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2016
28 APR

Annual Report from DTU Mechanical Engineering out now

In our annual report you can get an overview of current research at the department, or you can see the key figures for our production of graduates, PhD theses and publications...

Energy Construction and mechanics Production and management Materials
13 APR

Waste heat from ship engines can be used for electricity production

In industry, there are many sources of low-temperature heat—heat which is often found in connection with waste products such as the hot exhaust gases from a ship’s combustion...

Energy Energy production Energy systems Fossil fuels Construction and mechanics Combustion engines Ships and offshore constructions
04 APR

PhD Defence 11th April: "Tank designs for combined high pressure gas and solid...

Andrea Mazzucco from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, "Tank designs for combined high pressure gas and solid state hydrogen storage" Monday, 11th April, at...

Energy Construction and mechanics Transport and logistics
29 MAR

PhD Defence 5th April: "Industrial heat pumps for high temperature process applications...

Jonas Kjær Jensen from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, "Industrial heat pumps for high temperature process applications. A numerical study of the ammonia-water...

Energy Energy production Energy systems Construction and mechanics
07 MAR

Millions to fund renovation of older public apartment buildings

DTU and a number of partners have signed an investment agreement with Innovation Fund Denmark that provides 35 million DKK for a research project. The money will be used...

Indoor climate Energy efficiency Innovation and product development
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18 JAN

They break turbine blades at Risø

Experiments run in a test hall on DTU Risø Campus demonstrate when, where and how turbine blades break.

Wind energy Energy efficiency Energy production Engineering
12 JAN

Shark skin with X factor

Flow dynamics:   A course project on sharkskin which can be used to make hulls more streamlined suddenly went from being a university project to a research project...

Energy Ships and offshore constructions
2015
08 DEC

DTU seeks to balance energy efficiency and indoor climate in residential buildings

DTU Civil Engineering is heading an international project aimed at ensuring the right balance between energy efficiency and a good indoor climate in residential buildings...

Indoor climate Energy efficiency
02 DEC

PhD Defence 8th December: Numerical Evaluation of the Kalina Cycle for Concentrating...

Anish Modi from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD "Numerical Evaluation of the Kalina Cycle for Concentrating Solar Power Plants" Tuesday, 8th December 2015...

Energy Energy production Energy systems Solar energy Construction and mechanics
19 NOV

PhD Defence 30th November: Design and Modelling of Small Scale Low Temperature...

Jorrit Wronski from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD "Design and Modelling of Small Scale Low Temperature Power Cycles" Monday, 30 November 2015, at 13:00. The...

Energy Construction and mechanics