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2016
11 NOV

Researchers keen to learn what causes fires in wind turbines

When a fire breaks out in a wind turbine, it often spreads quickly and uncontrollably. Destructive fires are extremely costly from the perspectives of safety, finance...

Fire prevention technology and safety
12 APR

Increased focus on fire safety to reduce fatalities

The number of fire-related deaths in Denmark has been stagnant since the 1980s. Mortality can only be reduced if fire safety becomes a far more integral part of our construction...

Fire prevention technology and safety Mathematical modelling
2015
20 MAY

Researchers learn more about evacuating intoxicated youth

When the wine is in, the wit is out, the saying goes. But how do intoxicated young people act when they need to be evacuated in case of an emergency—for instance during...

Fire prevention technology and safety
08 APR

Weightless experiments prevent fires in space

Associate Professor Grunde Jomaas from DTU Civil Engineering is coordinating an international research programme targeted at fire safety in space. It includes what...

Fire prevention technology and safety Space research
07 JAN

New building featuring the concrete of the future

The super-light concrete deck is emerging as the new floor partition element in construction. The decks offer concrete constructions new expressions while improving building...

Construction materials Building construction Materials Fire prevention technology and safety Indoor climate Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship

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