LSF
 

Structural Design and Testing

 

Vores ambition er at udvikle metoder til forudsigelse af den strukturelle respons af komposit- og metalstrukturer udsat for kompleks belastning. Gennem forskning og afprøvning af svigtmekanismer og progressiv skade kan vi skabe fundamentet for bedre og mere sikre vindmøllestrukturer.

 

Vi arbejder med design, fremstilling, modellering og test af strukturer. Vi bruger testmetoder og måleudstyr til test i fuld skala og til test af dele af strukturer. Vi bruger digitaliseringsteknologier og sensorer og digitale tvillinger til at fremme effektiviteten og pålideligheden af strukturer.

 

Sektionsleder

Kim Branner
Seniorforsker
DTU Vindenergi
23 65 32 70

Disciplines

  • Testing
    Experimental mechanics
    Fatigue engineering
    Fractography

  • Modelling
    Structural dynamics & engineering
    Solid & fracture mechanics
    Metallurgy & corrosion

  • Design and manufacturing
    Manufacturing engineering
    Systems engineering
    Software engineering

Competences

  • Static and dynamic structural testing
  • Sensors and measurement techniques
  • Experimental modal testing and analysis
  • Finite element modelling
  • Damage progression and material degradation
  • Ultimate strength and non-linear effects
  • Thermo-mechanical model-ling of manufacturing process
  • Machine learning and mathematical optimization

Research area & applications

  • Structural design, innovative manufacturing and testing of wind turbine blades
  • Test, analysis and simulation of support structures and metal components
  • Scanning, inspection and structural health monitoring
  • Creating and using digital twins of structures and their components
  • Development of advanced software tools for design, fatigue and failure prediction.