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Lightweight Design Wind

The group Lightweight Design Wind delivers lightweight solutions in form of research & development and services specifically for the sector of wind energy. A close cooperation with Fraunhofer IWES and the department Bionic Lightweight Design of imare GmbH provides further expertise in rotor blade and composite know how as well as unconventional bionic development and optimization approaches (ELiSE). The main services and fields of research are:

  1. Lightweight concept development
  2. Lightweight materials and their application
  3. Composite and sandwich construction
  4. Component development and design
  5. FEM - modeling and simulation
  6. Structural optimization

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Fact Sheets


Specific lightweight design for wind energy systems


Optimization of wind turbines components and materials