Numerical and experimental Sea Ice Loads for Global Dynamics of Offshore Wind Turbines (04.2016 – 02.2019)

Fluid-structure interaction and optimization of a floating platform for offshore wind turbines FSIOpt (03.2016 – 08.2019)

ESM-50 – Fatigue strength of welded structures under sub-zero temperature (01.2016 – 09.2019)

SoLStICE – Partial and temporal Load variations in large-scale ICe-structurE interaction (01.2016 – 12.2017)

Holistic treatment of the design relevant features of ships and shipping and their identification to ensure safe arctic operations and transport (01.2016 – 12.2017)

Simulation and experimental testing of the collision behaviour of ships with double hulls filled with particles (10.2015 – 02.2020)

Integration of bonded window strips or glass fronts in the strength analysis of ships (12.2014 – 11.2016)

Development of assessment methods for residual stresses at site joints of large-scale steel structures (01.2013 – 06.2015)

Ultimate strength of window structures in areas relevant for damage stability and safety (01.2012 – 12.2014)

Load Carrying Behaviour of Window Structures (11.2010 – 10.2012)