• Nils Koppels Alle, 404, 112

    DK-2800 Kgs. Lyngby


Organization profile

Organisation profile


The section offers teaching within the disciplines:

  • Mechanics
  • Strength of materials
  • Mechanical vibrations
  • Machine elements
  • Composite materials
  • Finite elements
  • Plasticity and fracture mechanics


Research groups at the section work with: 

  • Mechanics and strength of materials
  • Vibration analysis
  • Topology optimization
  • Machine elements


Solid Mechanics has extensive collaboration with companies, institutions and individuals, domestically and abroad, with a continuous adjustment and expansion of the network.

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Research Output

3D study of plastic flow localization at a void-sheet

Tvergaard, V. & Legarth, B. N., 2020, In : International Journal of Mechanical Sciences. 173, 9 p., 105426.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

A 3D Approach for THD Lubrication in Tilting Pad Journal Bearing—Theory and Experiment

Bizarre, L., Andersen, T. B., Daniel, G. B., Santos, I. F. & Cavalca, K. L., 2020, In : Tribology Transactions. 63, 1, p. 120-132

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Active Warping Control For Damping Of Torsional Beam Vibrations

Hoffmeyer, D. & Høgsberg, J., 2020, (Accepted/In press) Proceedings of the 9th Conference on Smart Structures and Materials SMART 2019. Benjeddou, A., Mechbal, N. & Deü, J. F. (eds.). International Center for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingArticle in proceedingsResearchpeer-review



Multi-scale design methods for topology optimization in the context of extremal stiffness

Jeroen Peter Groen (Guest lecturer)

7 Nov 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsGuest lectures, external teaching and course activities at other universities

New trends and challenges in the mathematics of optimal design

Jeroen Peter Groen (Participant)

10 Jun 201914 Jun 2019

Activity: Attending an eventParticipating in or organising workshops, courses, seminars etc.


Homogenization-based topology optimization for multiple loading cases

Jeroen Peter Groen (Speaker), , Florian Cyril Stutz (Other), , Ole Sigmund (Other), , Erik Träff (Other), & Jun Wu (Other)

20 May 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations


Best Student Presentation Award

Toftekær, Johan Frederik (Recipient), 10 Oct 2019

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions


DTU's Young Researcher Award 2017

Joe Alexandersen (Recipient), 27 Oct 2017

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

ISSMO/Springer Prize for Young Scientist 2015

Joe Alexandersen (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

Press / Media