Construction and mechanics

Construction and mechanics

This area covers all aspects of construction and building projects, including static calculations, building physics, architecture, and security. It also covers the design and development of systems and physical products - from mechanical parts in hearing aids to aircraft, wind turbines, gears, and internal combustion engines.

Research subjects

Fire prevention technology and safety Bridge constructions Construction materials Building production and management Building design Building construction Combustion engines Indoor climate Coasts and harbours Engineering Ships and offshore constructions

Departments and Centres

Centre for Oil and Gas - DTU

The Danish Hydrocarbon Research and Technology Centre at DTU is tasked with researching and developing new technologies with a view to improving utilization of the North Sea reserves of oil and gas. The centre is located at DTU and affiliated with research groups at the University of Copenhagen...

DTU Chemical Engineering

DTU Chemical Engineering’s main activities lie within the areas of product design, process design and production in the chemical, biotechnological, pharmaceutical, food technological and energy technological industries.

DTU Civil Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering carries out teaching and research in a number of building relevant courses and subjects, as well as contributes to the establishment of social and commerical values through building technical knowledge and development

DTU Management Engineering

DTU Management Engineering contributes actively to the development of management tools and optimisation of processes by using and re-thinking theoretical engineering perspectives, models and methods.

DTU Mechanical Engineering

DTU Mechanical Engineering conducts teaching and research in basic mechanics, advanced design tools, product development, energy systems, coastal hydrodynamics and marine technology.  

DTU Wind Energy

is a globally leading centre for wind energy with technical-scientific competences in the international front and with a unique integration of research, education and public/private sector consulting.