The main research activities related to the Chair of Ship Structures are:

Analysis Methods
  • Ultimate Strength of Ships and Offshore Structures
  • Experimental Validation
  • Coupling of different Methods
Materials for Shipbuilding Applications
  • Numerical and Experimental Assessment
  • Fields of Application (Corrosion, Production Technology, Repair, Maintenance/Service)
Construction and Equipment
  • Production Technology related to the Design
  • Simplified Structural Designs for Shipbuilding Equipment
Maritime Steel Structures
  • Nonlinearities in Structural Mechanics regarding Large Steel Structures
  • Constructive, Computational and Experimental Evaluation of Steel Plate Structures