Projects

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

Identification of continuum mechanical material parameters of granules by means of particle methods (09.2019 – 1.09.2021)

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)

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

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)